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(as at Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:12:52 GMT )
Why spam robocalls are increasing and what's being done about it
Yahoo Finance (Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:07:21 GMT)
Robots and computers aren't just taking people's jobs, they're also calling everybody and leaving messages about sweet business loan opportunities that you have been chosen for. Recently, these annoying spam calls have been on the rise, leaving people ...

Drake Bell Fans Unite to Spam Josh Peck's Instagram with "#WeAreAllDrake" (Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:14:35 GMT)
1. They're a beautiful couple and her dress appears to be fit for an actual Disney princess. 2. He captioned the pic with an Andre 3000 lyric, because why not. 3. Drake Bell fans are getting intense in the comments, posting "#wearealldrake" hundreds or ...

Inside a Porn-Pimping Spam Botnet
Krebs on Security (Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:45:34 GMT)
For several months I've been poking at a decent-sized spam botnet that appears to be used mainly for promoting adult dating sites. Having hit a wall in my research, I decided it might be good to publish what I've unearthed so far to see if this ...

Unsubscribing From Spam Only Makes It Worse
Lifehacker (Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:02:29 GMT)
The last time I checked my spam folder, I noticed a few messages included an unsubscribe link. Well that's nice, I thought. Maybe spammers realize that some people will never respond, so they want to trim their lists for efficiency. I clicked “unsubscribe.

Spam caller facing $120 million fine from FCC
Phone Arena (Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:16:41 GMT)
Spam callers everywhere take heed from the FCC's latest $120 million proposed fine for a robocall operation. Adrian Abramovich, the leader of such an operation, is facing the hefty fine after a three-month stint of robocalls selling timeshares. A total ...

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