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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Cybercrime

Anonymous Targets World Cup

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

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

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses If scouring Facebook for clues of infidelity isn’t sufficient, what else is a jealous lover to do but hack into his or her significant other’s email? That was the philosophy behind “Needapassword.com,” a site that’s...

Jan 31 2014, 1:58am CST

FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined

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 Spammers Earn $200 Million per Year

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 attacks

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

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway Slowing Down Internet

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway, Slowing Down Internet A Cyber Attack against Spamhaus is underway. Experts call it the biggest cyber attack in history. It is slowing down global internet speeds.

Mar 27 2013, 9:28am CDT

CES 2015 News
Beware: Emails from CitiBank, JPMorgan & More May be Phishing Attempts

Beware: Emails from CitiBank, JPMorgan & More May be Phishing Attempts Epsilon, the world's largest email marketing firm, has been hacked.

Apr 3 2011, 1:01pm CDT

Google: "Spam is Up, We're Working On It"

Google: "Spam is Up, We're Working On It" "Unless the spammers are friends of ours, of course."

Jan 21 2011, 1:30pm CST

Marketers Threaten Twitter Over Spammers

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

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 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

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

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