TED Talk: Trolling a Spammer

Back in the early days of spam, I did try replying to a few, but I never got anything like this. Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when… Continue reading TED Talk: Trolling a Spammer

Post Conference Spam

Sadly information technology conferences give our email addresses and phone numbers to the vendors who attended. That results in me getting an uptickĀ of spam especially in the weeks after it. It is easy to tell the spam from the conference because the vendors mention the name of the conference. All the conferences do it. It… Continue reading Post Conference Spam