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Facebook to penalize pages asking for likes, shares

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 22:49

This might come as a bad news for all the pages on Facebook who lure and intice users into liking and sharing their content to boost its circulation.Facebook is reportedly planning to punish such pages for the convenience of users.

Multiple Pinterest accounts hacked, loaded with butt pics

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 10:19

Pinterest accounts of a number of users were reportedly hacked and flooded with spam pictures related to weight loss ads.

India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:48

India ranked fourth in the list of countries sending out spam e-mails with malicious content like ads for pharma products and sexually explicit material, a Microsoft report has said.

India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:46

The US topped the list of countries having sent maximum number of botnet spam during January-June 2013, followed by China, the UK and India, the survey said.

Spam video for `missing jet near Bermuda Triangle` spreading malware on Facebook

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:30

A fake video claiming that the missing Malaysian Airline passenger jet was spotted near Bermuda Triangle has been spreading on Facebook.

Snapchat users hit by `smoothie spam` hack attack

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:08

Snapchat users have been reportedly hit with a smoothie picture, containing a spam URL, directing them to weight-loss supplements.

Record penalty handed down for New Zealand spamming

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 09:57

An Auckland company has been ordered to pay $99,610 in the largest ever penalty imposed for sending spam in New Zealand, authorities said Thursday.

Hackers release `spam Flappy Bird` to trick users into sending premium messages

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 10:15

The original Flappy Bird has been officially taken off the mobile app stores, but hackers have reportedly released knock-offs of the `addictive` game, containing spam, to trick users into sending premium rate text messages.

US, China world`s top countries relaying spam on web

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:37

The US and China have been reportedly found to be the two top countries in the world relaying spam to Internet users.

Spam link with enticing description goes viral on Facebook

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 11:46

A fake video enticing people to click on the picture of a bikini-clad woman on a beach has reportedly gone viral on social networking giant Facebook.

Cyber criminals hack smart fridge to send out spam

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 21:55

A fridge was among more than 100,000 devices hacked by cyber criminals to send out spam emails - in what may be the first proven cyberattack on household "smart" appliances, researchers say.

YouTube to fix bug in Google+ synced comment system

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:39

YouTube has reportedly acknowledged that there are issues with its `mandatory` Google+ synced comments system and will soon be issuing fixes for the bug.