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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Spam filters are very important to any computer that possesses an email and has connection with the internet. The term spam is defined as an unasked email that is commonly a portion of extended promotional events made by businesses and in short, a junk mail. Junk mails or spam cause no trouble and harm to the real world but when we talk about how it affects the online, it's another story. It is worse than having a mailbox full of useless mails.
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are many things that a web designer should know as ultimately one web designer becomes a blogger occasionally. If not a blogger, he or she would at least be a blog commenter. Hence, to keep something in your knowledge you should know what you are doing is correct and won't harm you or your reputation in future.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400If you are wondering 'what is a Spam filter', it is a common application used in your computer system to reduce pornographic material, medicinal promotion and other unwanted computer activities which uses your account. It used to monitor personal e-mail accounts from receiving unnecessary and damaging messages sent by unreliable sources.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Spam mails can be quite a menace, as they clutter the inbox, and make sorting out genuine mails difficult. Spam mails are generally mails which are sent out in bulk from an unrecognized sender, and can contain harmful viruses too, in many situations. Spam e-mails are also known as junk e-mails, and the concept of spamming has been steadily growing since the early 1990s.
Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Once again, people are being emailed or spammed if you want to call it by someone or persons unknown. The computer has allowed people the ability to swindle money from people, scared them into giving money and just spammed from every part of the world.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500It seems the holiday season always means more spam mail. As you await important messages from family and friends, your inbox overflows while you're out shopping because of unwanted spam. Nobody wants to be exposed so how do these tenacious spammers find you anyway?
Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Spam plagues email inboxes around the globe. The cost of spam for businesses and individuals can be steep. From unwanted solicitations to identity theft, spam is a serious issue. Endless hours are spent on spam damage control. A spam filter helps to eliminate these annoying and potentially dangerous communications.
Sat, 01 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0400Nowadays, many of us receive e-mail invitations to join social networking websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, or MySpace. Even if you know the sender and name of a social network to which you've been invited, before you click on an invitation response link, take a second and consider that not all invitation e-mails are what they seem. Some fraudulent "friends" and "social networks" could have drastic consequences to your security and privacy.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Spam celebrated its 30th birthday last month and it's doubtful that anyone that ever owned an email address is singing its praises. In May 1978, 393 employees of Arpanet received the first ever spam email in history from another company called Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) advertising their new computer systems.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400For many companies spam is a serious issue, one that can affect the productivity of their employees. A recent study showed that the average computer user can spend 20 to 40 minutes every day, just wading through spam. For a small business the time spent could be like having a full-time employee on staff just to deal with spam or junk email, which constitutes more than half of the global traffic of e-mail, according to the latest report of the global computer security company Symantec.
Thu, 22 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400More than 180 billion spam messages are sent out each day to over 1 billion Internet users. Many companies are working hard to solve the spam problem, but the first step to stopping spam starts with the consumer.
Mon, 14 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400The term Spam is thought to be derived from a Monte Python skit. But the fact that Spam makes up over 80 percent of emails sent isn't that funny! A Monte Python sketch performed in 1970 references the British rationing during World War II. SPAM was one of the only meat products that was readily available and not being rationed.
Thu, 10 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Spam is the bane of everyone's existence. Unsolicited mail flooding mail boxes has caused many problems world wide. The widely accepted definition of spam is "Electronic communication that contains material of a commercial, solicitational, or illegal nature, directed as part of bulk distribution to any address."
Thu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400The term CAPTCHA may sound strange at first but honestly we're all using it everyday of our lives. The Internet is a platform that allows us to communicate in quick and economic manner. However, this has its own problems because the Internet is also plagued with spammers and there's lot of spam and junk mail that's doing the rounds.
Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Do you bank online? Do you store or use passwords on your computer or the Internet? Do you send personal information in emails? Do you conduct business on your computer? If you answer yes to any of these questions you could be putting yourself at risk just by opening some spam emails.
Sun, 16 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Free forum is the most practical way of starting an online business because it is affordable. But, your problems begin after you have your forum in place. The most annoying problem is caused by spammers. Spammers are the parasites that eat into your business considering the time and effort you have to waste on dealing with them.
Wed, 29 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400How much time do you spend every day to delete spam or read them? Definitely a sizable amount of the precious productive time is spent on dealing with spam. Almost all internet users using emails and mailboxes encounter this problem.
Mon, 27 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Spam control is a headache at all times. Recent times have seen an increase in the number of spammer who hawks the user's computer by sending unsolicited and unmerited emails known as spam. Virus and Spyware are sometimes attached with spam mails.
Fri, 24 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400No mailbox is spared from the attack of spam mails. Fighting spam today is not an easy task, every morning, you open you inbox, spam mails say hello to you and thus, your first task for the day spent on reading or deleting them.
Tue, 05 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Here are a few basics of what this broad subject has to offer up to any individual who wants to know more about it. No, it's not just you. The level of trash e-send is increase out of direction. Don't be ashamed if now you actually accept more spam than habitual letters. Your e-send code's built-in trash send filter and third-groove tools such as Cloudmark's SpamNet and McAfee's SpamKiller trick a lot of unsolicited rubbish, but they're far from ideal.
Wed, 30 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400Internet is definitely making a visible trail of an improved medium of communication. Online businesses and promotions are but just some of the fields that make use of this worldwide connection. Email marketing is indeed of great importance for businesses that concern online promotion.
Wed, 30 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400The CAN SPAM Act of 2003 is an acronym for Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act which became effective January 1, 2004. The said legislation sets the requirements for commercial emails and as well the penalties for the violators.
Wed, 30 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400Spam filter's objective is to clear your inbox from unwanted messages. This is primarily done by analyzing the received email and marking it as spam or legitimate. The analysis varies depending on the type of filter used - content-based filter, whitelist-blacklist filter, etc. Though spam filters vary in detecting spam, the important features are quite the same and true to all spam filters.
Wed, 02 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400Bayesian Spam Filters war on spam through the following methods: email is assessed on the probability of it being either spam or legitimate; it builds its own list of characteristics; keeps on updating its list, learning from its mistakes, thereby increasing its accuracy.
Wed, 02 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400Bayesian Spam Filters work by analyzing and calculating the probability of the contents in the email being spam, and self-building a list of characteristics of both spam and good elements in the message. Its advantage is it is trained on a per-user basis.