Tag: E-mail spam

3
Jul

Lose an AMAZING 10 lbs per week, heard on Twitter

We ran across this post on the Sophos’ Naked Security blog today. Lose an amazing 10 lbs. It must be true, it was broadcasted on Twitter.  Be wait, it is just a scam. Graham Cluley posted this YouTube video describing what is happening and how to prevent yourself from becoming another victim of this scam….

12
Apr

How to Downsize Your Email

Most professionals receive dozens of emails all day every day, legitimate emails from PR reps touting their companies’ latest achievements, authors offering free excerpts of their latest books, questions from co-workers, instructions from supervisors and so on arrive throughout each day. Add to that any personal emails that come in, and it starts to become…

21
Mar

Blogger Links Blocked by Facebook

Almost everyone has his own blog these days. Many people use Google Blogger because it’s easy and free. With so many people out there who started their own businesses after losing their jobs during the recession, Blogger hosts dozens of professional blogs. Unfortunately, Blogger also hosts dozens of spam accounts, and Facebook doesn’t like that….

28
Feb

IT Security Threats

As hackers become more sophisticated, businesses and individuals become more vulnerable to attack. Everyone must remain vigilant. Installing security software and firewalls are a start, but they certainly aren’t enough. For one thing, security software only works when it’s used. People who install the software without ever taking the time to schedule regular computer scans…

20
Feb

How to Create an Effective E-Newsletter Campaign

E-newsletters are a great way to keep clients and prospective clients informed about your business and the products or services it offers. If you’re going to embark on an e-newsletter campaign, you will, of course, want it to be effective. The first step toward an effective e-newsletter campaign is identifying your target audience. What kind…

9
Jan

FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam

As your trusted IT support specialists we would like to make you aware of the following new malware based bank account scam going around the internet please read and be aware of the following alert from Network World: FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam FBI says ‘Gameover’ can steal usernames and passwords,…

9
Jan

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Mark Zuckerberg and the team from Facebook? Is the social media giant really giving away free iPads and iPhones to random followers and users? We don’t think that Apple has to worry about giving away their hottest products.  After all, they are selling like crazy across the world.  Does…

7
Sep

Strict Anti-Spam Laws Come Into Effect In Canada

As Canada awaits the implementation a new anti-spam law – one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world – it’s time businesses in the country got down to work and changed their emailing practices. If you run a business in Canada, you’d better take this seriously because those found violating the law will have to pay huge amounts as

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23
Aug

Canadians Send 200M Text Messages Each Day

Texting is probably the most common method people use for instant communication. And why wouldn’t they use it? With virtually all new plans coming up with unlimited texting, we doubt if there is anyone who can keep his hands off of his phone. So, how many times do you text in a day? How many text messages do you think

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22
Jan

Acceptable Internet Use In Your Toronto Business

When is it proper to check the latest Toronto Maple Leafs scores and stats at work? Would your boss mind if you book your next vacation on your work computer? Access to the Internet is as common as the telephone. Employees can have access to social networks, travel sites and personal email on the office computer. With this ease of

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