Anonymous Targets World Cup In a story that reads a little bit like Robin Hood meets the internet, hacker group Anonymous Brasil says they are using Operation Hacking Cup (#OpHackingCup) to protest social injustices surrounding the World Cup...
Jun 18 2014, 8:30am CDT
Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting the attacks are a coordinated campaign to adversely affect the U.S....
Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST
As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected Last week’s arrest of Russian bank hacker extraordinaire Aleksander “SpyEye” Panin doesn’t mean online bank accounts are suddenly safer. Not that anyone thought they were. Bank fraud is here to stay and the guys behind...
Feb 3 2014, 11:47pm CST
FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined The FBI has issued a statement regarding Anonymous Hackers. A breach in the government security system is being examined and these highly-skilled hackers are responsible for the misdemeanor.
Nov 16 2013, 4:21am CST
Facebook Spam Yields $200 Million per Year The spam content on Facebook is big business. It is reported to yield close to $200 million per year. Ways of eradicating this nuisance are being looked into.
Aug 29 2013, 1:52am CDT
Twitter releases memo warning media of hacking attacks Following the compromise of the Assosiated Press's Twitter account last week that enabled the account to tweet false bombings in the White House, Twitter is now asking the media, particularly news organizations, to secure their accounts for good.
Apr 29 2013, 11:51pm CDT
Marketers Threaten Twitter Over Spammers In a short span of time, Twitter has gone from a brand-new idea to a worldwide phenomenon. From Iranian revolutionaries to mourners of Michael Jackson, it seems like everyone has a Twitter account these days. Websites,...
Jul 3 2009, 11:35am CDT
BBC buys itself a little Botnet The BBC tech show Click bought a botnet to show how at risk we are for cyber crimes.
The botnet the BBC crew acquired contained 22,000 hijacked PCs around the world. The Click team will show how effective spamming can...
Mar 13 2009, 6:00am CDT
ISPs Close Spam Firm Reducing Spam by 70% Spam is certainly the scourge of the Internet for most users. According to BBC News, the amount of spam has plummeted since ISPs in the US pulled the plug on one specific host believed to be the hot spot for a massive...
Nov 13 2008, 6:56am CST
MySpace Wins Record £165 Million from Spammer According to Telegraph MySpace has won a record settlement against so called “Spam King” Sanford Wallace. The record £165 million settlement comes after a legal battle over spam messages Wallace sent to MySpace members....
May 14 2008, 8:48am CDT
Today Marks 30 Years of Spam Today marks 30 years since the first spam message was sent and 15 years since the term spam was first coined. The term Spam is through to have been coined by Joel Furr an administrator on the Usenet discussion system....
Mar 31 2008, 11:40am CDT
AOL On Treasure Hunt In Pursuit of Spammer Settlement Here's one for the offbeat files. It seems that AOL has an interesting option to collect the money that's owed to them by a "renegade spammer" -- they want to dig up his family's property because they believe that...
Aug 17 2006, 4:00am CDT
Spam Goes into this Colorful Spam Cube Over Here Fighting Spam is a noble cause. Spam Cube is offering a hardware gadget in the shape of a cube to make fighting spam easy for everyone.
The 4.5" cube connects to your network and automatically filters spam emails. Via...
Apr 14 2006, 3:55am CDT
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