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DEFINITION: 1) A spam trap is the inclusion of an option in an online form that is preselected by default with the expectation that the user will fail to notice the option. If the form is submitted with the option selected, the user has given the company permission to send what will be junk e-mail or spam from the user's point-of-view. Spam trappers assume that some users do not read all of the form and will  … 
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How to Remove the Barriers to Cloud Collaboration Adoption
sponsored by Mimecast
WEBCAST: In this webinar, join Forrester Research-backed experts as they take you through the advantages of adopting cloud collaboration technology, overcoming security challenges, and developing a flexible strategy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Oct 27, 2015

Mimecast

Death and Taxes...and Hackers
sponsored by Imperva
VIDEO: View this video to learn about a tax scheme that is sweeping through the internet, and how to avoid falling victim to it.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 01 Apr 2011

Imperva

Why Cloud-Based Security and Archiving Make Sense
sponsored by Google Postini
WEBCAST: Join us for this live webinar on 'Why Cloud-Based Security and Archiving Make Sense'. We will address the critical and growing requirements for better email security and email archiving, as well as illustrate the benefits and cost savings of a cloud based approach to managing both.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2010

Google Postini

Podcast: Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Introduction to Stopping Unwanted Mail
sponsored by Sendmail, Inc.
PODCAST: This new Ask the Expert podcast series focuses on how businesses can significantly cut costs by modernizing their messaging infrastructure and stopping unwanted mail from ever touching it.
Posted: 03 Nov 2008 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2008

Sendmail, Inc.
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SPAM DEFINITION (continued): …  miss the spam trap. A spam trap is sometimes located toward the bottom of a form in smaller print. To avoid spam traps, make a habit of reading the entire form with special awareness of boxes that may need to be unchecked. Some advisors suggest having a separate e-mail account for online forms.2) A quite different meaning for this term is the use of a software filter to block e-mail addresses that are known to send spam. Some Internet serviceproviders (ISPs) use filters to prevent spam from reaching their customers. E-mail programs such as Outlook Express and Eudora allow the recipient to specify … 
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