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WhatsApp jokes and video forwards are coordinated spam attacks with dedicated teams
News & Analysis

WhatsApp jokes and video forwards are coordinated spam attacks with dedicated teams

If you are baffled at the speed at which jokes, videos and GIFs reach your WhatsApp account from groups or friends almost at the same time, remember that such posts are being planned and executed by teams sitting in some corner of the country to bombard the maximum number accounts at one go.

State IT department manages to contain the spread of ransomware at Mantralaya
News & Analysis

State IT department manages to contain the spread of ransomware at Mantralaya

The state's Information Technology department has managed to contain the spread of Locky virus, a file-encrypting ransomware, in computer systems at Mantralaya and all the data are safe, a senior official claimed.

Officials claim Locky virus in Mantralaya PCs contained, data safe
Biztech

Officials claim Locky virus in Mantralaya PCs contained, data safe

The states Information Technology department has managed to contain the spread of Locky virus, a file-encrypting ransomware, in computer systems at Mantralaya and all the data are safe, a senior official claimed.

Fashion app Myntra spammed users with notifications, says it's resolved now
Startup

Fashion app Myntra spammed users with notifications, says it's resolved now

Fashion app Myntra, part of India's biggest e-commerce company Flipkart, recently suffered a major technical snag where the app sent out notifications of products being dispatched or delivered and also crediting some accounts.

SMS inbox management app Ubox now available on Google Play Store
Startup

SMS inbox management app Ubox now available on Google Play Store

Ubox, the app which helps users reduce their SMS inbox clutter and help control their inbox, is now available for download at the Google Play Store.

Google uses machine learning to help Gmail users get rid of spam
Business

Google uses machine learning to help Gmail users get rid of spam

Google is launching Gmail Postmaster Tools that help qualified high-volume senders analyse their email, including data on delivery errors, spam reports, and reputation.

Discovered: SMS spammers trick users by hiding spam links in text messages
Business

Discovered: SMS spammers trick users by hiding spam links in text messages

Saymantec has discovered SMS spammers’ new trick to hide adult spam links in text messages and make them look like legit SMS traffic.

Spam Net Neutrality! Trai has put out over one million email ids in public for spammers
News & Analysis

Spam Net Neutrality! Trai has put out over one million email ids in public for spammers

Now, the regulator has put up all the responses on its website, along with your email address. Yes, you heard it right. If you've written to Trai, then your email id is out there in public.

Watch out! India now second among nations sending pre-Valentine day spam
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Watch out! India now second among nations sending pre-Valentine day spam

Just a week before Valentine’s Day, some malicious minds have started working at luring users lookig for lucrative Valentine's Day offers online.

India worst hit by WhatsApp spam: Here's why it's such a menace
Business

India worst hit by WhatsApp spam: Here's why it's such a menace

Recent campaigns targeting WhatsApp users include investment spam messages sent from US numbers to Europe, spam promoting fake luxury goods sent from Chinese numbers to users in Europe and a ramp up in junk messages of various flavours to WhatsApp users in India.

Spam speads faster through hacked accounts: study
News & Analysis

Spam speads faster through hacked accounts: study

Hacked accounts were more aggressive in sending spam generated automatically by malware than individually propagated spam.

Facebook to go after spammers promising 'fake likes'
News & Analysis

Facebook to go after spammers promising 'fake likes'

Facebook will now start cracking down on fraudulent players who offer services like "fake likes."

Pinterest hacked again with weight loss posts,  Twitter affected as well
News & Analysis

Pinterest hacked again with weight loss posts, Twitter affected as well

Pinterest was hacked again, with a large number of user accounts posting links about weight-loss messages and pins, that later began spamming Twitter as well.

Facebook plans to fight spam with changes to News Feed algorithm
News & Analysis

Facebook plans to fight spam with changes to News Feed algorithm

Now the company has promises that it will tackle spam more aggressively by announcing some serious changes to the News Feed.

Do not click: That girl in the pink bikini on your Facebook News Feed is just a spam bot
News & Analysis

Do not click: That girl in the pink bikini on your Facebook News Feed is just a spam bot

The latest spam to go viral on Facebook is one with the picture of a woman in a bikini, according to reports.

Snapchat's latest problem: Porn bots and spam
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Snapchat's latest problem: Porn bots and spam

Weeks after Snapchat's user database was hacked, the app is facing a new problem. Porn bots, which are spamming users with nude pictures in exchange for an app download link.

Move over Sunny Leone, Priyanka Chopra is India's most dangerous celeb
Entertainment

Move over Sunny Leone, Priyanka Chopra is India's most dangerous celeb

Actress Priyanka Chopra has topped the list of the most dangerous celebrities in the Indian cyberspace this year followed by Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, according to a study

Move over Sunny Leone, Priyanka Chopra is India's most dangerous celeb
News & Analysis

Move over Sunny Leone, Priyanka Chopra is India's most dangerous celeb

Actress Priyanka Chopra has topped the list of the most dangerous celebrities in the Indian cyberspace this year followed by Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, according to a study

Spammers on Facebook are making $200 mn a year: report
Tech

Spammers on Facebook are making $200 mn a year: report

Italian security researchers have uncovered that Facebook spammers make upwards of $200 million a year just from posting links.

Spammers on Facebook are making $200 mn a year: report
News & Analysis

Spammers on Facebook are making $200 mn a year: report

Italian security researchers have uncovered that Facebook spammers make upwards of $200 million a year just from posting links.