Startup makes spammers pay

Wednesday, 13 December 2006, 10:47 AM EST

If you've ever wished you could bill spammers for the time spent reading and deleting unsolicited e-mail pitches, your day has come. A new e-mail-forwarding service hopes to make senders pay for access to your eyeballs, and is offering you a piece of the action.

San Francisco-based Boxbe lets you set up an e-mail address and add your friends, family and co-workers to an approved senders list, allowing them to e-mail you for free.

At Wired.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Banking botnets persist despite takedowns

More than 90 percent of all Trojans targeted financial institutions located in US, followed by the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Australia.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Apr 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //