Slashdot Items Tagged "spam"

Date / Time Story
Thursday March 30, 2017 @09:14AM Airline Fined For Sending 3.3 Million Unwanted Emails
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 17, 2017 @11:23PM Could We Eliminate Spam With DMARC?
Thursday March 09, 2017 @09:45AM Microsoft Is Spamming Windows 10 File Explorer With Ads For OneDrive Storage
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:38PM Huge Database Leak Reveals 1.37 Billion Email Addresses and Exposes Illegal Spam Operation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Exploit that Caused iPhones To Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Sunday February 26, 2017 @06:50PM Is Google's Comment Filtering Tool 'Vanishing' Legitimate Comments?
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:37AM Programmer Develops Phone Bot To Target Windows Support Scammers
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Discover Massive Networks of Fake Twitter Accounts
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:28PM AT&T Is Adding a Spam Filter For Phone Calls
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @01:26PM Nigerian Man Charged in Hacking of Los Angeles County Emails
Monday December 12, 2016 @12:08PM Apple Introduces 'Report Junk' Option To Deal With iCloud Calendar Spam Invites
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @11:27AM It's Not Just You, iCloud Calendar Spam is On the Rise
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:15AM New Chrome Extension Automatically Negotiates With Comcast For Rate Discounts
Sunday October 30, 2016 @05:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:56PM Amazon Marketplace Shoppers Slam the Spam
Monday September 26, 2016 @09:41AM Scientists Study How Non-Scientists Deny Climate Change
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:20AM Spam Hits Its Highest Level Since 2010
Friday September 09, 2016 @10:01AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:01PM Microsoft Deprecating 'Obsolete' SmartScreen Spam Filters In Outlook and Exchange
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:54PM Dark Patterns Across the Web Are Designed To Trick You
Thursday July 28, 2016 @10:42AM The Most Popular Product Of All Time
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:10PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Friday June 10, 2016 @09:28AM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
Friday June 03, 2016 @06:47PM WordPress Sites Under Attack From New Zero-Day In WP Mobile Detector Plugin
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Friday May 27, 2016 @11:06AM Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
Thursday April 28, 2016 @10:50AM Dyson Launches New 'Supersonic' Hair Dryer To Revolutionize Hair Care
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @04:45PM AT&T Looks To Sell Cyanogen-Powered ZTE Phone To Snub Google
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @06:07AM MuckRock Launches March Madness -- For FOIA
Monday March 14, 2016 @04:55PM Docs With Malicious Macros Deliver Fileless Malware
Sunday February 28, 2016 @01:54AM Cloud Security Startup ProtectWise Creates Network DVR To Analyze Threats
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:05AM BT Announces Free Service To Screen Nuisance Callers
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:21PM A Bot That Drives Robocallers Insane
Friday January 29, 2016 @05:00PM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Major Companies Exiting the Spam Filtering Business?
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Saturday January 09, 2016 @12:21AM Oracle Brings Real-Time Kernel Patching To Oracle Enterprise Linux
Sunday November 15, 2015 @10:18AM 'Twas the Week Before the Week of Black Friday
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @08:27AM First Legal Union of Illegal Street Vendors Created In Barcelona
Thursday October 08, 2015 @05:58AM Bitcoin Transactions Were Under Attack for a Week, Prankster Reveals Himself
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:03AM US-Appointed Egg Lobby Paid Food Blogs and Targeted Chef To Crush Vegan Startup
Thursday September 03, 2015 @08:47PM Congressional Testimony: A Surprising Consensus On Climate
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should I Publish My Collection of Email Spamming IP Addresses?
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @12:30PM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:25PM A Welcome Shift: Spam Now Constitutes Less Than Half of All Email
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:14AM OCZ Toshiba Breaks 40 Cent Per GB Barrier With New Trion 100 Series SSD
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:57AM Time Warner Cable Owes $229,500 To Woman It Would Not Stop Calling
Friday July 03, 2015 @04:54PM Leased LEDs and Energy Service Contracts can Cut Electric Bills (Video)
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:43PM Ask Slashdot: How Effective Is Your ISP's Spam Filter?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Friday June 05, 2015 @04:39PM NOAA: Global Warming 'Pause' Never Happened
Friday May 01, 2015 @07:05PM Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not As Great As You Think
Sunday April 19, 2015 @02:37PM Whoah, Small Spender! Steam Sets Limits For Users Who Spend Less Than $5
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:57PM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Saturday March 07, 2015 @08:40AM NBC Thinks Connected Gloves and "Bullet Time" Can Make Boxing Cool
Thursday March 05, 2015 @03:07PM CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty To Compu-Finder For Spamming Canadians
Friday February 06, 2015 @02:33PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Saturday January 31, 2015 @07:27PM How One Small Company Blocked 15.1 Million Robocalls Last Year
Thursday January 22, 2015 @02:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Saturday January 17, 2015 @01:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Thursday January 08, 2015 @04:31PM Four Facepalm Bugs In USPS Label-Printing Site
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @04:28PM An Algorithm To Prevent Twitter Hashtag Degeneration
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @05:04PM Twitter Should Use Random Sample Voting For Abuse Reports
Sunday November 16, 2014 @04:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @12:54PM Ask Slashdot: How To Unblock Email From My Comcast-Hosted Server?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @08:11AM How YouTube Music Key Will Redefine What We Consider Music
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Useful Are DMARC and DKIM?
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:26AM Ask Slashdot: Why Can't Google Block Spam In Gmail?
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @10:11PM Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Monday September 08, 2014 @01:23PM The Five Nigerian Gangs Behind Most Craigslist Buyer Scams
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @12:24PM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Monday August 25, 2014 @03:59PM Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:51AM The Making of the Making of Nihilumbra
Thursday August 21, 2014 @09:29AM Couchsurfing Hacked, Sends Airbnb Prank Spam
Saturday August 16, 2014 @08:00PM Bezos-Owned Washington Post Embeds Amazon Buy-It-Now Buttons Mid-sentence
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @04:26PM Solid State Drives Break the 50 Cents Per GiB Barrier, OCZ ARC 100 Launched
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @11:35AM Password Gropers Hit Peak Stupid, Take the Spamtrap Bait
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:39PM Memo to Users: SpamCop Winding Down Webmail Service
Saturday August 09, 2014 @09:40AM Add a TV Tuner To Your Xbox (In Europe)
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:15AM Harvesting Wi-Fi Backscatter To Power Internet of Things Sensors
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:15PM Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities Increase 100%
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @05:19AM Print Isn't Dead: How Linux Voice Crowdfunded a New Magazine
Monday July 21, 2014 @12:59PM Apple Gets Its First Batch of iPhone Chips From TSMC
Monday July 21, 2014 @12:56PM Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be
Sunday July 20, 2014 @12:52PM "Intelligent" Avatars Poised To Manage Airline Check-In
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:24AM Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @10:50AM Researchers Outline Spammers' Business Ecosystem
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:06PM Reasons You're Not Getting Interviews; Plus Some Crazy Real Resume Mistakes
Friday March 28, 2014 @11:12PM Used IT Equipment Can Be Worth a Fortune (Video)
Saturday February 22, 2014 @02:52PM Gmail's 'Unsubscribe' Tool Comes Out of the Weeds
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:09PM Ask Slashdot: Anti-Camera Device For Use In a Small Bus?
Sunday February 09, 2014 @09:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Friday January 17, 2014 @10:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Monday January 06, 2014 @07:47PM Emmett Plant Talks About the Paper-Based RPG Game Business (Video)
Sunday January 05, 2014 @07:39AM Rap Genius Returns To Google Search Rankings
Saturday December 28, 2013 @07:03PM Convicted Spammer Jeffrey Kilbride Flees Prison
Saturday December 28, 2013 @02:47PM How the Dark Lord of the Internet Made His Fortunes
Wednesday December 25, 2013 @10:26AM Whatever Happened To Sanford "Spamford" Wallace?
Saturday December 21, 2013 @04:31AM Open Source Add-on Rewrites the User Interface of IE11
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @10:47AM Spamhaus Calls for Fining Operators of Insecure Servers
Sunday November 24, 2013 @01:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @07:44AM Not All USB Power Is Created Equal
Sunday November 10, 2013 @01:30AM Google Starts Tracking Retail Store Visits On Android and iOS
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @07:55PM The Case Against Gmail
Saturday October 26, 2013 @08:00PM Mac OS 10.9's Mail App — Infinity Times Your Spam
Friday October 25, 2013 @07:48PM Google Updates ReCAPTCHA With Easier CAPTCHAs For Humans
Saturday October 12, 2013 @08:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Thursday October 10, 2013 @01:17AM In Room With No Cell Service, Verizon Works On Future of Mobile
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @09:42PM Charge Your Mobile Device With Fire
Monday September 23, 2013 @08:41PM Brooklyn Yogurt Shop Sting Snares Fake Reviewers For NY Attorney General
Friday August 30, 2013 @08:00PM Ask Slashdot: Speeding Up Personal Anti-Spam Filters?
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @08:11AM Brazilian Journals' Self-Citation Cartel Smashed
Saturday August 03, 2013 @07:24PM Woz & Jobs 2.0: Leap Motion's Holtz & Buckwald
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @04:06PM Strict New Anti-Spam Regulations In Canada
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @08:08AM A Serious Proposal To Fix Windows 8
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @02:13PM WeVideo Helps You Edit Your Videos Online (Video)
Thursday May 23, 2013 @04:13PM Why We Should Celebrate Snapchat and Encourage Ephemeral Communication
Friday April 26, 2013 @01:24PM Two Changes To Quirky Could Change The World
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:35PM Amazon Debuts Mixed Bag of Original Comedy Pilots
Thursday April 18, 2013 @11:44AM LinkedIn Invites Gone Wild: How To Keep Close With Exes and Strangers
Monday April 15, 2013 @04:59AM Maintaining a Publicly Available Blacklist - Mechanisms and Principles
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @12:08PM FTC Awards $50k In Prizes To Cut Off Exasperating Robocalls
Friday March 29, 2013 @10:51PM Is Eccentric Sven Olaf Kamphius To Blame For Spamhaus DDoS?
Friday March 29, 2013 @03:37AM Did the Spamhaus DDos really slow down global Internet access?
Thursday March 28, 2013 @10:02AM DDoS Feud Backfires: Bulletproof CyberBunker Busted
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @09:53AM Largest DDoS In History Reaches 300 Billion Bits Per Second
Friday March 15, 2013 @04:55PM Google Blocking Federated Jabber Subscription Requests
Friday March 15, 2013 @07:30AM The Internet's Bad Neighborhoods
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @03:41PM 'Freedom of Information, Finally Made Easy' by MuckRock (Video)
Monday March 11, 2013 @02:47AM FTC Goes after Text-Message Spammers
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @01:29AM How To End The Silent Unsubscribe Problem
Saturday March 02, 2013 @12:30PM ProPublica's Guide To News App Tech
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @11:44AM What EMC Looks For When It's Hiring
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @10:15PM How Red Hat Hires
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Thursday January 31, 2013 @02:50PM FTC Gets 744 New Ideas On How To Hang Up On Robocallers
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @10:02AM Proposed Canadian Anti-Spam Rules Restrict Secret ISP Monitoring
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @05:47PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Anti-Spam Service Extortion?
Friday December 21, 2012 @05:59PM Facebook Test Will Let You Message Strangers For $1
Sunday December 16, 2012 @07:03PM When Writing, How Anonymous Can You Be, Really?
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @11:55AM Hotmail & Yahoo Mail Using Secret Domain Blacklist
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @06:34PM Text spammer wants FCC to declare spam filters illegal.
Friday November 30, 2012 @05:53AM How to get Gmail to unblock an IPv6 netblock
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @12:34AM Hosting Provider Automatically Fixes Vulnerabilities In Customers' Websites
Monday November 12, 2012 @09:45PM Fully Open A13-OLinuXino Single-Board Linux Computer
Friday November 02, 2012 @01:53PM Hurricane Sandy Fails To Stop Line For iPad Mini Launch
Thursday November 01, 2012 @01:05PM FTC Whacks "Rachel From Card Holder Services"
Friday October 26, 2012 @11:27AM Irony Alert: Nigeria Increasingly Targeted by Cyber Criminals
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:35PM FTC Offers $50,000 For Best Way To Stop Robocalls
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @02:43PM Zero Errors? Spamhaus Flubs Causing Domain Deletions
Friday October 12, 2012 @04:43PM Libertarian Candidate Excluded From Debate For Refusing Corporate Donations
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @10:34AM Wireless Analysis With Monitor Mode On Android
Monday September 17, 2012 @05:16PM Apple iPad 2 As Fast As the Cray-2 Supercomputer
Friday August 31, 2012 @03:13AM Windows 8 Is 'a Work of Art.' But It's No Linux
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @11:27AM A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @10:51AM Grum Botnet: Down One Month, No Impact on Spam
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:37AM Russia's Former KGB Invests In Political Propaganda Spambots
Monday August 27, 2012 @04:56PM The Pirate Bay Launches Free VPN
Friday August 17, 2012 @12:55PM Linux Is a Lemon On the Retina MacBook Pro
Wednesday August 15, 2012 @09:41AM Inside a Ransomware Money Machine
Wednesday August 01, 2012 @12:18PM Dropbox Confirms Email Addresses Were Pilfered
Wednesday July 25, 2012 @09:27PM The HP Memristor Debate
Monday July 23, 2012 @01:18AM Australians Receive SMS Death Threats
Monday July 23, 2012 @12:51AM Fake Password Reset E-mail Hits 7,500 Black Hat Registrants
Sunday July 22, 2012 @09:31AM Poison Attacks Against Machine Learning
Thursday July 19, 2012 @10:36AM New Round of Server Take-Downs Fells Grum Botnet
Thursday July 19, 2012 @07:14AM Grum Botnet Bites The Dust
Friday July 13, 2012 @08:47PM Facebook "Like" System Devalued By Fake Users
Thursday July 12, 2012 @03:10PM How Exploit Kits Have Changed Spammers' M.O.
Monday July 09, 2012 @02:27PM End of the line for Spamcop?
Thursday July 05, 2012 @01:27PM First iOS Malware Discovered In Apple's App Store
Saturday June 23, 2012 @03:44PM Sexy Female Scientist Video Draws Fire
Thursday June 21, 2012 @11:23PM Minecraft troll calls SWAT on mod, cries murder
Friday June 15, 2012 @05:45AM spam starting to become an issue in slashdot discussions
Sunday June 03, 2012 @07:28PM The Nice Guy At the World's Largest Weapons Expo
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:00PM Comparing R, Octave, and Python for Data Analysis
Monday May 21, 2012 @03:33AM Zuckerberg Updates Relationship Status To "Married"
Monday May 14, 2012 @12:13PM The 30 Best Features of Windows
Thursday May 10, 2012 @12:46PM Newt Gingrich loves spam
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @11:42AM Facebook Spammers Make $20M, Get $100K Fine
Sunday May 06, 2012 @01:41AM Facebook Says It's Filtering Comments For Spam, Not Censoring Them
Saturday May 05, 2012 @01:25PM Researchers Push Implanted User Interfaces
Thursday May 03, 2012 @05:06PM Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives?
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:46AM Cash For Tweets and Facebook Posts? Aussie Startup Pays You to Astroturf
Sunday April 29, 2012 @01:12PM NASA's Interactive Flood Maps
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @11:29AM Facebook blocks add-on because it's too good at cleaning up Facebook
Monday April 23, 2012 @09:05PM INDIA NOW TOP SPAMMING NATION
Friday April 06, 2012 @02:10PM Twitter Files Suit Against Spam Software Authors
Thursday April 05, 2012 @02:57PM Good News: A Sustained Drop In Spam Levels
Thursday April 05, 2012 @10:05AM Flashback Trojan Hits 600,000 Macs and Counting