Email security firm resorts to dirty sales tricks


Email security firm MessageLabs has been using dirty sales tricks to try to poach customers from a rival.

Customers of competitor BlackSpider received emails from the MessageLabs sales team stating that their current email security provider was in financial difficulty.

The email, which was obtained by silicon.com, said: "Due to information we have from the market we know that your surrent [sic] provider are [sic] having financial issues and struggling to maintain product development, due to this we are prepared to table a new offer on managed email services and additional services based on web scanning and email archiving." Email security firm resorts to dirty sales tricks - Security Strategy - Breaking Business and Technology News at silicon.com

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