We continue to observe an increase in underground market propositions for spam-ready bulletproof SMTP servers, with the cybercriminals behind them trying to differentiate their unique value proposition (UVP) in an attempt to attract more customers.Let’s profile the underground market propositions of what appears to be a novice cybercriminal ...
A spam-a-lam-a-ding- dong has erupted between a group dedicated to fighting spam and a Dutch outfit which hosts a few spammy sites.
Online coupon outfit Groupon is in hot water with Aussie regulators after its "newsletters" were categorized as spam.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is continuing its crusade against spam, cracking down on a scam promising free gift cards via text message.
Google's warning of a big increase in the number of email accounts being hijacked - but says that things would be more than 100 times worse it it weren't for the company's efforts.
If you've downloaded any free Android games recently and don't have an unlimited SMS plan, you may be in for a nasty surprise when the next phone bill hits the mat.
Thousands of Tumblr users have been inundated with spam, following a worm launched by hacking group GNAA.
Fake Bad Piggies games sold in the Google Chrome web store may have infected 80,000 users with malware.
You may notice a dramatic slump in the amount of spam in your inbox over the coming weeks: what's claimed to have been the world's third-largest botnet has been taken down.
In an attempt to get rid of the flood of spam across Twitter, the company's filed a lawsuit agaisnt several companies it says are some of the worst offenders.
Some people ignore the very existence of their spam folder; others, though, have a check-through every now and again to see if they've missed anything vital.
Microsoft, Google, Facebook, PayPal and others have announced a new joint effort to combat spam and phishing.
McAfee says it's fixed a problem with its SaaS Total Protection software that was allowing users' PCs to be turned into spam servers.
The amount of spam winging its way into our inboxes has fallen to its lowest level in three years - although it still accounts for seven out of ten emails, says Symantec.
So-called spam king Sanford Wallace has been charged with hacking the accounts of half a million Facebook users to send 27 million spam emails.
Many early adopters of the Google+ social network found themselves bombarded with spam over the weekend, because of a bug triggered after the site ran out of disk space.
Twitter's own Top Tweets account appears to have been hacked - either that, or the company's algorithms have been rewritten by somebody really full of the joys of spring.
Travel site TripAdvisor has admitted that it's been hacked, and that the company's email list has been stolen. It's warning its customers that they may be set to receive quantities of spam as a result.
Everyone has a throwaway email account used to sign up for free coupons and newsletters that you would never want delivered to your real account.
Google's conceding that its search results are sometimes less than ideal, and is promising new efforts to reduce the amount of spam that it generates.