1. 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...
  2. I / Diamatrix CC Spamming

    Not impressed with recent communication sent out from / 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 / Diamtrix CC have been harvesting email...
  3. ixian

    HP Deskjet / Hewlett Packard SPAM!!!

    I am receiving spam emails from I never signed up to their mailing list and I have unsubscribed numerous times but the spam continues. I even went as far as contacting Hewlett Packard head office in South Africa and I was given the details for their promotions agency...
  4. jes

    City of Joburg caught selling user email addresses?

    City of Joburg caught selling user email addresses? The City of Joburg is accused of giving away or selling the email addresses of its users for spam purposes
  5. jes

    The worst South African spammers named and shamed

    The worst SA spammers named and shamed The latest ISPA spam hall of shame names and shames email spammers and email address resellers, including spammers who refuse to stop
  6. J

    Have you received spam on your mobile phone screen?

    Like everyone else I receive the usual SMS spam, but this morning I received one of those "You have won R250 000 in the RICA draw etc etc" message on MY IPHONE'S SCREEN! Has anyone else seen this? This is new to me and the message has disappeared. The only other time I receive messages on my...
  7. jes

    Worst spammers in South Africa revealed

    Worst spammers in SA revealed The latest ISPA Spam Hall of Shame lists South Africa’s biggest email spammers and email address resellers
  8. NomNom

    SMS Spam: Post yours here

    If there already is a thread for this I apologize. Was thinking of replying but that would make things worse I guess, could just phone the number at like 2am, 3am in the morning :D
  9. QuintonB

    POPI to render no-spam list useless

    No-spam list for SA rendered useless? The Protection of Personal Information Bill will render the national opt-opt register for direct marketing moot
  10. jes

    SA e-mail spammers named and shamed

    SA e-mail spammers named and shamed ISPA has updated its Spam Hall of Shame, naming and shaming South Africa’s largest email spammers and address resellers
  11. jes

    Killing spam in SA: POPI

    Killing spam softly: POPI in South Africa The Protection of Personal Information Bill could effectively make “direct marketing” without permission, or spam, illegal in South Africa
  12. U

    Create SPF record to include Mweb's mail relay servers

    Hi all, As the heading states, I need to create a SPF record on my DNS that will include Mweb's Mail relay servers as I use to send all my email and I have been bombarded with spoofed Spam mails coming either from myself or one of our domain users. Let me give you all background...
  13. jes

    Suspect arrested for largest cyber attack in history

    Suspect arrested for largest cyber attack in history A Dutch citizen has been arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history
  14. D

    Gadgets - Telkom Phone required with the following features.

    My Wife is going crazy with the number of spam calls on our Telkom line, so I'd appreciate any advice regarding locally-available gadgets or phones that have the following features: Copied from a SlashDot forum post: Microsoft released a 900MHz cordless phone back in late 1998 that had all the...
  15. H

    Esquire please explain

    Why was I added back onto the mailing list? :mad: I shouldn't have to create a thread about this, let alone two threads... You have my details from the last attempt to unsubscribe.
  16. jes

    Cyber attack of unprecedented scale slows global Internet

    Cyber attack of unprecedented scale slows global Internet Spamhaus alleges that Cyberbunker is behind one of the largest cyber attacks in history, resulting in global Internet slow-downs
  17. jes

    Turkish govt. agency caught faking Google webpages

    Turkish govt. agency caught faking Google webpages An agency of the Turkish government deployed a deceptive version of some Google web pages, possibly to monitor activity by its employees
  18. J

    SMS spam campaign gets UK residents massive fine

    Spammers fined $700K for SMS spam campaign Mass text message campaign gets UK residents fined
  19. D

    Unsolicited Emails - Pandemic

    There is a serious pandemic on the go in regards to Unsolicited emails - especially from some dying member in some foreign country with some crazy amount of money to be inherited. I'm sure MWEB (my ISP) can be clever enough to filter these mails as SPAM as i'm receiving up to 3 a day...
  20. J

    Twitter spam growing

    Warning: Twitter malware on the rise Twitter users may be vulnerable to malware attacks through direct messages