Power Ventures and its CEO were found liable for sending 60,627 spam e-mail messages to Facebook members.
Google Play has updated its content policy to tighten its rules around in-app advertising, in-app payments and misrepresentation.
The photo-sharing network gets hit by an unusually colorful spam attack, as pictures of fruit flood users' streams.
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.
Patch will block spammers from using vulnerability in McAfee software to sneak spam out.
In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.
Changing Skype accounts soon? Grab a copy of your contact list information from your current account before you switch.
Google warns users about potential unauthorized account access after spammers use back door at Plaxo, CNET has learned.
The social-networking site is working to shut down five popular spam tool providers by suing them in federal court.
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.