Monthly Archives: August 2006
BBC NEWS | Technology | Spammers manipulate stock markets I’ve noticed a lot of pump and dump spam over the past few months. I’m simply amazed people would speculate based on stock spam reccomendations.
Spamassassin with the fuzzy ocr and imageinfo plug-ins have been catching most of the image spam hitting our mailservers. Then I noticed a flood of image spam getting through over the past few days. I noticed the images changed a little as I opened them, and when I examined them more closely, I saw that … Continue reading
Apple – Get a Mac The Mac Guy looks better groomed in the new ads.
Ars System Guide: August 2006 edition The Core 2 Duo E6400 system that Apple should make into a Mac that would be between the iMac/mini and the Mac Pro. I think they could make this Mac without cannibalizing too much of the sales of the Mac Pro, and they could definitely get a lot more … Continue reading
James Stephens » The Problem With Spamassassin’s AutoWhitelist Feature I turned off Razor and AutoWhitelist today on my Spamassassin settings in order to speed up Spamassassin checks. Some spam is still getting through when spammers flood my smtp connections and Spamassassin can’t keep up. The items that Razor caught were already way above the threshold … Continue reading
The JonBenet case, examined. By James R. Kincaid – Slate Magazine For kids really do not fare very well in our culture: Millions of children are, in fact, abused in unspeakable ways. Five hundred thousand kids every year are classified as “throwaways” (children whose parents or guardians will not let them live at home, as … Continue reading
Apple – Report on iPod Manufacturing Kudos to Apple for responding to criticism and producing the report above.
Firedoglake – Firedoglake weblog » Note to Joe: You Get What You Paid For! The first hosing company we went with was on a shared hosting account. This is the same thing that Joe has with MyHostCamp (a shared hosting account is exactly what it sounds like – numerous websites are hosted on a single … Continue reading
Daily Kos: CT-Sen: Why Lieberman’s site is down But now I have the definitive answer as to why Lieberman’s site went down. They are paying $15/month for hosting at a place called MyHostCamp, with a bandwidth limit of 10GB. MyHostCamp is currently down, along with all their clients. Here’s the deal — you get what … Continue reading