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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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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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How to export your Skype contacts

Changing Skype accounts soon? Grab a copy of your contact list information from your current account before you switch.

By August 29, 2014

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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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Copyright trolls suffer big loss

Commentary: EFF's Parker Higgins explains why a federal appeals court decision has knocked out the underpinnings of the business model used by copyright trolls.

By May 28, 2014