Peas in a Pod

by Linda Szugyi Thank goodness for spam filters.  All of our in-boxes would be buried without them. With the spam folder, we have a handy dumping place for all the Rolex replica offers, questionable drug purchasing links, "free stuff or money" scams, loan sharks, online dating invitations, mail order bride proposals, and of course the inevitable links to … Continue reading Peas in a Pod

A Warning to be Thankful for from Bernard PC

Today is Thanksgiving Day and for the first in a very long time is also the first day of Hanukkah  a lot of you reading this are likely spending the morning either cooking or preparing to eat a huge meal. But later tonight a lot of you are going to be online and tomorrow even … Continue reading A Warning to be Thankful for from Bernard PC

That’s some high quality spam

That's some high quality H²o The Waterboy 1998 If you are a blogger spam is an occupational hazard. Every morning when I get up there are usually several hundred spam comments in my filter (I like to take a quick peek in the off chance there is a false positive dropped in there) that are … Continue reading That’s some high quality spam

Learn to recognize Spam and Phishing fraud

And now a public service announcement for all readers of any political persuasion Got this e-mail yesterday that just screams SPAM & Phishing attempt. Here is a graphic of the message can you spot 5 clues that reveal it to be spam Ok give up, here is the message with the clues marked. Fraudsters don't … Continue reading Learn to recognize Spam and Phishing fraud

We interupt our news/politicts blogging for a public service message about spam

As you might know I spent a lot of year in the tech field fighting virus, cleaning spyware and giving people advice on how to keep from being nailed by online scams etc. When you see this stuff every day you sometimes forget that there are people unfamiliar with the scams out there, so for … Continue reading We interupt our news/politicts blogging for a public service message about spam

Now we have anti-Palin Spam

Most blogs get a ton of spam and I'm no exception, but one thing I always do it take the time to see what my Spam filter has caught. Once in a while it accidentally catches a legit comment or once in a while spam isn't what it seems to be. Remember Hallie Miller? (I … Continue reading Now we have anti-Palin Spam

Upcoming Guests on DaTechGuy on DaRadio

We have an incredible lineup of upcoming Guests on DaTechGuy on DaRadio for the rest of the year Dec 11th 5 p.m. Pam Geller of Atlas Shrugs (with Camp of the Saints in the house) Dec 18th 9 p.m. Dan Riehl of Riehl World View and Big government Christmas day 9 p.m. Our Christmas special … Continue reading Upcoming Guests on DaTechGuy on DaRadio

I’ll say this, the spam comments are getting more creative

The following spam comment was blocked by my filter today: I’m currently being held prisoner by the Russian mafia and being forced to post spam comments on blogs and forum! If you don’t approve this they will kill me. They’re coming back now. Please send help! I've actually seen some "topical" spam (on Afghanistan), where … Continue reading I’ll say this, the spam comments are getting more creative