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AOL Mail service targeted by spammers

AOL Mail service targeted by spammers

A number of AOL users claim their e-mail accounts have been hijacked and are being used to send spam. AOL is on the case although preliminary reports suggest some of the accounts are being spoofed, not hacked.
Facebook looks to clean up News Feed spam

Facebook looks to clean up News Feed spam

Facebook announced yesterday that the company is planning to cleanup the News Feed by reducing stories that users report as spam, or dislike. The cleanup targets three categories of News Feed spam: Like-baiting posts, frequently circulated content, and spammy links.