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AOL imposes stricter email rules to stem spoofing attack

AOL instructs mailbox providers to reject any email allegedly associated with an AOL domain that didn't originate from an AOL server.

By April 22, 2014

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Smells like terrier spirit: 'First Sniff' spoofs 'First Kiss' video

"First Sniff," an adorable spoof of the viral "First Kiss" ad masked as art, replaces humans with dogs, proving that people aren't the only ones who can't keep their paws off each other.

By March 14, 2014

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Netflix takes a jab at Amazon with 'Drone 2 Home' spoof video

In a satirical YouTube video, the on-demand DVD video service announces that a "fleet of high-tech drones will deliver your disk to you within mere seconds of you adding it to your queue."

By February 25, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S4 is magic in Harry Potter spoof

Fresh from having a few pops at Apple fans, Samsung is aiming its wand at Harry Potter in an ad for the Galaxy S4.

By August 5, 2013

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Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing

Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing its course.

By July 29, 2013

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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Facebook testing 'satire' tag for parody news in the feed

The social network tries to ease confusion between real news and joke news that shows up in users' feeds.

By August 18, 2014

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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014

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Chinese paper falls for spoof Windows 8 Korean nuke story

21st Century Business took as gospel a satirical story about North Korea's nuclear weapons programme having trouble updating to Windows 8.

By April 15, 2013

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Phineas and Ferb meet the Sith-inator in 'Star Wars' special

Phineas and Ferb are about to travel to Tatooine and beyond with the help of actor Simon Pegg and "MythBusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. The show's creators talk to Crave.

By July 23, 2014