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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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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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Is your fridge sending spam? Not so fast

A report that Internet-connected refrigerators are part of massive botnet struggles to stand up to scrutiny.

By January 24, 2014

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Fridge caught sending spam emails in botnet attack

In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails.

By January 19, 2014