The anatomy of a targeted email account hack

“OMG! My email is hacked!” This is a true account of an email hack we’ve just witnessed and helped a client through. It all started with one of our client’s bank account manager calling our client (will call him Bob in this email): Bank: Bob, Happy New Year! We have received an email from your…

Shield Your Identity

What is ID Protect? ID Protect is a service that hides your private information from being displayed publicly in a global database that is frequently used by spammers and data miners to bombard unprotected people with unsolicited advertisements and scams. ID Protect can be used on any domain registration from one of the following TLDs:…

Our New Mail System: Part 2

Spam is the bane of any business, clogging up your mailboxes and reducing employees’ productivity. Nerds On Site works hard every day to improve your profitability, productivity and pleasure. One way is to reduce the amount of spam you get to nothing. Effective out-of-the-box 97% spam protection is achieved with SmarterMail’s structured, multi-layer spam prevention…

Domain-based Reputations

One of the latest techniques in fighting spam is domain-based reputation systems, something that Nerds On Site has integrated into our systems over 2 years ago already. However, the buzz around domain-based reputation has increased significantly, with major ISPs such as Yahoo, Gmail and AOL adding such protection to their spam filters. In brief, every…