Pinterest Accounts Hacked By Spam Showing Women's Butts, Diet AdsMultiple accounts of the social networking and media sharing site Pinterest were apparently hacked by a spammer with a fixation on women’s rear ends.
Larry Magid: Twitter Allows Direct Messages From People You Don’t Follow Twitter is making a change to its site that will let users receive direct messages from people who aren’t following them back.
Larry Magid: Parent’s Guide To Cyber SecurityOctober is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and our technology analyst just happened to finish writing a guide for parents on this very issue.
Record-Breaking Cyberattack Hits Anti-Spam GroupA record-breaking cyberattack targeting an anti-spam watchdog group has sent ripples of disruption coursing across the Web, experts said Wednesday.
Berkeley Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal ServiceA Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.
Stopping Spam Text Messages From Your CellphoneIt’s the one kind of text message we all hate: spam. But there are ways to get rid of those dreaded ads.
Tech Firms Combine To Combat Phishing ScamsGoogle, Yahoo and other tech companies are working together to combat email “phishing” scams.
Facebook Warns Users Of Recent Wave Of SpamFacebook said Wednesday that it has stopped most of the spam that has flooded many users' pages with pictures showing graphic sex and violence.
ConsumerWatch: Cutting Out Spam And ‘Bacn’ From Your EmailChances are your email inbox is being filled with spam every day. The unsolicited unwanted messages can definitely clutter your inbox, but so can “bacn.”
ConsumerWatch: California Researchers Come Up With Solution For SpamA team of University of California researchers has found what may be the best solution so far to spam. They are trying to convince U.S. Banks not to process transactions with three overseas banks overwhelmingly favored by spammers.
ConsumerWatch: Dan Hates Spam!Meet Daniel Balsam, a San Francisco man who hates unwanted e-mail so much, he makes his living suing spammers.