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Facebook wins $3M injunction against spammer

Power Ventures and its CEO were found liable for sending 60,627 spam e-mail messages to Facebook members.

By September 26, 2013

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Google Play cracks down on scammers and spammers

Google Play has updated its content policy to tighten its rules around in-app advertising, in-app payments and misrepresentation.

By August 25, 2013

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Spammers show they give a fig about Instagram, launch fruit-based attack

The photo-sharing network gets hit by an unusually colorful spam attack, as pictures of fruit flood users' streams.

By June 29, 2013

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Feds crack down on mobile-phone spammers

Federal Trade Commission files complaints over the sending of 180 million unwanted text messages that tried to lure people to Web sites and prompt them to give up personal information.

By March 7, 2013

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McAfee to plug 'spammer' hole this week

Patch will block spammers from using vulnerability in McAfee software to sneak spam out.

By January 18, 2012

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Plaxo shuts back door spammers used to access Google accounts

Google warns users about potential unauthorized account access after spammers use back door at Plaxo, CNET has learned.

By May 8, 2012

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Twitter to spammers: We're suing

The social-networking site is working to shut down five popular spam tool providers by suing them in federal court.

By April 5, 2012

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Yahoo awarded $610 million from lottery spammers

Spammers sent e-mails telling people they had won lottery prizes from Yahoo in order to defraud them, Yahoo claims.

By December 7, 2011

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Scan for possible spammers on your Twitter account

With so many risks to your accounts and computer on the Web, wouldn't it be nice to know that none of the people you follow on Twitter are adding to those risks? Learn how to scan your Twitter account for suspicious tweets and messages.

By October 13, 2011

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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