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PyPI packages under attack after phishers target developers

PyPI packages under attack after phishers target developers

Developers and maintainers of PyPI are under attack by digital scammers through email phishing. Several PyPI developers and maintainers have fallen for phishing scams conducted by digital scammers. The malicious campaign was disclosed by Adam Johnson, a project board member at Django, who receiv... Read more

date29 days ago
Google’s TensorFlow tackles spam even harder in Gmail

Google’s TensorFlow tackles spam even harder in Gmail

Google tackles the amount of spam within Gmail even more. To do this, it integrates its machine learning framework TensorFlow with the mailapp. The new measures will complement existing Google algorithms against spam, and will further reduce the possibilities for spamming Gmail users. In a blog post... Read more

date4 years ago
In new spam mails is threatened with bombs

In new spam mails is threatened with bombs

A remarkable new spam campaign has been launched, aimed at countries in the western world. The hackers threaten to detonate a bomb, unless the recipient of the mail makes a payment in bitcoin. Bombs have so far not been found in the locations where they would be located. The message of the mails is ... Read more

date4 years ago
Hackers ramp up email spam attacks during holidays

Hackers ramp up email spam attacks during holidays

New research shows that hackers expand their activities during the holidays. Hackers send more spam, in the form of messages from postal workers and online shops, in the hope of gaining access to payment details of unsuspecting victims. This is shown by new research by security firm F-Secure Corp. T... Read more

date4 years ago
IoT botnet infects 100,000 routers to send spam

IoT botnet infects 100,000 routers to send spam

A new botnet has infected approximately 100,000 routers, connecting them to webmail services and probably sending large-scale spam campaigns via email. The botnet has grown in silence over the past two months, reports ZDNet. The botnet was discovered in September by the Netlab team at Qihoo 360. The... Read more

date4 years ago
Salesforce thinks it can deal with spam with blockchain

Salesforce thinks it can deal with spam with blockchain

Salesforce wants to use blockchain to limit the number of spam-mails. The company submitted an application to the American Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday. The patent also includes the concept that the company has come up with. The system "can help ensure that a message and its attachments ar... Read more

date4 years ago
Facebook deletes hundreds of pages because they break the rules

Facebook deletes hundreds of pages because they break the rules

The U.S. midterm elections are coming up soon. In the run-up to this, Facebook decided to remove several hundred pages related to political spam and coordinated fake behaviour. In this way, the social network is responding to the call for more action when it comes to fake news and attempts at politi... Read more

date4 years ago