Dating startup Zoosk recently filed to go…
Google has developed a new system that is capable of solving its own CAPTCHA tests used to verify whether a visitor to a website is human or not. The technology was developed for the purpose of reading street numbers in Google Street View in order to determine the exact location of addresses on Google Maps. Google's findings, recently published in a scientific paper, reveal that the CAPTCHAs and …
A woman is claiming that GoDaddy has released her full name and email address to a spammer after she had reported an incident about two years ago.
In the past, Samsung has had problems with what we here at BGR often refer to as “feature spam.” As was most painfully apparent in last year’s Galaxy S4, the company developed the habit of stuffing as many gimmicky new features as possible into its phones, thinking that all this clutter might appeal to a wider range of users. Samsung clearly recognized the problem beginning with last year’s …
The social network says it will crack down on spammy pages that try to game engagement and shares.
Finally, Facebook users may get some relief from spammy or unwanted posts on their news feeds: the social network is tweaking its software to filter out such content. Software engineer Erich Owens and product manager Chris Turitzin said the software update aims to "deliver the right content to the right people at the right time."
The moves come as Facebook wages a war on low-quality content.
As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, tax refund fraud is a growing problem. Here are tips from the federal government on how to avoid becoming a victim, and how to respond if you have become one.
Symantec's annual report on internet safety revealed that hackers are becoming more adept at using social media to trick us – when companies aren't leaking our data wholesale
In Singapore’s shadow economy, your private data is being sold without your permission – at one cent apieceApril 3rd, 2014
In this grey market for data, private customer information is extracted from customer databases either knowingly or unknowingly, and then sold to shady data brokers.