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Jeremy Clarkson falls foul of bodyfat spammers on Twitter, vows to kill hackers

Jeremy Clarkson falls foul of bodyfat spammers on Twitter, vows to kill hackers

The controversial presenter of BBC's "Top Gear" programme, has had his Twitter account compromised by spammers... and he wants his revenge.

Acai Berry fake news website operators fined millions of dollars by FTC

Acai Berry fake news website operators fined millions of dollars by FTC

The firm behind fake websites such as "News 6 News Alerts," "Health News Health Alerts," or "Health 5 Beat Health News" has had to cease its deceptive operations after it was fined by the FTC.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

Acai Berry scammers $2 million lighter after FTC settlement

Acai Berry Scammers $2 Million Lighter After FTC Settlement

The affiliate ad network behind a tidal wave of bogus pitches for Acai Berry weight loss products and colon cleansers has agreed to pay a $2 million penalty to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for deceptive advertising.

"Omg this is so cool!" Pinterest hack feeds spam to Twitter and Facebook

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Another rash of account takeovers on the photo-sharing site Pinterest has spilled over onto Twitter and Facebook, as spammers take advantage of linked accounts.

Twitter hit by amazing weight loss spam attack [VIDEO]

Amazing weight loss spam attack hits Twitter users [VIDEO]

Has your Twitter account been spewing out messages about an amazing weight loss product?

Hack of Hyatt Twitter account by Acai Berry spammers is a warning for us all

Hyatt Acai Berry Twitter hack

Acai Berry spammers briefly take over Twitter account belonging to Hyatt Hotels.

Is your company taking the security of its social media accounts seriously enough?

Pinterest spam promotes Acai Berry diet

Pinterest spam promotes Acai Berry diet. Image from Shutterstock

Acai Berry diet spammers are hawking miracle diets on Pinterest.

Don't be duped into clicking on the links!

NHS Direct Twitter account compromised by Acai Berry diet spammers

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NHS Direct, the UK helpline which provides expert health advice via the telephone and internet, has had its Twitter account taken over by spammers promoting an Acai Berry diet.

BBC Sport in Rugby World Cup Twitter spam slip-up

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A compromised Twitter account has resulted in the embarrassing broadcast of a spam message via the BBC's website.

Would the typical rugby fan really be interested in an Acai Berry diet?

Is your Twitter account hacked and sending out 'Beach Body' spam?

Compromised Twitter accounts sending out 'Beach Body' spam

Thousands of Twitter users are seeing unexpected messsages from hacked online friends promoting a weight loss supplement that will, allegedly, "get the beach body you've always wanted".

Acai Berry spam attack connected with Gawker password hack, says Twitter

Acai Berry spam attack connected with Gawker password hack, says Twitter

Hundreds of thousands of Twitter accounts appear to have been compromised by hackers, who have spread spam promoting an Acai Berry diet. Is your account safe?

Acai Berry spammers hack Twitter accounts to spread adverts

Acai Berry spammers hack Twitter accounts to spread adverts

Hundreds of innocent user's accounts on the Twitter micro-blogging service appear to have been hacked by spammers. A typical message posted on the compromised accounts will say something similar to the following: Howdy my friend! I just lost 13 pounds Read more…