YouTube Update to Crack Down on Spam Comments & Account Impersonators

For several years now, YouTube has had a pretty big problem when it has come to spam. No, I’m not necessarily talking about misleading videos, but more the fact that for ...

July 2, 2022 at 10:56 am by

Spam Phone Calls Have Increased 300% Worldwide

Spam Phone Calls Your phone rings and upon inspection, you are met with the dreaded ‘Unknown caller’. What do you do? You can’t not answer it as it might be ...

December 19, 2018 at 6:48 pm by

Facebook Removes 500 Political Pages Ahead Of US Mid-Terms

Facebook Removes 800 Political Pages Ahead Of US Mid-Terms Next month will see the mid-term elections in the US. For those unaware, these are elections that are held half-way ...

October 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm by

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

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

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, ɢ, 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

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