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New Facebook Spam Alert!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology

What's up with WhatsApp today? Well, imposters of the mobile messaging app are trying to steal your info through Facebook, that's what. Robin Waute...

How Spam May Be Worse Than Car Pollution

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Toward the top of my spam folder, I have messages asking if I'd like to lose weight fast, if I'd like to make an extra $10,000 this week, or if I'd li...

Maybe Dumbphones Aren't So Bad

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Despite the convenience of carrying the Internet in your pocket, there are a few hidden benefits to forgoing a smartphone for a so-called "dumb" one. ...

Steven Replies To Spam, Vol. 1 -- Conversations With My Assassin

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

As I'm sure you're aware, 65 percent of small assassin-based businesses fail in their first year, primarily due to minimal emphasis placed on customer (and in my case, victim) satisfaction.

World's Third Largest Botnet Shut Down, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.19.2012 | Technology

Computer users may see fewer e-mail offers for cheap Viagra and fake Rolexes after security researchers this week helped shut down the world’s third...

Craigslist and My New Sexy Friends

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Now I know two things. Routers are sexy. That's good to know. And, not a single offer to buy the router (at any price) or to ship it overseas. A low value product, with a low price point. Perhaps Craiglist hookers are looking for a cheap date? That's all I can guess.

Don't Let The Assassin Spammer Fool You

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology
Read More: Spam, Technology News

Well, I guess if you're gonna spam, you may as well spam all the way....

Laughable Online Censorship Attempt Won't Last a New York Minute

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in the New York state government are attempting to pass a law that would ban anonymous comments online. Even if they actually passed the act, once it arrived in a federal court it would be tossed out in a "New York minute" (as they say).

Top 9 Spam-Sending Countries

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.24.2012 | Technology

Receiving spam is never fun. Not only does it clog email inboxes, but it's also an easy way for cybercriminals to plant malware on your computer or tr...

Beware of Identity Foist

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Reading a warning about identity theft, I had an epiphany: I could foist my identity on an unsuspecting cyber criminal. Perhaps Boris in Odessa. This way I could avoid the legal fees of personal bankruptcy. My mother's maiden name is Connell.

Is There A Way To Outsmart Text Message Spammers?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology

By Will Oremus (Click here for original article.) Two years ago, I got a text message from a number with a Las Vegas area code. “Thanks for vi...

Is Spam A Threat To Your Business?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

Is spam a fact of your daily life? You're not alone. A survey of small and midsize companies by GFI Software found the spam problem isn't going away. ...

Twitter Swipes At Spammers

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 (Reuters) - Twitter filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a U.S. court against five websites that it ac...

Way Cool on the Cloud

Steven Clifford | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

I figured life on the Cloud would be awesome. I could hang with the cool kids, listen to the Grateful Dead, and smoke some dope while my iPhone, computer, and iPad were effortlessly integrated. It has been bitterly disappointing.

A World Without Facebook?

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Davis Schneiderman

Consider the many ways you need to check in with your social network and the all-seeing, almost totalitarian power of the text message. Yes, communication is all-but-instant, but so is observation.

Spam Maker To Eliminate Cruel Practice

Posted 02.04.2012 | Food

Riding the coattails of Smithfield Food's announcement to stop using gestation crates by 2017, Hormel, the makers of SPAM, have followed suit. Hormel ...

Three Good Reasons to Snip a LinkedIn Connection

Liz Ryan | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I end up deleting someone from my LinkedIn connection list about once a month, and always for the same reason: they've made it clear that they don't do a good job navigating business/social interactions.

WATCH: Tracy Morgan Talks Politics... Sort Of

Posted 01.05.2012 | Comedy

Tracy Morgan is a great late night interview guest. You can throw any topic in front of him and be assured he'll say something absurdly silly about it...

82-Year-Old Marine Vet And 'Spam Czar' Sends Thousands Of Care Packages To Soldiers

Posted 12.05.2011 | Impact

Receiving a package from home loaded with treats when you’re thousands of miles away can mean a lot to a soldier, especially if it contains good old...

Email Is Too Cheap

Gernot Wagner | Posted 01.17.2012 | Technology
Gernot Wagner

The average time taken to respond to an email is greater, in aggregate, than the time it took to create. Email is too cheap to send. That, in a nutsh...

There's a Special Place in Hell for Spammers

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

As the web has gone from the edge of our world to the electronic center of how we live, spammers have taken up new evil ways clog not just our inboxes, but our lives.

SPAM Pie and Other Cooking Competition Winners

Anneli Rufus | Posted 12.04.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Cooking contests not only make great reality TV. They also inspire creativity, attract publicity, and potentially raise money for charities while celebrating local products, industries and cuisine.

Discovering the Soul Is the True Ethernet -- the Hard Way

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology
Georgianne Nienaber

I accidentally deleted over 13,000 messages from my email account and didn't flinch. Well, almost. There was a feeling of panic, but it was followed by a Zen-like calm. Had I effectively erased the past?

57-Year-Old Mom Looks 56!

James Napoli | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

James Napoli is an author and humorist. More of his comedy content for the web can be found here. ...

Nothing Like a Little Spam to Remind You How Loved You Are

Samara O'Shea | Posted 10.25.2011 | Technology
Samara O'Shea

Dear Hackers: What did you get from assaulting my e-mail account? Nothing. No one fell for your foolish ploy. What did I get? I got an amusing day catching up with friends and the therapeutic opportunity to clean up my contacts.