Sanford Wallace, also referred to as the "Spam King," has pleaded guilty of sending over 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. Wallace, who was released on bond on Monday, faces a possible three-year jail sentence and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced in December. It was in 2008 and 2009 when Sanford allegedly gained access ...
Cyber-scammers have started using the 1.usa.gov links in their spam campaigns in a bid to fool gullible users into thinking that the links they see on a website or have received in their mail or newsletter are legitimate US Government website.
About two weeks back there were reports that some Dropbox users were getting spam emails and that too on email accounts that were being used only for Dropbox. Dropbox carried out investigations by hiring experts and found out that account of one Dropbox employee was hacked which in turn gave hackers access to customer email address.
A new study by University of Texas has found that for five months out of the last 15 Microsoft has aced the list of biggest U.S. spammers and even managed to rank at pole at times.
Researchers have stumbled upon what they believe is the first of a kind botnet active on infected Android smartphones which is sending out spam using hacked Yahoo! mail accounts.