Author Archives: Kim Falkner

About Kim Falkner

VP Marketing for SPAMfighter with a passion for IT-security and blogging. Follow me on Google+ (+Kim Falkner) or LinkedIn (Kim Falkner on LinkedIn)

Here at SPAMfighter, we love receiving gifts, schwag, and free crap, not only during yuletide, but anytime really.  So if you feel inclined, please fell free to send your smartphones, candy, or anything else to our office. It rarely happens, but …

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After our ventures into revealing the Whirl Wind Software fake software scam and the Google Earth scam we now turn our attention to another annoyance -  fake job spam. Yesterday SPAMfighter blocked 1.829.860 spam mails with the subject field: “Administrative Sales Support – Virtual Office”.  Similar subject …

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Hello there! We decided to take little trip down memory lane by taking a look at movies with a cyber crime theme. Why? Because here at SPAMfighter, fighting spam, removing malware and dealing with cyber crime is something we do on a daily …

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Lately, we have witnessed a large outbreak of pirated software spam from a company called “Whirl Wind Software”. In fact, SPAMfighter has stopped approximately four million related spam mails in the past few days. We’re not completely sure why we’re …

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Nigerian email scams are amongst the oldest tricks in the book. You have likely received emails from strange characters offering you US $50 million in return for assistance with a bank transfer or helping with safe passage of a dictator’s …

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