A load of junk

We all get, and are probably fed up with, spam emails arriving with alarming regularity in our in-boxes. It’s become part of online life, not an acceptable part, but a part of it nonetheless. A report by internet security McAfee states that, last year, a total of 62 trillion (that’s a lot of zeroes) spam and junk emails were sent …

Back to spam for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Ah well, it looks like the spam holiday is over! Two weeks ago, the web hosting firm McColo was shut down and the amount of worldwide spam dropped by two-thirds. You may well have noticed this in your email inbox, I certainly did. From hundred a day to just a few in one fell swoop.