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'I require 50% off. I hope you understand'

Some spammers really work hard to make me fall in love with them these days.

Here is the latest conversation I had with one of them. 15 more words

Russian Spammer Arrest Linked to Trump Campaign Investigation?

ABC News captured the details of the arrest, but MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow connected the dots!

U.S. authorities announced efforts to shut down a global computer network run by 36-year-old Pyotr Levashov that sent hundreds of millions of spam emails worldwide each year. 119 more words


All the Spammers in the World Only Make $200 Million

We all get a lot of spam. Just today, Gmail has neatly filed more than 100 messages into my Spam folder. When I look at the list of subjects, I wonder, How the hell could any of this actually make someone money? 16 more words


You have pending blog posts scammer: An Introductory Guide to Spam Emails

You can’t go a second on the internet these days without coming across scammers, spammers, clickbait and malvertisements. If you haven’t discovered browser plugins like Adblocker, or you simply just accidentally clicked on an ad on the sidebar of the website you’re perusing—you may have seen this side of the ‘net. 779 more words


Spammers Must Pay $500K After Using Hacked Emails To Push Diet Pills

Last summer, federal regulators charged the operators of an alleged spam scam of hijacking hacked email accounts to spread the word about a slew of unproven weight-loss products. 382 more words

Crime & Fraud

Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire (MacKeeper)

MacKeeper: Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire. “Today we release details on the innerworkings of a massive, illegal spam operation. The situation presents a tangible threat to online privacy and security as it involves a database of 1.4 billion email accounts combined with real names, user IP addresses, and often physical address. 12 more words

Security & Legal Issues