Spam Spam

Wasted employee time, storage and security are among the issues facing companies as they grapple with a growing influx of spam into mailboxes.

Spam has become one of the major problems facing companies today. IT managers continue to investigate a range of solutions, looking to stay on top of the lastest developments in this area.

In this Spotlight section iTnews focusses on some of the latest news in this area, to help keep readers up-to-date with what is happening in the industry.

UK health service email crippled by giant reply-all chain

UK health service email crippled by giant reply-all chain

Test email has generated 300 million messages so far.
Nov 15 2016 5:11AM
Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Texts ask users to click on links.
Nov 2 2016 4:16PM
Yahoo email scanning raises European ire

Yahoo email scanning raises European ire

Ireland investigating.
Oct 6 2016 7:09AM
Hacker 'Guccifer' sentenced to 52 months in US prison

Hacker 'Guccifer' sentenced to 52 months in US prison

'Guccifer' believed to have targeted 100 victims.
Sep 2 2016 6:58AM
FBI uncovers 14,900 new Clinton emails

FBI uncovers 14,900 new Clinton emails

Judge orders State Department to review.
Aug 23 2016 3:48PM
Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Police, feds called in to investigate malicious emails.
Aug 5 2016 11:20AM
Aussie businesses hit hard by busted Nigerian email scam ring

Aussie businesses hit hard by busted Nigerian email scam ring

Criminals nabbed.
Aug 2 2016 5:00PM
FBI recommends no charges over Clinton emails

FBI recommends no charges over Clinton emails

But says the presidential candidate was 'extremely careless'.
Jul 6 2016 9:24AM
Telstra hits another nail in BigPond coffin

Telstra hits another nail in BigPond coffin

Introduces new mail service for home broadband users.
May 18 2016 2:34PM
How to protect yourself against social engineering

How to protect yourself against social engineering

[Blog post] The problem is growing.
Apr 19 2016 2:40PM
Tech giants unite to create encrypted email transfer

Tech giants unite to create encrypted email transfer

Seek to make underlying protocols more secure.
Mar 22 2016 8:01AM
Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

More than four million addresses hijacked.
Jan 14 2016 6:47AM
Mozilla floats Firefox-Thunderbird divorce

Mozilla floats Firefox-Thunderbird divorce

Email client needs to go on its own.
Dec 2 2015 11:37AM
Gmail to snitch on unencrypted mail servers

Gmail to snitch on unencrypted mail servers

To encourage further use of SSL/TLS.
Nov 16 2015 10:37AM
Aussies to get instant bank payments to mobiles, email

Aussies to get instant bank payments to mobiles, email

BPay first to jump on board national service.
Oct 30 2015 12:54PM
Turnbull admits to using private email server

Turnbull admits to using private email server

Denies potential issues with freedom of information.
Oct 9 2015 10:27AM
LinkedIn to pay $18.3m in email class action settlement

LinkedIn to pay $18.3m in email class action settlement

Continues to deny any wrongdoing.
Oct 6 2015 9:33AM
Dimension Data scores $32m SA govt email deal

Dimension Data scores $32m SA govt email deal

Swipes work from Telstra.
Sep 7 2015 6:30AM
More Aussie agencies wanted Hacking Team's spyware

More Aussie agencies wanted Hacking Team's spyware

ASIO, IBAC, state police contacted hacked spyware merchant.
Jul 10 2015 10:44AM
Gmail downed by expired certificate

Gmail downed by expired certificate

Most users affected by glitches.
Apr 7 2015 7:01AM

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