Spam

11.19.15
People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts
11.19.15

People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts

A programmer teaches Twitter users who tweet out their phone numbers a lesson with cat facts.

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10.07.15
Google is purging hacked spam from your search results
10.07.15

Google is purging hacked spam from your search results

Google has tweaked its algorithms to hide sites hacked to include ads.

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10.05.15
Add this: LinkedIn must pay $13 million to annoyed users
10.05.15

Add this: LinkedIn must pay $13 million to annoyed users

LinkedIn's spam makes for good cartoon captions, but cost the company dearly.

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08.25.15
'Spam King' guilty of posting 27 million Facebook messages
08.25.15

'Spam King' guilty of posting 27 million Facebook messages

Sanford "Spamford" Wallace has been scamming users since pre-internet times.

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08.17.15
FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner
08.17.15

FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner

The winning mobile app works a lot like your email's spam box.

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07.10.15
Google uses AI to rid your Gmail inbox of more spam
07.10.15

Google uses AI to rid your Gmail inbox of more spam

Spam is always annoying, but it can occasionally be disastrous. Google has now deployed its artifi...

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03.06.15
US accuses three people of stealing over a billion email addresses
03.06.15

US accuses three people of stealing over a billion email addresses

The US Department of Justice just announced three indictments for what one attorney called "the la...

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03.04.15
FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers
03.04.15

FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers

Yep, the Federal Trade Commission still hates robocalls as much as you do. The agency has launche...

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12.19.14
Instagram purges spam fake accounts, costing celebs millions of followers
12.19.14

Instagram purges spam fake accounts, costing celebs millions of followers

Instagram has made good on its promise to start purging inactive, fake and spam accounts this Dece...

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