How To Banish Those Annoying iMessage Spammers Forever

August 21st, 2014

Flickr/WonderLane iMessage is awash with spammers, according to a new Wired report. That may not be true, though. A recent post by AppleInsider dug into the report Wired’s article is based on and searched iPhone message forums for user complaints. They didn’t find much.  Cloudmark, the firm that produced the iMessage spam report, admitted it’s hard to track iMessage spam within the broader …

Hormel Foods and Hertz are big market movers

August 21st, 2014

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Hormel Foods Corp., up $2.06 to $49.92 The maker of Spam and Dinty Moore stew …

JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

August 21st, 2014

By Jim Finkle and Nadia Damouni BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase & Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus for stealing passwords from other institutions. The campaign, dubbed "Smash and Grab," was launched on Tuesday with a widely distributed email …

Hormel Foods 3Q results beat Street's view

August 21st, 2014

Hormel's fiscal third-quarter profit climbed 21 percent, buoyed in part by strong demand for pork and turkey. Its performance beat analysts' expectations. Shares rose in premarket trading on Thursday. …

Early movers: SHLD, HRL, DLTR, HTZ, F, UPS & more

August 21st, 2014

These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.

10 Percent of Chrome Extensions May Be Malicious

August 20th, 2014

Up to 10 percent of Google Chrome browser extensions may be up to no good. Of 48,332 Chrome extensions, 130 were found to be seriously malicious, and another 4,712 labeled "suspicious," by six computer science experts at the University of California's Berkeley, Santa Barbara and San Diego campuses. The researchers have also developed Hulk — not the gamma-irradiated superhero — which is a piece …

CyanogenMod 11.0 M9 Stable Build Based on Android 4.4.4 Available for Nexus 10

August 19th, 2014

Like other Nexus devices, the latest release of CynaogneMod build also supports Google's 10in Nexus tablet codenamed Manta. Using custom recovery, Nexus 10 users can now install CyanogenMod 11.0 M9 stable custom build to experience the latest KitKat software and numerous customised features.

Max Gentlemen, a game inspired by penis pill spam emails, arrives this week

August 17th, 2014

Organ Trail creator The Men Who Wear Many Hats will release its free, "old timey arcade action" game called Max Gentlemen on Aug. 21 for mobile devices and PC, the developer recently announced. It also offers cross-platform local multiplayer to compete against friends. In Max Gentlemen, players will collect and stack hats in a Victorian-era world, mixed with "the over-the-top, pile-drive-your …

Facebook Scam Exploits Robin Williams' Death for Clicks

August 15th, 2014

Have you seen Facebook posts claiming to link to a video message that actor Robin Williams made before his death earlier this week? The post was created by scammers looking to make a quick buck off the tragic death of a beloved entertainer. If you click on it, you'll be brought to a Web page that demands you share the link on your own Facebook and fill out a survey before you can view the …

Facebook Scams: How To Spot And Avoid Them

August 15th, 2014

Are the free iPads, incredible videos and amazing stories that sweep Facebook all scams designed to steal information – probably.