“Android Nearby” To Cut Spam Notifications

Google has just announced that Android Nearby Notifications will no longer be sending spam messages to users after 6th December 2018. Google is shutting off Physical Web beacon notifications – meaning spammers and unscrupulous developers will not be spamming users based on their location – i.e. passing coffee stores, department store offers in shopping centers […]

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Tumblr Users Hit With Viral Spam Hoax

It appears that nearly 150,000 Tumblr users were taken in by another chain-mail hoax this week. The speed of which it was able to spread comes from Tumblr’s Reblog feature, which is pretty much the same as Twitters Retweet function. The post spread across accounts warns that the users account will be deactivated if they […]

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Osama bin Laden Dead Pictures Are Virus Trap

This just in from the FBI’s department of the bleedin’ obvious: if someone emails you with pictures of Osama bin Laden’s bullet-riddled corpse, this is probably an attempt to compromise your computer with viruses rather than a public-spirited effort intended to confirm that he really is dead. According to the FBI announcement, which seems to […]

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