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Posts Tagged ‘Scams’

Twitter, Facebook, Google Join Forces To Fight Malicious Ads

Twitter, Facebook, Google, AOL and the Interactive Advertising Bureau have come together to battle bad ads that download malware, send users to scammy sites and try to sell counterfeit goods.
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Trends In Spam And Scams On Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Spam has been a problem on Twitter since day one, with fake accounts being set up to get you to click on malicious links. Impermium, a social spam fighting company, took a look at the Summer 2011 trends in spam and scams on various social networks, and found that fraudsters are finding increasingly more sophisticated methods of fooling the average social networker.
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Twitter’s History with Malware, a Timeline [Infographic]

As soon as something becomes popular, it seems, people find a way to do something malicious with it. And Twitter is no exception. Twitter has seen concerted malware efforts since as early as April 2007, according to this infographic.
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