ZDNet Opens E-Mail Hoax Web Site

Share this article:
ZDNet, San Francisco, yesterday launched E-Hoax Central as part of its Help and How-To Channel.


The new feature will advise visitors on how to avoid deceptive e-mail and hoaxes such as the recent "Ericsson Free Phone Deal" and the "Last Dying Wish" hoax.


"We created ZDNet E-Hoax Central to serve as a tool for our users in combating these e-mails with a timely and authoritative resource," said Courtney Attwood, executive producer of ZDNet's Help and How-To Channel.


The site will offer news on e-mail hoaxes, commentary on memorable ones and simple solutions to prevent fraudulent messages from reaching e-mail boxes.
Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Digital Marketing

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

Featured Listings

More in Digital Marketing

Video's Going Programmatic, New Study Contends

Video's Going Programmatic, New Study Contends

Some 60% of brands now buy online video programmatically, according to a study from AOL's Adap.TV.

Dollar Growth Rate of Video to Peak This Year

Dollar Growth Rate of Video to Peak This ...

It will increase by 56% to $6 billion, then taper off due to growth in inexpensive mobile placements, says a new study.

Alliance Data Spends $2.3 Billion to Buy Conversant

Alliance Data Spends $2.3 Billion to Buy Conversant

CEO Ed Heffernan says the acquisition "bulks up" the digital marketing power of Alliance and its Epsilon and Loyalty One units.