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Spam with Typos: Like Cyborgs with Water Damage

Lately my WordPress posts have been inundated with spammers. Unlike the obscene spam of years past, these more innovative folks prefer to make a flattering, ambiguous comment in hopes that readers would click on their name, which links to a retail website (or something). 490 more words

Life

ipfilterX Codename Kraki

>Date 17/10/2014

>UPDATES :

>New Menaces Blocked : 38

>COUNTRIES INVOLVED :

>Parsed lines/entries:12K Found IP ranges:12K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs

>Deleted(2)/Merged (7)

>IP Count : 584k… 79 more words

New Times Enlists Charity Volunteers…Then Spams Them

Oct. 11, 2014

I was originally going to use this as my headline…

New Times Event Lures Volunteers for Spamming

…in homage to what New Times… 563 more words

Politics And Culture

Tinder Spammers Move To SMS After Improvements To Dating App's Security

Dating app Tinder for a long time had been flooded with spam bots – fake accounts that flirt with users in order to redirect them to adult sites, and yes, take their money. 508 more words

TC

Can't Buy Me Love

One of the most annoying things about Twitter is the auto DM spammers and spammers in general offering you the chance to “buy” more followers for X amount of pounds/dollars/euros/ginger bottles (delete as applicable). 95 more words

2014

Facebook has made nearly $2 billion from suing spammers to 'remind would-be offenders that we will fight back'

Facebook has obtained nearly $2 billion in legal judgments against spammers, the company revealed today. In its explainer on the fight against spam, Facebook says the lawsuits serve as a warning to “remind would-be offenders that we will fight back.” 196 more words

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