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YouTube Plan To Get Rid of In-Video Pop Up Links

YouTube plans to stop mid-video pop-up links based on it feeling more like spam advertising Sometimes it’s nice to have a random meander on YouTube. There is, however, a ...

November 16, 2017 at 3:47 pm by

IBM Says The State of Network Security is Abysmal

The state of online security is at a new low according to IBM Security’s 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index. Cyber criminals are starting to grab unstructured ...

April 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm by
Anti-Telemarketing Bot Strikes Back at Phone Scammers

Anti-Telemarketing Bot Strikes Back at Phone Scammers

Telemarketing scams such as the fake IRS phone scam and fake Windows Tech Support phone scam cost Americans hundreds of millions of dollars last year and it often targets ...

February 8, 2017 at 9:00 pm by
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Predictable Passwords Remain Popular Despite Increased Security Breaches

Despite the increase of publicized data breaches and hacking, security researchers have found that most people’s online security habits remain relatively unchanged ...

January 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm by

PewDiePie to Delete YouTube Channel over Sabotage Claims

Squeaky video game noisemaker Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, more commonly known as PewDiePie, is set to quit YouTube after accusing the video-sharing site of sabotaging his ...

December 6, 2016 at 8:21 pm by

Spammer Luring Internet Users to Fake Google Domain

A fake Google URL has been fooling people into visiting malicious domains by proliferating pro-Donald Trump spam. The domain, ɢoogle.com, could, at a glance, look like a ...

November 22, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Spam King Sentenced to Two-and-a-Half Years in Prison

Self-proclaimed “Spam King” Sanford Wallace has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and paying $310,628.55 in restitution after being found guilty of sending millions of ...

June 19, 2016 at 6:40 pm by

Text Spamming Lands Yahoo in Class Action Lawsuit

In an unexpected declaration from a Chicago federal judge on Monday, web giant Yahoo have found themselves faced with a class action lawsuit against them on the grounds of the ...

January 6, 2016 at 11:30 am by

Virgin Media Spam Filter is Blocking Legitimate E-Mails

Not so long ago, Google stopped providing their e-mail service to ISPs which forced them to look elsewhere for an alternative. As a result, Virgin Media’s new e-mail ...

December 17, 2015 at 8:45 pm by

FCC To Post List Of Robo Callers

A thousand a day may seem like an exaggeration but when you pick up the phone to the robotic voice saying you’ve just won a great deal or that they are offering you the ...

October 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Gmail Now Integrates Useful ‘Block’ Button

Gmail has finally implemented a long-overdue feature which allows you to block “disruptive” senders and automatically divert their message into a spam folder. The ...

September 23, 2015 at 3:10 pm by

Spam E-Mails Drop to a 12 Year Low

Security specialist Symantec have conducted an extensive research programme into the amount of spam plaguing email inboxes. The results are fascinating and thorough scans ...

July 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Expect Irrevocable Robocalls and Texts With PayPal’s New Terms of Service

This Summer, PayPal is introducing new terms of service that allow the company to subject customers to compulsory robocalls and robotexts, and sell your details to third-party ...

June 3, 2015 at 11:55 pm by

Twitter to Re-open Unrestricted Private Messaging

We all know that the internet isn’t always as nice as we’d like it to be and Twitter can be the perfect example of just that, with people not always being the ...

April 21, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Three Spammers Accused of Largest Data Breach in History

The US Department of Justice has charged three men with what could be the biggest data breach in the history of the internet. The three spammers are accused of stealing ...

March 10, 2015 at 12:58 am by


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