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Terra Incognita

Some years ago, I had an e-mail address–with a provider which is now defunct–that was forever inundated with spam. ( I have the nasty suspicion they sold my address to various and sundry unsavory operators.) I discovered the crooked e-mails contained scraps of random prose. 132 more words


Beep Beep Boop

You do recognize the title from above, right? What! It’s the first thing you see after clicking the Create a New Post here on our WordPress blog. 126 more words

Spot the Scammer

I don’t know about you, but lately there have been more and more spam emails getting past my filters and taking up my time. Some of them are funny, but some of them look scarily like real emails from real companies. 1,890 more words


Practical IT: What you need to know about email encryption

It’s surprising how many people aren’t aware how insecure email is.

They are of course aware of spam for the annoyance it causes.

Many also have a horror story about sending an email to the wrong person (or when they didn’t check who was copied on an email when they hit “Reply All”), but they don’t consider how the same underlying issues could affect their privacy. 826 more words