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Facebook’s News Feed To Punish Pages That Ask For Likes Or Share

Facebook’s News Feed To Punish Pages That Ask For Likes Or Share

Last month, Facebook unveiled a new outlook for its News Feed. But Facebook has found that almost its every users’ News Feed is filled with a lot of spams. Therefore, now Facebook has decided to punish those pages that ask for ‘Like’ or ‘Share’.

By On April 13, 2014 Respond
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TorGuard: The Site That Fought Off Spammers, Botnets And Fake Pizza Deliveries

TorGuard: The Site That Fought Off Spammers, Botnets And Fake Pizza Deliveries

If you want to compromise a website’s security, there are virtually countless ways to go about it. But if the person taking care of that site’s security is good enough, he’ll know how to tackle each of them. Something along these lines happened to the VPN service, TorGuard, which had to fight off large botnets, spammers and fake pizza deliveries.

By On November 14, 2013 Respond
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Google Makes Spam Official With Gmail Redesign!

Google Makes Spam Official With Gmail Redesign!

Google recently rolled out a redesign for the mobile as well as the web version of Gmail inbox. The new design makes it really convenient for users to organize mail neatly. However, with the introduction of the new ‘Promotions’ tab, Google has also started dishing out ads to the users, a practice which borders on online spam.

By On July 23, 2013 1 Response
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Instagram Users Suffer From Major Fruit-Spam Attack

Instagram Users Suffer From Major Fruit-Spam Attack

Over the last day or so, there has been an overwhelming posting of fruit-themes images on Instagram. However, before you try to figure out if it’s the World Fruit Day, it is actually a spam that has hit the photo-sharing site. Apparently, the perpetrators of the spam steal users’ login credentials and then post these images from their accounts.

By On June 30, 2013 Respond
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Yahoo-Backed Email Service Hacked, Users Receive Spam

Yahoo-Backed Email Service Hacked, Users Receive Spam

Yahoo’s email service hasn’t been known for safety and security. In fact, Yahoo email accounts are often used to send out spam. A Yahoo-backed email service in New Zealand was recently hacked and users started receiving huge amounts of spam emails.

By On February 11, 2013 Respond
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[Tips] Effective Plugins To Stop Spam On Your WordPress Blog

[Tips] Effective Plugins To Stop Spam On Your WordPress Blog

A good number of blogs we read every day are based on the CMS and all face the same daily struggles: spam. One of the nicest aspects of blogging is the user participation and debate that can be generated around the different topics, but there are some users who try to take advantage of a comment system that blogs allow and insert advertisements or links that has little or nothing to do with the blog subject. However, thanks to WordPress plugin,s we can successively fight against these kind of users or spam bots and in this article, we will cover some of most effective WordPress plugins against spam.

By On November 27, 2012 2 Responses
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Google Cracks Down On Low Quality Exact Match Domains

Google Cracks Down On Low Quality Exact Match Domains

Google has long been trying to purge of any spam or low quality content that may appear high in its search results. To that end, Google is continually applying changes in its search algorithms. And now, the company has announced that it will be reducing low-quality exact match domains in search results.

By On October 1, 2012 Respond
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Spammers Cost The World $20 Billion, Earn Only $200 Million In Return

Spammers Cost The World $20 Billion, Earn Only $200 Million In Return

Online spam is a curse which email services have to fight off on a regular basis. It’s ridiculously easy to send out spam to millions of computers. However, in a new and rather interesting paper, it has been revealed that spammers don’t really earn a whole lot of money out of their dirty business, compared to the damage they do. The total imposed cost of spam on the world is roughly $20 billion, whereas the spammers only earn nearly $200 million per year to spread them.

By On August 26, 2012 Respond
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Google Updated Play Store Developer Policies To Fight Spam

Google Updated Play Store Developer Policies To Fight Spam

Google has updated its play store developer policies, because the company’s aim is to make this platform like – “Google Play a great community for developers and consumers.” Android Central has published an email which has been sent by Google to its play store developers. According to the email, the company has focused out on some things such as rectification to payment policy concerning subscription billing, impose restriction on using of names or icons confusingly similar to existing system apps, concerning dangerous products and practices that contravene the Play Store’s spam policy.

By On August 4, 2012 Respond
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83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake

83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake

Facebook is the largest social network which boats a massive user base of 955 million people. However, out of this huge user base, a significant amount of accounts are fake. Facebook has now admitted that out of its total registered accounts, about 8.7 percent accounts are fake.

By On August 4, 2012 Respond
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New Digg ‘Pisses Off’ Spammers And Marketers

New Digg ‘Pisses Off’ Spammers And Marketers

The revamped version of the once-popular online aggregation website, Digg, was launched this week. So far, there has been a mixed response from its users. However, what is evident is that the regular spammers and web marketers who used Digg for their own commercial purposes are disappointed; they hate the new Digg.

By On August 4, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Replace Predictions By Punctuation Marks In The Android Jelly Bean Keyboard

[Tutorial] How To Replace Predictions By Punctuation Marks In The Android Jelly Bean Keyboard

Jelly Bean has brought us many new features to our Android devices, but some of them can become a little crazy. In my case I took one of the most basic elements: the keyboard. It has a slight change from previous versions of Android, after entering a word, instead of the punctuation marks at the top of the keyboard, it shows a prediction system. It suggests words based on your typing to save time. It is a very useful, and the more you use the more efficient it becomes, but the problem is that it slows down the introduction of punctuation marks and in this tutorial I will show you how to replace it.

By On August 3, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Remove Spam Ads From Your Android Notification Bar

[Tutorial] How To Remove Spam Ads From Your Android Notification Bar

There are plenty of Android apps that use so-called “Ad Services” which have the ability to change your Android device in the way you may not have wanted. Some of those changes are constant messages visible in your Notification Bar or adding shortcuts in your home screen without warning you even if you disabled the options to create them. There are also those that change your default browser home page or those that collect your phone information’s. If you want to stop those apps from doing preciously mentioned things I will help you to easily detect them and then remove from your Android device.

By On August 3, 2012 3 Responses
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Something Is Wrong With Yahoo Mail, Inboxes Are Filled Up With Spam

Something Is Wrong With Yahoo Mail, Inboxes Are Filled Up With Spam

Yahoo users have been complaining for the last few days that their mail accounts had been filled up by spam. For few days, they have seen surge in email spam. It goes without saying that Gmail’s spam filtering is now best among the other mail services, but Yahoo mail was not poor either. Unfortunately, Yahoo users are getting lot of spam mails for the last couple of days. The most funny thing is, Yahoo has been certified by DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance). This means, in future Yahoo services are supposed to be heavily protected against phishing attacks and spam.

By On June 30, 2012 Respond
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New Way Of Spamming: Spammers Hitting Social Media Rather Than E-mails

New Way Of Spamming: Spammers Hitting Social Media Rather Than E-mails

Everyday our e-mail accounts are filled with a lot of unwanted e-mails that we call junk emails or spam. Over the years email services have devised many hacks to detect and filter spam. And, spam has grown less effective due to breakthroughs in spam filtering techniques. Now, the spammers have switched to a new medium for spamming – the social media. The huge growth in the social media and immature protection techniques has lured the spammers exploit the loopholes.

By On June 6, 2012 3 Responses
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