News tagged with spammers

I'm out of the office, so please read this spam

(AP) -- If you're prone to mistyping email addresses, here's a new thing to worry about: you could be a target for spammers trying to sell you a dream vacation or a diet product by pretending to be one of your friends or ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Internet
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As Web communication shrinks, so do links

(AP) -- On the short-messaging service Twitter, space is at a premium: You've got 140 characters to make your point, and you probably don't want to waste half of it on a super-sized link to your latest YouTube obsession.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Internet
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Accused spam scammer pleads guilty in Detroit

(AP) -- A Michigan man described as one of the world's most prolific senders of spam e-mail has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of defrauding people by manipulating Chinese stock prices.

dateJun 23, 2009 in Internet
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