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iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By October 24, 2014

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests superintelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

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Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By August 12, 2014

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Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.

By November 19, 2014

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Pinterest hacked with buttocks pics: Spam-butt suspected?

It seems that more than one Pinterest account was accosted by pictures of female rear ends and diet spam.

By March 28, 2014

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UK networks team up to fight text spam, next up: nuisance calls

EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three have teamed up with industry body the GSMA to combat spam texts and are looking to take on nuisance calls too.

By March 20, 2014

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Avoid spam calls, find numbers faster with Current Caller ID on Android

Calls from telemarketers can eat up your monthly minutes, or just plain waste your time. If you're tired of answering or calling back to these "businesses," the most recent update to the Current Caller ID app by Whitepages is here to help.

By February 28, 2014

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Apple suggests another way to combat spam

Outlined in a newly published patent filing, Apple's solution would require a more automated approach to disposable e-mail addresses.

By February 13, 2014

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Snapchat hack spams users with smoothie photos

Members of the photo-sharing site say they're getting spam pictures of fruit smoothies. What's behind this juicy story?

By February 12, 2014

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Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By November 18, 2014