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  1. D

    Credit Karma Spam

    In the past month or two, I've been receiving spam from Credit Karma about an account which I supposedly registered with them, and for which the registration is almost complete. Usually very careful with my address but admittedly used that address to sign up for a couple of services recently...
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Spammer’s 1.3 billion email address list exposed

    Spammer’s 1.3 billion email address list exposed MacKeeper and CSOOnline have released details about an investigation that revealed the workings of spam operation River City Media (RCM).
  3. marlin178

    Spam Outlook 2013 - please help

    Hi guys, Does anyone know of a free anti spam app that I can install on my work PC to stop the barrage of spam that I'm getting? Google gives plenty of options but I need something that actually works/been tried by you guys. Running Outlook 2013... Any advice would be great!
  4. L

    Email hosting

    What seems to be the general recommendation for email hosting? I'm currently at Godaddy purely because the domain was registered there, however since they started offering office 365, their 'normal' emails have started being hammered with spam (tinfoil hat off) Requirements: 4 mailboxes 1 alias...
  5. J

    DSTV Spamming the hacked LinkedIn Email Database

    As any good netizen, I have been using "plus addresses" for some time, and it's always interesting to see which dodgy companies buy and sell email addresses online. Today I received an invitation to the "DSTV Delicious International Food & Music Festival" from the Spam Agency Scatterlings /...
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    What to do when you get a spam SMS at ungodly hours of the morning

    What to do when you get a spam SMS at ungodly hours of the morning If a spammer is waking you up at all hours, here are the steps you can take to fight back.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    How spammers get your email address

    How spammers get your email address There are many ways spammers can get hold of your email address, and in South Africa spamming is technically not illegal.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Everything you need to know about marketing and spam calls

    Everything you need to know about marketing and spam calls Your phone rings, you pick it up, say hello and it’s someone you don’t know trying to sell you something – or a recorded message.
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    How SMS spammers and sales agents get your number

    How SMS spammers and sales agents get your number There are many ways to capture your mobile number, including Facebook campaigns and mobile apps.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa’s worst spammers revealed

    South Africa’s worst spammers revealed The latest ISPA Spam Hall of Shame report lists South Africa’s biggest email spammers and email address resellers.
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    Considered UNSOLICITED BULK EMAIL, apparently from you...

    Hi all, I have a client that keeps on getting "Content-filter at smtp3.vodamail.internal <postmaster@smtp3.vodamail.internal>" and "Considered UNSOLICITED BULK EMAIL, apparently from you" when sending emails through their vodamail account to various other emails addresses. The client uses...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa among world’s top 40 sources of spam

    South Africa among world’s top 40 sources of spam South Africa is among the world’s top 40 sources of spam, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    How to avoid telemarketers and spammers in South Africa

    How to avoid telemarketers and spammers in South Africa The festive season is a busy time for telemarketers and spammers in South Africa.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    I will not pay R10,000 fine, says spammer

    I will not pay R10,000 fine: spammer The internet service provider fined R10 000 by a regulatory body for sending a spam e-mail was unrepentant on Tuesday.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    SA spammer hit with R10,000 fine

    South African spammer hit with R10,000 fine An internet service provider has been fined R10 000 by a regulatory body for sending spam e-mails to a private individual.
  16. M

    Can we reduce local SPAM ?

    I have listed my name on the national opt out list that the DMASA uses to reduce spam. However, as insurance against leaked personal information, I provide my service providers and my clients with personalized email addresses so that I can track incoming emails. (The so-called spamtrap) This...
  17. aalwees

    SMSes sent from random extra long numbers

    I'd like to discuss this and get some more info about this relatively new phenomenon. I really dislike it. It's a serious irritation and generally a security hazard for the following reasons: 1. It's like spam in that the sender is able to hide to some extent. Every inch that spam spills over...
  18. Anthro

    Afrihost not taking action against SPAMMERS they host

    I have been getting some SPAM mails on my company network recently, investigating the source - I have found the e-mails originate from Afrihost servers. I have sent a complaint to their abuse[at]afrihost.com address, to no avail. Do they not take action ? For eg. I e-mailed WebAfrica about...
  19. T

    SMS Spam

    Hey, Wondering if anyone can help me. I heard on the radio (567 Cape Talk) That one can put one's name on a national database to 'opt out' of receiving adverts/offers/spam messages. Does anyone know where I can find this? I receive about 3 a day and it is driving me MAD even though I reply...
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    Domains.co.za / Diamatrix CC Spamming

    Not impressed with recent communication sent out from Domains.co.za / Diamatrix CC At first I thought it was a once off mail but after poking around and asking some of my clients who too received the same email, that its obvious that Domains.co.za / Diamtrix CC have been harvesting email...
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