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.
The photo-sharing network gets hit by an unusually colorful spam attack, as pictures of fruit flood users' streams.
The social-networking site is working to shut down five popular spam tool providers by suing them in federal court.
Spammers modify attacks after Facebook rolls out new security features to block attacks.
Spammers sent e-mails telling people they had won lottery prizes from Yahoo in order to defraud them, Yahoo claims.
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Google warns users about potential unauthorized account access after spammers use back door at Plaxo, CNET has learned.
Spammers continue to capitalize on news headlines to try to trick people into clicking on e-mails to spread malware, says McAfee in its latest threats report.
Company works to fix a bug, discovered earlier this week by Webroot researchers, that let spammers piggyback onto Bing redirects and get through spam filters.