Stories tagged: spam
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Americans are now getting so many robocalls on a regular basis that many are simply choosing not to answer the phone altogether.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Facebook said it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with politically-tinged garbage links and clickbait just weeks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections.
Sun., July 1, 2018
A federal lawsuit filed in Minnesota alleges Hormel Foods Corp. and other companies colluded to inflate consumer pork prices on such popular products as Ball Park Franks, Spam and Nathan’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
All 132 county commissioners and 105 state legislators in Idaho recently received email invitations to visit the White House and meet with senior Trump administration officials. Despite some initial skepticism, …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
“People have told us that they dislike spammy posts on Facebook that goad them into interacting with likes, shares, comments, and other actions,” two company representatives said in a company …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
From the early days of online stock scams to the increasingly sophisticated world of botnets, pseudonymous hacker Peter Severa spent nearly two decades at the forefront of Russian cybercrime. Now …
Sun., Jan. 2, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO – Daniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going beyond simply hitting the delete button. He …