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SpamSieve 2.9.44 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.44

Adds support for Mail in the forthcoming macOS 11.5 Big Sur and macOS 12 Monterey. ($30 new, free update, 18.8 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Josh Centers 9 comments

Be Careful When Deleting Conversations in Messages

There are reports of iMessage access being restricted on some accounts after messages from them were inadvertently reported as spam. Always read Apple’s prompts carefully, and let us know if this has happened to you.

Glenn Fleishman 60 comments

Caller ID Authentication May Tame the Scourge of Spam Calls

Two interlocking technologies that phone carriers began rolling out a couple of years ago are helping dramatically reduce unwanted calls from spammers and fraudsters, while giving law enforcement better tools to track those that remain.

SpamSieve 2.9.42 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.42

Adds native support for M1-based Macs. ($30 new, free update, 19.5 MB, macOS 10.9+)

SpamSieve 2.9.41 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

SpamSieve 2.9.41

Adds support for Mail in macOS 11.1 Big Sur. ($30 new, free update, 18 MB, macOS 10.9+)

SpamSieve 2.9.40 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.40

Adds support for Mail in macOS 11.0 Big Sur and improves the spam filtering utility's accuracy. ($30 new, free update, 17.7 MB, macOS 10.9+)

SpamSieve 2.9.39 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.39

Enhances email filtering accuracy and improves the spam message list text in Mail with a variety of highlight colors. ($30 new, free update, 15.6 MB)

SpamSieve 2.9.38 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.38

Addresses numerous bug fixes related to macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($30 new, free update, 15.4 MB)

SpamSieve 2.9.37 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.37

Brings compatibility with Mail in macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($30 new, free update, 14.3 MB)

SpamSieve 2.9.36 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.36

Enables you to use Outlook rules to organize messages into folders when running Office 365. ($30 new, free update, 14.3 MB)

Josh Centers 72 comments

Verizon Now Offering Free Call Filtering to Block Telemarketers

Under pressure from the US Federal Communications Commission, Verizon now offers a free call-filtering service, but it’s just a band-aid on the spam-call problem.

SpamSieve 2.9.35 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.35

Works around launching, plug-in, and Full Disk Access problems in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($30 new, free update, 14.3 MB)

Adam Engst 27 comments

“Hacked Account” Blackmail Spam on the Rise—Beware!

A relatively new form of spam is making the rounds on the Internet. It purports to be from a hacker who has taken over your computer and who will reveal your porn browsing to all your contacts unless you pay a Bitcoin blackmail. It’s fake, but its use of breached passwords as “proof” points toward a concerning future.

SpamSieve 2.9.34 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.34

Brings a variety of changes to improve how the spam filtering utility works with Mail in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($30 new, free update, 13.9 MB)

SpamSieve 2.9.33 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 2.9.33

Streamlines interactions with Mail in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($30 new, free update, 13.5 MB)