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Google eliminates old reCAPTCHA in favor of noCAPTCHA

Dec 4, 2014 7:54 pm

The old days of distorted text challenges are coming to an end, and there won't be many complaints

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iMessage getting slammed by spammers, Apple facing criticism

Aug 21, 2014 9:30 pm

The Apple iMessage service is a popular tool used by spammers, and now accounts for more than 30 percent of mobile spam messages

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Liberia Ebola fear provides perfect spam bait for cybercriminals

Aug 18, 2014 9:40 pm

News related to the Ebola scare in West Africa has given cybercriminals a great opportunity to launch phishing and malware attacks

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Nigerian cybercriminals evolving their attack methods to hijack users

Jul 23, 2014 12:33 am

Nigerian cybercriminals are becoming increasingly savvy in their efforts to compromise users, including custom malware able to better avoid detection

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Criminals using Malaysia Airlines MH17 to compromise users with spam

Jul 21, 2014 10:18 pm

Cybercriminals are sending out spam emails regarding Malaysia Airlines MH17, in their effort to compromise users trying to learn more about the crash

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The 'Lecpetex' Facebook spam bot shut down, as police make arrests

Jul 10, 2014 11:14 pm

After working with Facebook, Greek police arrest two suspects accused of running the Lecpetex botnet, forcing comprimised machines to mine for bitcoins

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In May, spammers found success sending education-related emails

Jul 5, 2014 7:59 pm

Spammers routinely change their tactics, finding new methods to compromise users and steal personal information, passwords, and credentials

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Kaspersky Lab: United States users faces most amount of spam attacks

May 8, 2014 3:46 am

Spammers are finding great success using modernized phishing techniques, in a successful effort to compromise data

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One-third of phishing attacks aimed at financial institutions

Apr 6, 2014 2:30 am

Kaspersky Lab says one-third of all phishing attacks target financial institutions, as customer records and personal information worth a lot to criminals

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Facebook updates Messaging, will allow non-friends to send a message to your inbox for $1

Dec 20, 2012 9:10 pm

Facebook to allow messages to your inbox from unknown people for $1 charge as a way to monetize

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It's official: an Android botnet has been found on all major US carriers

Dec 18, 2012 10:26 pm

Lookout has discovered an Android botnet that spams SMS

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UK fines two text message spammers $700,000, hopefully other countries start to do the same

Nov 28, 2012 7:32 pm

UK ICO fined two text message spammers $700,000 for sending out unsolicited texts

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Dropbox admits user accounts were hijacked, adds new security

Aug 1, 2012 3:28 pm

Dropbox user accounts compromised, leads to spam. Dropbox updates security measures

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Spam being sent from a botnet composed of Android devices

Jul 4, 2012 9:06 pm

Spam is now coming from a botnet that lives on Android devices in developing countries

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Reddit bans multiple domains in an effort to curb spam

Jun 14, 2012 12:05 am

Reddit has banned links to several major sites from being posted on its site

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Facebook looks to cut down on spam by implementing '10 second rule'

Jun 1, 2012 10:31 pm

Facebook introduces '10 second rule' to help cut down on spam.

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Twitter files lawsuit against spammers and creators of spamming tools

Apr 6, 2012 9:35 pm

Twitter goes straight to the source to stop spamming of its popular micro-blogging site.

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Google will now add spam explanation to Gmail

Mar 21, 2012 2:26 am

Spam e-mail will now be explained by Google with Gmail

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Microsoft to add new features to Hotmail over the coming weeks, Android app included

Oct 4, 2011 10:00 am

Microsoft set to add new features to Hotmail, also set to release an Android app

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Watch out for beach body spam on your Twitter account

Jul 27, 2011 1:07 pm

Thousands of accounts have already been compromised.

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Facebook Announces Web of Trust Partnership, Keeps Your Profile Safe

May 12, 2011 8:16 pm

Facebook's new security features tackle spam, malware, and clickjacking.

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107 trillion emails sent in 2010

Jan 17, 2011 12:08 am

107 trillion emails sent worldwide, how many of those were not spam?

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Don't take the bait, ignore the Dislike button scam!

Aug 17, 2010 11:38 am

Another survey scam doing the rounds on Facebook

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First Android Trojan idenified by Kaspersky

Aug 11, 2010 1:32 am

Sends SMS messages to "premium numbers" and charges you for it

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Developer threatens to "Flood the Android Market" with spam apps

Jul 29, 2010 3:06 am

Wants "better profit environment" for Android apps

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