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Fed up with losing email to your spam folder? Gmail’s artificial intelligence wants to help

Google arms bulk senders with spam smarts in Gmail Postmaster Tools

Google is arming bulk email senders with spam smarts so that you get more of the emails you want and spend less time dumpster-diving for missing email.

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.

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...

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.

Practical IT: What you need to know about email encryption

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When email was invented over 40 years ago, no one thought about how to ensure the integrity of messages. Here's what you need to know about securing email with the right kind of encryption.

SSCC 193 - Pick a YouTube security token, any token! [PODCAST]

Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin as they dissect the latest computer security stories in their inimitable style.

Turn news into advice with the Sophos Security Chet Chat!

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.

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.

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.

Facebook update aims to reduce News Feed hoaxes

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Facebook has announced a new update designed to remove bogus news stories and outright hoaxes from its users' News Feeds.

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?"

SSCC 179 - What kind of a name is "Lizard Squad"? [PODCAST]

Here's the latest episode of our regular security podcast.

This week: phishing, spamming, zombification, SCADA and the Internet of Things, and the curiously named cybervandals that go by "Lizard Squad."

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?

I am not a robot: Google swaps text CAPTCHAs for quivery mouse clicks

I am not a robot: Google swaps text CAPTCHAs for quivery mouse clicks

Forget mangled text: given AI advances, it's kaput. Google's new approach: analyze cookies, mouse movements and IP addresses, in one click.

SSCC 174 - Who says law enforcement isn't tackling cybercrime? [PODCAST]

Here's the latest epsiode of our weekly Chet Chat podcast, for your listening pleasure.

From a carder ring that got busted to a spamming system that ran amuck, let yourself be amused and educated at the same time...