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How 153 robocalls cost one company $229,500

How 153 robocalls cost Time Warner Cable $229,500

Araceli King has been awarded $229,500 after Time Warner Cable kept on calling, even after she sued.

Surely not the "Virus DESTROYS Computer" story again? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Our weekly fun-but-serious one-minute security video.

Malware hype, FTC action and some ancient history (well, the LOVE BUG)... enjoy.

Spamming diet pill pusher Sale Slash has assets frozen by FTC

FTC freezes assets of spamming diet pill pusher Sale Slash

The company allegedly used illegal spam emails and fake celebrity endorsements to trick people into handing over cash for their suspect weight loss miracle pills.

The worst spam senders in the whole wide world? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

From carder busts to App Store bans - the computer security week in one swift video minute!

Enjoy...

Firewall for dummies - or, what do we mean by a next-generation firewall?

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A next-generation firewall offers more protection than a traditional firewall as it can look inside content, rather than just blocking based on sources and destination.

The "Dirty Dozen" SPAMPIONSHIP: Who needs to kill the most zombies?

Here it is: the latest "Dirty Dozen".

Our SPAMPIONSHIP tables detail the globe's most dastardly distributors of delinquent data during the first quarter of 2015.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Here are last week's stories in one convenient place so you can catch up on what you missed!

April Fools! The day's weirdest spams revealed...

Today, we just couldn't resist sifting through our Spam Stash.

Here's some comment spam from Naked Security that we thought would amuse you...

Three charged over largest email hack "in the history of the internet"

Three charged over largest email hack "in the history of the internet"

Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been indicted over a series of breaches that netted more than $2 million, and over a billion email addresses.

Canada's anti-spam law gets first success with $1.1m fine

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Canada's fledgling anti-spam laws have brought their first success, with a $1.1 million fine levied against a Canadian business training firm.

Monday review - the hot 25 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with the hot stories of the past week...

...and why not try out our weekly podcast and watch our 60-second video while you're about it?

Robocall spotting contest launched by FTC

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The US Federal Trade Commission has launched a pair of competitions to stimulate research into technological approaches to the problem of robocalls.

Is this the ultimate spam fail?

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We're not sure whether we ought to laugh at cybercrime.

But sometimes you just have to smile at the antics of would-be cybercriminals.

More iCloud phishing: don't get sucked in

It's easy to justify checking out spams and scams, on the "better safe than sorry" principle.

Don't do it!

You just end up one click closer to catastrophe.

The GHOST in the machine - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's our weekly one-minute security video.

Sending spam, cracking the Blackphone and the GHOST in the machine. Enjoy...

The "Dirty Dozen" SPAMPIONSHIP: Who's the biggest? Who's the worst?

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We take our quarterly dive into the SophosLabs spamtrap logs to find out who sends the most spam.

Six countries made it onto our "worst per person" chart for the first time in a year...find out if you were one of them.

Do terrorists use spam to shroud their secrets?

An article by an NSA mathematician about randomness also raises the question, "Are terrorists hiding behind spam?"

Anatomy of a privacy leak - Apple OS X search engine in the Spotlight

You'd expect Apple's OS X search engine, Spotlight, to end up with a lot of information in its indexes.

But you wouldn't expect it to help spammers and scammers keep track of you...

12 Days competition: Day 8 - The amount of spam you can send is...

Can you work out the answer to our question in Day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas competition?

5 online scams to watch out for this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season is also an opportune time for cybercriminals, scam artists and conmen to gear up their activities.

Here are the top 5 online scams to watch out for...