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ESP Hacker & Spammer Suspect Extradited

ESP Hacker & Spammer Suspect Extradited

An alleged super-spammer purported to have earned a million dollars from phishing and associated criminal activities whilst still studying has finally been extradited from the Netherlands where he was in his third year at university. US federal prosecutors say Vu assisted an unnamed co-conspirator in a scheme to hack into the computer systems of email service providers and send spam

CIS Offers Tips for Avoiding Online Tax Scams

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) recently issued its Protect Yourself from Tax Season Identity Theft Scams booklet to help individuals recognize online tax-related scams and defend against them. The rush to complete tax filings in these last few weeks before the April 15 deadline requires heightened awareness and prudent behavior to minimize risks. Identity theft and

StrongView Announced Record Growth in 2013

StrongView announced record-setting 75% growth for its marketing cloud solutions and 100% growth for its Marketing Services in 2013, as well as a first-of-its-kind SaaS initiative that will fully deliver on the promise of the cloud. StrongView’s solutions approach enabled it to add BMW, Extra Space Storage, Hammacher Schlemmer and other marquee brands to its client

Netmail Announce Healthcare Email Usage Survey

Netmail recently announced the preliminary key findings of an important “Healthcare Email Usage Survey” launched at HIMSS 2014 and conducted by Osterman Research Inc. The research revealed that IT administrators in the healthcare industry face significant risks involving the transmission of sensitive and confidential data and the ability of malware to enter the organization through any

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No Love for Valentine’s Day Messaging

Valentine’s Day presents a viable commercial opportunity for florists, candy manufacturers, stationers and restaurants but businesses who sell products or services to other businesses should reconsider their marketing plan before next February rolls around. “According to our recent study conducted via LinkedIn and email to 250,000 business executives at small and medium-sized businesses, Valentine’s Day messaging does

Digital Brand Interactions Survey from Kentico

Kentico Software, the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, unveiled the results of a new Digital Brand Interactions Survey, the latest installment of Kentico’s ongoing Digital Experience research series. According to the survey, 68% of the general public either never or hardly ever pays attention to what’s posted by the brands they Like or

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Q4 Agari Email TrustIndex

Agari, the provider of real-time data-driven security solutions that detect and prevent advanced cyberthreats targeting consumers and the enterprise, today released its fourth quarter edition of the Agari Email TrustIndex. The Q4 TrustIndex covers the period from October through December 2013 and identifies the sectors and companies that have the highest and lowest risk for


CASL Survival Guide Released

Elite Email released its CASL Survival Guide, an online guide designed to help businesses worldwide prepare for Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) taking effect July 1, 2014. “Marketers and business owners in Canada, the United States and abroad, have four months to get their mailing lists and other databases in shape to ensure compliance with CASL.”

SendGrid Reached 200 Billion Emails Delivered

SendGrid announced that it has reached 200 billion emails delivered and that it has crossed the 150,000 customer mark. In 2013 alone, SendGrid delivered 100 billion emails, which represented an 85 percent increase in email volume over 2012. Recently signed customers include Snapchat, Hightail, Identified, Dwolla, LiveFyre, Atlassian, Sonos, Zillow and SCVNGR. In the last several

Merkle Posts Record 2013 Results

Merkle released its annual Year in Review for 2013. Once again, Merkle experienced a record-setting year with 18.3% growth and a 43% increase in operating profit over 2012. Merkle’s Connected CRM (cCRM)™ approach to building customer strategy as a business strategy has continued to prove an effective driver of client success. The agency’s alignment with the

7 Email Marketing Trends You Cannot Ignore

Are your campaigns reaching the intended audiences? To maximize the power of email — as well as emerging channels such as social and mobile — you have to think about how these channels fit into your overall marketing strategy and objectives. What channels are best suited to build your brand, help deepen customer relationships, or


Experian 2013 Q4 Email Benchmark Report

 Experian Marketing Services, a provider of integrated consumer insight and targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing, showed that overall email volume increased 11.2 percent in Q4 2013 versus Q4 2012, according to its 2013 Q4 Email Benchmark Report. The cross-channel marketing leader also found that there was a 50 percent year-over-year increase in the number of email campaigns