Spams

  • Microsoft accuses Google of being a spam creator in new 'Scroogled' video 12-08-2013 04:08 PM

    Microsoft is relentless in its attack on Google's practices. The latest in its Scroogled series, Microsoft accuses Google of spamming users' inboxes with ads that look like real emails. According to Microsoft, Google violates your privacy by reading every single word of every single email sent to and from Gmail...
  • Now, a new technique to get rid of spam mail 21-11-2012 03:22 PM

    Toronto: Researchers have proposed a new statistical framework for spam filtering that can quickly and efficiently block unwanted messages in your email inbox. Scientists from the Concordia University have conducted a comprehensive study of several spam filters in the process of developing a new and efficient one. "Our new method...
  • 'Indian cyberspace hit by Kim Jong-II malware mails' 03-01-2012 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: Indian computer security analysts have detected and alerted internet users against "malicious spam mails" in the name of the dead North Korean leader Kim Jong-II leading to hacking and crashing of vulnerable e-mails. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), country's national agency to respond to computer security...
  • 'India top source of spam in Q3 2011' 29-12-2011 04:40 PM

    Dubai: More than 50 per cent of all spam messages in the world during the third quarter of 2011 originated from just six countries, with India accounting for the highest 14.8 per cent of such messages. According to Kaspersky Lab's spam report, India was ahead of countries like Indonesia (10.6...
  • Facebook warns of recent wave of spam 17-11-2011 08:26 AM

    New York: Facebook said Wednesday that it has stopped most of the spam that has flooded many users' pages with pictures showing graphic sex and violence. The social-networking company urged its 800 million-plus users to remain vigilant to keep their accounts from being hijacked. That includes reporting suspicious links on...
  • Facebook hit with porn and violent videos 16-11-2011 09:54 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it is investigating a rash of unsolicited graphic images that hit some users' accounts this week. The images, Internet links and videos depicting pornography and violence have hit some people's Facebook newsfeeds in recent days. "We experienced a coordinated spam attack that...
  • I'm out of the office, so please read this spam 23-09-2011 02:59 PM

    New York: If you're prone to mistyping email addresses, here's a new thing to worry about: you could be a target for spammers trying to sell you a dream vacation or a diet product by pretending to be one of your friends or colleagues. In a clever twist on spam,...
  • India, Brazil most popular spam sources 30-05-2011 01:35 PM

    Dubai: India and Brazil remained the most popular sources of spam in April, accounting for 12.76 per cent and 7.15 per cent of the total volume of spam respectively, Kaspersky Lab has announced in its spam report for April 2011. Compared to the previous month the amount of spam in...
  • Osama's terror continues, now online 04-05-2011 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Osama bin Laden may be dead, but his terror looms large on the internet with cyber criminals using this as a bait to lure innocent people and make money. Following the news of Laden's death, cyber criminals were quick to set up phishing sites to lure people who...
  • Microsoft takes down spam e-mail network 18-03-2011 01:07 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp claimed credit on Thursday for taking down one of the biggest producers of spam e-mail in a joint effort with federal authorities across the United States. The world's biggest software company said its legal action against the operator of the Rustock 'botnet' - or network of infected...
  • Man quits job, makes living suing spammers 28-12-2010 11:29 AM

    San Francisco: Daniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going far beyond simply hitting the delete button. He sues them. Eight years ago, Balsam was working as a marketer when he received one too many e-mail pitches to...
  • Twitter accounts hacked, flooded with spam 15-12-2010 10:25 AM

    London: Hackers have broken into thousands of accounts on social networking website Twitter and posted spam messages promoting drinks made from acai berries, a media report said Tuesday. Twitter said the hackers could get the passwords because of an earlier breach at Gawker Media, a company which runs Gawker, Gizmodo...
  • Beware of virus on Facebook account, save your data 31-10-2009 01:22 AM

    It asks you to click for (unsolicited) new password and hacks your account. ...
  • Meet UK’s most spammed man! 06-07-2008 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: The BCCI has been forced to delay the first meeting of its National Cricket Academy (NCA) sub-committee as it is yet to finalise the name for the post of Director with another former captain Kapil Dev's name coming into picture. Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid is believed to...
  • No party for this birthday: Spam turns 30 03-05-2008 03:25 PM

    Mirpur: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said that his unbeaten knock of 72 against Sri Lanka on Thursday has done his confidence a world of good after an indifferent series against England. This knock was an important one for me. This will help me get my confidence back as the last...
  • One in every 30 e-mails in India contains virus: Report 17-02-2008 03:06 PM

    Brisbane: Skipper Shikhar Dhawan struck a fantastic 146 but most of the other Indian batsmen failed to get going against South Africa on the second day of the three-day match of the Emerging Meet being played at the Allan Border field here. After bowling out South Africa for 259 on...
  • 76% mails from India are spam 27-11-2007 11:39 AM

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  • Avoiding someone's call? Blacklist them 08-09-2007 10:37 AM

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  • Cyber cop helps you fight those viruses 23-05-2007 01:29 AM

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  • Orkut, cops tie up to stop spam 04-05-2007 08:20 PM

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