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  11:19:32 am, by Nimble   , 721 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Common Sense, Internet

Not... Learning... Fast... Enough...

This article almost seems to me to be satire. Is it? Probably not. Perhaps it's just the tone of the article that irks me. Well, it's definitely that: But at the same time teachers are becoming more comfortable with using eMail, students have largely… more »


  10:49:51 pm, by Nimble   , 162 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Internet, Spamming

Adding Insult to Jailery

After having suffered through a lot of comment spam this past week (not just on my blogs, but on the gardening forums as well), it was nice to reflect on the Secret Service catching Adam Vitale and Todd Moeler, but it's been more interesting to watch… more »


  11:19:54 pm, by Nimble   , 199 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Internet, Spamming

Comment Spammers Redux

Got comment-spammed this morning. Thirty-one comment spams between 4:53 AM and 5:00 AM. I get the sense that my web space provider was been doing some maintenance this morning. I think... I might be pretty thankful for that. Just semi-random crap from… more »


  01:26:17 am, by Nimble   , 294 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Internet

Google Your Own Tech Support

Oh boy, did I ever have fun with my web space provider over the past while. I just have a cheapie account with a 300 Mb quota, which has been more than sufficient for my needs. So when the account usage suddenly grows by 100 Mb overnight without me… more »


  09:33:21 pm, by Nimble   , 260 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Internet, Spamming

First E-mail Spoof "Attack"

No, it was just under 350 bouncebacks from a spam that forged a nimblebrain address as their 'from:' address. more »


  02:28:03 am, by Nimble   , 560 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Ethics, Internet

Phishers - II

They (though it may be a different "they") are at it again (as if they'd ever stop, of course), on another one of my accounts. This one uses more nasty, urgent language. You can dress it this attempt to con people into going against their better… more »


  02:25:18 am, by Nimble   , 553 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Ethics, Internet


I get a number of phishing e-mails dropped in my e-mail box. What's that? This is nastier than spam. These are criminals in every sense of the word, imitating an emergency or account update from an institution that you might belong to, such as eBay,… more »

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