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TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice April 24, 2012

Its Tuesday on Tech Juice and Yendi is psyched about a brain wave controlled robot project in Switzerland. There is also news of India’s new title of “Number One Spammers.” Its another great day at TigerDirect TV!

Spam King Nabbed In Stock Fraud Bust

200801006_1_27141.jpgHis bulk e-mails have been clogging inboxes all over the world. His name has been high on Spamhaus’ ten most wanted list.
Federal prosecutors say, his indictment by a federal grand jury has been touted as a major development in the legal battle against unwanted emails.

Where Does SPAM Go? CA Finds Out for You

compcrime.jpgEver wonder what would happen if you just took a chance, made that leap of faith, and bought something from a spam email? If your answer is no; good for you. But since curiosity has killed more cats than it’s saved, there must be a few foolhardy souls that really think that lucrative stock quotes arrive unsolicited in your email. (Hey, it could happen!)


The New Line of Defense Against SPAM: Kittens

Kevin Larson, a researcher at Microsoft Corp.’s Advanced Reading Technologies Group, has come up with a novel way of defeating SPAM emails—asking the sender to identify a photo of a kitten. This is because computers that use automated programs to sign up for (then begin sending SPAM from) email accounts cannot identify the subject of […]

TigerDirect News Update for December 11, 2006

This is the TigerDirect news update for Monday, December 11, 2006.

Today’s podcast includes:

  • Spam on the Rise
  • Bogus Spyware has Korea up in Arms
  • The Wii outsells PS3 in it’s first month of sales
  • WiMax the new ‘copper’ network

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