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NSA used ‘Microsoft Windows’ to infect millions of computers

The documents leaked by Edward Snowden have yielded what may be their most shocking revelation yet: plans to infect millions of computers with malware to prevent them from working properly. This was devised by the NSA in consultation with a shady billionaire, unofficially named as ‘Bill Gates’, who had close links to many different arms of the US government.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2014
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New ‘Pam filter’ feature added by email providers

As a result of lobbying from people with friends and relatives called Pam, the big email providers have finally succumbed and added a feature called a ‘Pam filter’. It is seen as a major coup for the ongoing campaign to simplify the detection of emails from people called Pam.

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2011
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Nigerian email scammers to raise industry standards with ‘Mystery Sucker’ scheme

‘We are concerned that the quality of email scams has declined in recent years,’ said Mr Nigel Mwanga, only son of a recently deceased multi-millionaire oil executive.

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Posted: Aug 6th, 2010
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Deliveries of spam disrupted as Hotmail staff go on strike

 Hotmail workers simply unable to keep it upErectile dysfunction is set to soar in the absence of trial offers of Viagra at $10 a go.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2009
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‘Do you really need to print this email?’ messages may not be enough to save planet, warn scientists

yes, actuallyOn hearing the news many office workers emailed it to their colleagues, then printed it out just so they didn’t lose it.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2009
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