Spams spread faster and to more people when it is sent out of hacked or compromised email accounts, research shows.
China has proposed stricter regulations on sending spam to mobile phones, including fines of up to 30,000 yuan ($4,907) for violations, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said.
Facebook said Friday it has stepped up its battle against spammers who promise to deliver "likes" to its members, and warned users on using such scams.
McAfee reveals that superman links are the most lethal out of all superhero links on Internet.
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.
Snapchat users have been reportedly hit with a smoothie picture, containing a spam URL, directing them to weight-loss supplements.
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.
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.
The US and China have been reportedly found to be the two top countries in the world relaying spam to Internet users.
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.
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 has reportedly acknowledged that there are issues with its `mandatory` Google+ synced comments system and will soon be issuing fixes for the bug.
Google recently changed the commenting system on its video site YouTube, in a bid to personalize the service.
A new study has revealed that spam on the typical social media account has risen 355 percent in the first half of 2013 as spammers have better chances of going undetected on these sites.
Photo sharing app Instagram was reportedly hit with `miracle fruit diet` spam when users` accounts were hacked and photos of fruits were posted.
India has been placed third on the list of the countries distributing spam across the world, a report has said.
Researchers at Concordia University have proposed a new method to get rid of unwanted emails in inboxes.
India has become the top ‘spam-spewing nation’ on the planet, overtaking the United States, according to a report.
Facebook has said that it has stopped most of the spam that has flooded many users` pages with pictures showing graphic sex and violence.
Facebook has sent notes of apology and is changing automated systems that blocked activists from posting on like-minded FB pages.
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