Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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    • Fresno State Warns About Spam OutbreakThe Collegian

      Fresno State University has warned students that several students have received ransomware messages with malware attachments. The tech department has warned students not to open these messages. The ransomware takes over the user's screen and requires a payment in order to be released. ...Read the whole story

    • Russian Government to Stop Using Microsoft Email SystemGizmodo

      Moscow has plans to begin transitioning its government email system from Microsoft to a state-run service. The current platform is run on about 6,000 government computers. The new software may end up on as many as 600,000 computers and servers. ...Read the whole story

    • Mobile Email Conversions on the RiseeMarketer

      Mobile email success is increasing, according to new research from Yesmail. The company found that emails opened on mobile devices accounted for more clicks, more orders and more revenues in Q2 2016 than the comparable quarter in 2015. ...Read the whole story

    • FBI Directors Says Agency Looked Hard for Obstruction of JusticePolitico

      FBI Director James Comey spoke out about the agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server and said that investigators looked very closey for obstruction of justice. The group concluded that there was no evidence to prove any criminal wrongdoing. "We looked at it very hard to see if there was criminal obstruction of justice," he said a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing this week. ...Read the whole story

    Social, Not Search, Gaining More Of Marketers' Budgets

    Marketers are willing to open their pockets and trust Google, Bing, and Yahoo to charge the appropriate cost per click while protecting their brand search term, but this year they will open their wallets just a ...More