Tag Archives: Business

News: Spam Stats Galore

By | July 16, 2003

  If it’s one thing we’re not short of, it’s spam stats. Here are two more, fresh from the PR newswire:   Clearswift, “the world leader in managing and securing electronic communications” (I’ll be honest, I hadn’t heard of them until today), has this week launched a Spam Index, in which it has found that “in contrast to recent… Read More »

News: How To Be A Pornographer

By | July 14, 2003

 Further to my earlier posting about the dangers of folk hijacking your PC to send spam, here’s something from Reuters, appearing on Wired News that confirms the worst: Nearly 2,000 PCs with high-speed Internet connections have been hijacked by a stealth program and are being used to send ads for pornography. The stealth program is a Trojan called “Migmaf”… Read More »

Column: Ethel fights back

By | July 21, 2002

Loose Wire — Tea, Sympathy And Service By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 25 July 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. If you want good customer service on-line, try impersonating a little old lady. It worked for me. Frustrated by the poor response to my own e-mail enquiries to big… Read More »