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ICO Nukes 20,000 Spammers' SIM Cards For Good

By Sam Gibbs on at

Getting less spam texts recently? You can thank our good ol'Information Commissioner’s Office. It’s finally put its newfound muscle into practice and has blocked 20,000 SIM cards responsible for bombarding us poor folk with around eight million spam texts a day.

McAfee's Been Letting Spammers Use You as Their Patsy

By Sam Gibbs on at

Ironically all that spam you get in your inbox might be McAfee’s fault. A flaw has been found in one of its anti-malware programs that’s meant to protect you from this kind of thing. It allows spammers to hijack your computer and flood the world with spam using you as their unwilling accomplice.

The Ultimate Annoying Email Deflector Shield

By Brent Rose on at

Marketers. Exes. Bosses who somehow got ahold of your personal email address. Sure, you could make a filter or click 'report spam' (as if that actually does anything...), but wouldn't it be better if they just stopped emailing you altogether?