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GDPR sends email into a tailspin
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Thursday, 24 May 2018 12:05

GDPR sends email into a tailspin

Heavy rain, interspersed with scattered showers

With only a few hours to go before the introduction of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), peoples' email inboxes are filling with what can only be described as high level spam.

Indian government to force Apple to fight spam
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Accept our App or face the music

Apple, which is used to developers just going away when it tells them they can't have their App in the App store is finding that when the developer is a nuclear-armed government, it has a problem on its hands.

Google "fake news" filter serves up fake penis pills
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Looks like it needs a bit of work

Search engine Google’s attempts to filter out fake news have cocked-up badly as its health section has fast filled with adverts for pills designed to, er, stiffen your resolve.

Republicans back mobile message spam
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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 12:26

Republicans back mobile message spam

It is what the corporates want

As part of making America Great again, the Republicans are sponsoring a bill which will allow corporations to leave sales messages on your mobile phone.

Spammer and journalist face off in court
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Ugly case

River City Media, the company accused of running a huge spam operation, has filed a lawsuit against the security researcher and the journalist who exposed its antics.

Nigerian spam scammers infect themselves with malware
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Send your bank account details to save them

A group of Nigerian scammers might have accidently infected themselves with the same malware they want their victims to download.

Spam rates fall below 50 per cent
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Friday, 17 July 2015 11:45

Spam rates fall below 50 per cent

Spam, spam, spam

The amount of spam clogging up the internet is officially the lowest it has been for ten years.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:46

How to battle the Chinese Water army

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Battle of the spammers

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 14:04

Social notworking is phishers paradise


Kaspersky warns

Asking a judge to have a go at Rustock