Slashdot Items Tagged "spam"

Date / Time Story
Saturday February 13, 2016 @12:05AM BT Announces Free Service To Screen Nuisance Callers
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:21AM A Bot That Drives Robocallers Insane
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Major Companies Exiting the Spam Filtering Business?
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:27PM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Thursday October 08, 2015 @04:58AM Bitcoin Transactions Were Under Attack for a Week, Prankster Reveals Himself
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @10:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should I Publish My Collection of Email Spamming IP Addresses?
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:30AM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:25PM A Welcome Shift: Spam Now Constitutes Less Than Half of All Email
Friday July 10, 2015 @08:14AM OCZ Toshiba Breaks 40 Cent Per GB Barrier With New Trion 100 Series SSD
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:57AM Time Warner Cable Owes $229,500 To Woman It Would Not Stop Calling
Friday July 03, 2015 @03:54PM Leased LEDs and Energy Service Contracts can Cut Electric Bills (Video)
Monday June 22, 2015 @11:43AM Ask Slashdot: How Effective Is Your ISP's Spam Filter?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Friday June 05, 2015 @03:39PM NOAA: Global Warming 'Pause' Never Happened
Friday May 01, 2015 @06:05PM Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not As Great As You Think
Sunday April 19, 2015 @01:37PM Whoah, Small Spender! Steam Sets Limits For Users Who Spend Less Than $5
Saturday March 07, 2015 @11:57AM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Saturday March 07, 2015 @07:40AM NBC Thinks Connected Gloves and "Bullet Time" Can Make Boxing Cool
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:07PM CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty To Compu-Finder For Spamming Canadians
Friday February 06, 2015 @01:33PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Saturday January 31, 2015 @06:27PM How One Small Company Blocked 15.1 Million Robocalls Last Year
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Saturday January 17, 2015 @12:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Thursday January 08, 2015 @03:31PM Four Facepalm Bugs In USPS Label-Printing Site
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @03:28PM An Algorithm To Prevent Twitter Hashtag Degeneration
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:04PM Twitter Should Use Random Sample Voting For Abuse Reports
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:54AM Ask Slashdot: How To Unblock Email From My Comcast-Hosted Server?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @12:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Useful Are DMARC and DKIM?
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:26AM Ask Slashdot: Why Can't Google Block Spam In Gmail?
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @09:11PM Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Monday September 08, 2014 @12:23PM The Five Nigerian Gangs Behind Most Craigslist Buyer Scams
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @11:24AM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:51AM The Making of the Making of Nihilumbra
Thursday August 21, 2014 @08:29AM Couchsurfing Hacked, Sends Airbnb Prank Spam
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @03:26PM Solid State Drives Break the 50 Cents Per GiB Barrier, OCZ ARC 100 Launched
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @10:35AM Password Gropers Hit Peak Stupid, Take the Spamtrap Bait
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:39PM Memo to Users: SpamCop Winding Down Webmail Service
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:40AM Add a TV Tuner To Your Xbox (In Europe)
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:15AM Harvesting Wi-Fi Backscatter To Power Internet of Things Sensors
Thursday July 24, 2014 @08:15PM Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities Increase 100%
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @04:19AM Print Isn't Dead: How Linux Voice Crowdfunded a New Magazine
Monday July 21, 2014 @11:59AM Apple Gets Its First Batch of iPhone Chips From TSMC
Monday July 21, 2014 @11:56AM Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be
Sunday July 20, 2014 @11:52AM "Intelligent" Avatars Poised To Manage Airline Check-In
Saturday June 28, 2014 @07:24AM Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:50AM Researchers Outline Spammers' Business Ecosystem
Saturday April 05, 2014 @10:06PM Reasons You're Not Getting Interviews; Plus Some Crazy Real Resume Mistakes
Friday March 28, 2014 @10:12PM Used IT Equipment Can Be Worth a Fortune (Video)
Saturday February 22, 2014 @01:52PM Gmail's 'Unsubscribe' Tool Comes Out of the Weeds
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @08:09PM Ask Slashdot: Anti-Camera Device For Use In a Small Bus?
Sunday February 09, 2014 @08:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Friday January 17, 2014 @09:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Monday January 06, 2014 @06:47PM Emmett Plant Talks About the Paper-Based RPG Game Business (Video)
Sunday January 05, 2014 @06:39AM Rap Genius Returns To Google Search Rankings
Saturday December 28, 2013 @06:03PM Convicted Spammer Jeffrey Kilbride Flees Prison
Saturday December 28, 2013 @01:47PM How the Dark Lord of the Internet Made His Fortunes
Wednesday December 25, 2013 @09:26AM Whatever Happened To Sanford "Spamford" Wallace?
Saturday December 21, 2013 @03:31AM Open Source Add-on Rewrites the User Interface of IE11
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @09:47AM Spamhaus Calls for Fining Operators of Insecure Servers
Sunday November 24, 2013 @12:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @06:44AM Not All USB Power Is Created Equal
Sunday November 10, 2013 @12:30AM Google Starts Tracking Retail Store Visits On Android and iOS
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @06:55PM The Case Against Gmail
Saturday October 26, 2013 @07:00PM Mac OS 10.9's Mail App — Infinity Times Your Spam
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:48PM Google Updates ReCAPTCHA With Easier CAPTCHAs For Humans
Saturday October 12, 2013 @07:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Thursday October 10, 2013 @12:17AM In Room With No Cell Service, Verizon Works On Future of Mobile
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @08:42PM Charge Your Mobile Device With Fire
Monday September 23, 2013 @07:41PM Brooklyn Yogurt Shop Sting Snares Fake Reviewers For NY Attorney General
Friday August 30, 2013 @07:00PM Ask Slashdot: Speeding Up Personal Anti-Spam Filters?
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @07:11AM Brazilian Journals' Self-Citation Cartel Smashed
Saturday August 03, 2013 @06:24PM Woz & Jobs 2.0: Leap Motion's Holtz & Buckwald
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @03:06PM Strict New Anti-Spam Regulations In Canada
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @07:08AM A Serious Proposal To Fix Windows 8
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @01:13PM WeVideo Helps You Edit Your Videos Online (Video)
Thursday May 23, 2013 @03:13PM Why We Should Celebrate Snapchat and Encourage Ephemeral Communication
Friday April 26, 2013 @12:24PM Two Changes To Quirky Could Change The World
Thursday April 18, 2013 @10:44AM LinkedIn Invites Gone Wild: How To Keep Close With Exes and Strangers
Monday April 15, 2013 @03:59AM Maintaining a Publicly Available Blacklist - Mechanisms and Principles
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @11:08AM FTC Awards $50k In Prizes To Cut Off Exasperating Robocalls
Friday March 29, 2013 @09:51PM Is Eccentric Sven Olaf Kamphius To Blame For Spamhaus DDoS?
Friday March 29, 2013 @02:37AM Did the Spamhaus DDos really slow down global Internet access?
Thursday March 28, 2013 @09:02AM DDoS Feud Backfires: Bulletproof CyberBunker Busted
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @08:53AM Largest DDoS In History Reaches 300 Billion Bits Per Second
Friday March 15, 2013 @03:55PM Google Blocking Federated Jabber Subscription Requests
Friday March 15, 2013 @06:30AM The Internet's Bad Neighborhoods
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @02:41PM 'Freedom of Information, Finally Made Easy' by MuckRock (Video)
Monday March 11, 2013 @01:47AM FTC Goes after Text-Message Spammers
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @12:29AM How To End The Silent Unsubscribe Problem
Saturday March 02, 2013 @11:30AM ProPublica's Guide To News App Tech
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @10:44AM What EMC Looks For When It's Hiring
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @09:15PM How Red Hat Hires
Sunday February 10, 2013 @07:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Thursday January 31, 2013 @01:50PM FTC Gets 744 New Ideas On How To Hang Up On Robocallers
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:02AM Proposed Canadian Anti-Spam Rules Restrict Secret ISP Monitoring
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @04:47PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Anti-Spam Service Extortion?
Sunday December 16, 2012 @06:03PM When Writing, How Anonymous Can You Be, Really?
Saturday December 15, 2012 @10:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:55AM Hotmail & Yahoo Mail Using Secret Domain Blacklist
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @05:34PM Text spammer wants FCC to declare spam filters illegal.
Friday November 30, 2012 @04:53AM How to get Gmail to unblock an IPv6 netblock
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @11:34PM Hosting Provider Automatically Fixes Vulnerabilities In Customers' Websites
Monday November 12, 2012 @08:45PM Fully Open A13-OLinuXino Single-Board Linux Computer
Thursday November 01, 2012 @12:05PM FTC Whacks "Rachel From Card Holder Services"
Friday October 26, 2012 @10:27AM Irony Alert: Nigeria Increasingly Targeted by Cyber Criminals
Sunday October 21, 2012 @02:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Friday October 19, 2012 @05:35PM FTC Offers $50,000 For Best Way To Stop Robocalls
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @01:43PM Zero Errors? Spamhaus Flubs Causing Domain Deletions
Friday October 12, 2012 @03:43PM Libertarian Candidate Excluded From Debate For Refusing Corporate Donations
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @09:34AM Wireless Analysis With Monitor Mode On Android
Monday September 17, 2012 @04:16PM Apple iPad 2 As Fast As the Cray-2 Supercomputer
Friday August 31, 2012 @02:13AM Windows 8 Is 'a Work of Art.' But It's No Linux
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @10:27AM A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:51AM Grum Botnet: Down One Month, No Impact on Spam
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:37AM Russia's Former KGB Invests In Political Propaganda Spambots
Friday August 17, 2012 @11:55AM Linux Is a Lemon On the Retina MacBook Pro
Wednesday August 15, 2012 @08:41AM Inside a Ransomware Money Machine
Wednesday August 01, 2012 @11:18AM Dropbox Confirms Email Addresses Were Pilfered
Monday July 23, 2012 @12:18AM Australians Receive SMS Death Threats
Sunday July 22, 2012 @11:51PM Fake Password Reset E-mail Hits 7,500 Black Hat Registrants
Sunday July 22, 2012 @08:31AM Poison Attacks Against Machine Learning
Thursday July 19, 2012 @09:36AM New Round of Server Take-Downs Fells Grum Botnet
Thursday July 19, 2012 @06:14AM Grum Botnet Bites The Dust
Friday July 13, 2012 @07:47PM Facebook "Like" System Devalued By Fake Users
Thursday July 12, 2012 @02:10PM How Exploit Kits Have Changed Spammers' M.O.
Monday July 09, 2012 @01:27PM End of the line for Spamcop?
Thursday July 05, 2012 @12:27PM First iOS Malware Discovered In Apple's App Store
Thursday June 21, 2012 @10:23PM Minecraft troll calls SWAT on mod, cries murder
Friday June 15, 2012 @04:45AM spam starting to become an issue in slashdot discussions
Sunday June 03, 2012 @06:28PM The Nice Guy At the World's Largest Weapons Expo
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @07:00PM Comparing R, Octave, and Python for Data Analysis
Monday May 21, 2012 @02:33AM Zuckerberg Updates Relationship Status To "Married"
Monday May 14, 2012 @11:13AM The 30 Best Features of Windows
Thursday May 10, 2012 @11:46AM Newt Gingrich loves spam
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @10:42AM Facebook Spammers Make $20M, Get $100K Fine
Sunday May 06, 2012 @12:41AM Facebook Says It's Filtering Comments For Spam, Not Censoring Them
Saturday May 05, 2012 @12:25PM Researchers Push Implanted User Interfaces
Thursday May 03, 2012 @04:06PM Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives?
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @07:46AM Cash For Tweets and Facebook Posts? Aussie Startup Pays You to Astroturf
Sunday April 29, 2012 @12:12PM NASA's Interactive Flood Maps
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @10:29AM Facebook blocks add-on because it's too good at cleaning up Facebook
Monday April 23, 2012 @08:05PM INDIA NOW TOP SPAMMING NATION
Friday April 06, 2012 @01:10PM Twitter Files Suit Against Spam Software Authors
Thursday April 05, 2012 @01:57PM Good News: A Sustained Drop In Spam Levels
Thursday April 05, 2012 @09:05AM Flashback Trojan Hits 600,000 Macs and Counting
Thursday April 05, 2012 @01:31AM Viewfinity CEO Says Many Computer Users Are Overprivileged (Video)
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @09:48AM A Pinterest spammer tells it all
Monday March 26, 2012 @09:17PM Microsoft Blocking Pirate Bay Links In Messenger
Thursday March 15, 2012 @09:53AM Minefold Launches Minecraft Game Hosting Service
Thursday February 23, 2012 @02:21PM Nigerian Scam Artists Taken For $33,000
Thursday February 23, 2012 @01:57PM Nigerian Scam Artists Taken for $33,000
Monday February 20, 2012 @04:28PM Commercial, USB-Powered DNA Sequencer Coming This Year
Friday February 10, 2012 @09:26AM How Much Stuff Can Timothy Jam Into His New Hoodie's Pockets? (Video)
Thursday February 02, 2012 @09:36AM The Gang Behind the World's Largest Spam Botnet
Wednesday February 01, 2012 @09:27PM The Gang Behind the World's Largest Spam Botnet
Saturday January 28, 2012 @07:57PM Facebook, Washington State Sue Firm Over Clickjacking
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:26AM "Learn To Code, Get a Job" According To CNN
Tuesday January 10, 2012 @08:03AM Reporting companies which leak email addresses to
Wednesday December 28, 2011 @02:13PM New York Times hacked?
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @03:21PM IBM's Five Predictions For the Next Five Years
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @05:13AM Site Offers History of Torrent Downloads By IP
Thursday December 08, 2011 @07:06PM Twitter Bots Drown Out Anti-Kremlin Tweets
Wednesday December 07, 2011 @05:47PM Yahoo awarded $610 million in spam case
Wednesday December 07, 2011 @05:39PM Read Chat Logs From The Internet's 24-Year-Old "Ki
Sunday December 04, 2011 @05:42AM Repurposing Anti-Spam Tools For Detecting Mutations In HIV
Saturday November 26, 2011 @10:56AM 15 years in jail for clicking "Like"
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @02:30PM Ballistic Clipboard Holds Papers, Stops Bullets
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @05:06PM South Korea to block Port 25 in Attempt to Fight S
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @10:47AM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Spammers You Know?
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @08:24AM What to do with spammers you know?
Monday November 07, 2011 @06:00AM Ask Slashdot: Spoof an Email Bounce With Windows?
Monday November 07, 2011 @04:00AM Cringely's Lost Jobs Interview: Coming To a Theater Near You
Sunday November 06, 2011 @06:09PM Hacked MIT Server Used To Stage Attacks
Thursday November 03, 2011 @06:11AM Carbonite Privacy Breach Leads To Spam
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @01:17PM Carbonite privacy breach leads to spam
Tuesday November 01, 2011 @03:44AM EU Parliment To Vote On ACTA Soon; Take Action Now
Sunday October 30, 2011 @05:33AM Battlefield 3 Performance: 30+ Graphics Cards Tested
Saturday October 22, 2011 @06:17PM Microsoft's Office365 Limits Emails To 500 Recipients
Thursday October 13, 2011 @12:33PM Dutch ISP Files Police Complaint Against Spamhaus
Thursday October 13, 2011 @11:46AM Dutch ISP Files Police Complaint Against Spamhaus
Thursday October 13, 2011 @11:43AM Ask Slashdot: Is Reverse DNS a Worthy Standard For Fighting Spam?
Thursday October 13, 2011 @04:31AM Hp and Condé Nast to send spam directly to yo
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @01:59PM Yahoo Blocked Emails About Wall Street Protests
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @08:32AM When Does Signing Up Become 'Opting In?'
Sunday September 18, 2011 @12:44PM When does signing up becoming "opting in"?
Friday September 16, 2011 @10:11AM Authenticating all of the World's Computers
Monday September 12, 2011 @01:19PM Is There a Hearing Aid Price Bubble?
Thursday September 08, 2011 @10:30AM 1970s Polaroid SX-70 Cameras Make a Comeback
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @01:37PM Wicked Lasers Introduces Handheld One-Watt Green Laser
Friday September 02, 2011 @03:28PM Spamhaus loses to E360 and David Linhardt.
Tuesday August 30, 2011 @12:15PM Spammers Bribe Russian Officials
Wednesday August 17, 2011 @11:09AM Customer Email Address Leaks
Friday August 12, 2011 @08:54AM Human Brain Is Sensitive To Light In Ears
Friday August 05, 2011 @08:36PM Spam King Wallace Indicted For Facebook Spam
Friday August 05, 2011 @05:56PM What Today's Coders Don't Know and Why It Matters
Tuesday July 26, 2011 @04:29PM Cornell software fingers fake online reviews
Sunday July 24, 2011 @12:05PM Suggesting Innovative Uses For Retired Space Shuttles