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  • Huge spam operation on Twitter uncovered

    26.03.2015

    What does it take to execute a successful spam operation peddling diet pills of questionable effectiveness? For one spammer, it took some 750,000 fake Twitter accounts.

  • Apple Watch scams target Twitter and Facebook users

    11.03.2015

    It didn't take long for spammers to jump on the Apple Watch bandwagon - they set up a Twitter account named "Apple Giveaways", and began spamming out messages to random users, telling them they have been "chosen" and urging them to visit the site linked in the message.

  • Twitter launches bug bounty program

    04.09.2014

    With a simple tweet, Twitter has officially launched its own bug bounty program.

  • Twitter follower scams tricked thousands to gain followers

    09.06.2014

    A series of enhanced follower scams have tricked thousands of Twitter users after a group abused the platformís authentication system, its Trends section and TweetDeck.

  • Google, Facebook combat tech support advertising scams

    16.05.2014

    TrustInAds.org, a new organization founded by AOL, Facebook, Google and Twitter aimed at protecting people from malicious online advertisements, has issued a report that shines light on how online advertising platforms are combating tech support advertising scams that attempt to infiltrate a personís computer.




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