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The moment every site owner dreads – learning that their site has been hacked. Given the number of automated hacking tools in circulation, it’s no wonder that there aren’t more sites suffering this fate. If you’re wondering whether or not your site has been hacked, then read on to learn about some of the most […]

Blackmail Email Scams

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A relatively new type of scam email has been making the rounds lately: a scam that tries to use blackmail to extort unaware users into paying Bitcoin in return for not releasing compromising material of an adult nature that is in their possession. These emails are increasingly sent from a spoofed email address, sometimes appearing to be sent from […]

What is Spamvertising? Spamvertising is the practice of sending E-mail spam, advertising a website. The word is a portmanteau of the words “spam” and “advertising”. It also refers to vandalizing blogs, online forums or wikis with hyperlinks in order to get a higher search engine ranking for the vandal’s website. Spamvertisers insert links to their […]

What are Microsoft’s email services? Microsoft’s email service consists of hotmail.com, outlook.com, msn.com and live.com domains. As these are very popular email service,s you may eventually experience an issue within your server/network that resorts in you getting blacklist by Microsoft due to undesirable email habits. This could be due a number of things. Ex: Spamming Unsolicited newsletters No opt-out subscription for […]