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#Spam

# spam - Friday 1 March, 2019

Courts issue warning over fake email about jury duty

The email, which has been reported to the Courts Service of Ireland, has a subject line about jury summons and a reference number.

# spam - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Porn bots briefly took over the Disclosures Tribunal on Twitter this week

People looking to search for the latest news about the Disclosures Tribunal were spammed with the bots on Monday.

# spam - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Facebook launches fake news clampdown

The social network will use new measures to tackle spam, misinformation and deceptive content.

# spam - Monday 28 November, 2016

Paddy Power, Topaz and others stung for sending spam emails and texts

The companies have been ordered to pay prosecution costs and donate varying sums to charity.

# spam - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system

While the discussion this week focused on security, gardaí want to know when the force will be equipped to police a 21st century Ireland.

# spam - Monday 1 August, 2016

# spam - Monday 30 May, 2016

# spam - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are loving the guy's ingenious way of beating spam email Beat The Spam

# spam - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

The self-proclaimed 'Spam King' is about to get his comeuppance

A Las Vegas man who sent more than 27 million Facebook messages is facing jail time

# spam - Monday 24 August, 2015

Received an email promising a tax refund? It's probably a scam

Some people may have been duped into sharing their credit card details.

# spam - Saturday 8 August, 2015

A lone hacker is earning up to €91,000 per month just by sending emails

And he may not even have great computer skills.

# spam - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Today FM website and Twitter account have gone berserk with rogue horses Neigh Idea

# spam - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why everyone is losing tons of Instagram followers today Instagram Rapture

Here's why everyone is losing tons of Instagram followers today

People are REALLY mad about it.

# spam - Thursday 16 October, 2014

# spam - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The chances of you following a bot account on Twitter is higher than you think

Although most of them do serve a purpose.

# spam - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lots of Irish people are getting spammed with Harry Potter quotes... and here's why Spam

Lots of Irish people are getting spammed with Harry Potter quotes... and here's why

“Sirius disappeared from Harry’s side YOU HAVE A NEW PRIVATE MESSAGE”. Sound familiar?

# spam - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge James Blunt accidentally emailed everyone in the UK Blunt Instrument

James Blunt accidentally emailed everyone in the UK

The troubadour has apologised for sending his new single to millions of surprised recipients.

# spam - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Conman convicted over inheritance email scheme

A number of victims in the UK, US, Germany and Australia were scammed out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

# spam - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Death of computer network which sent out 18 per cent of world's spam

A collaborative effort has seen the shutdown of the third largest spam botnet in the world.

# spam - Friday 28 October, 2011

Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature

Who do you trust the most? Facebook wants to know so you can keep your account safe.

# spam - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Meet the Facebook 'Spam King' who sent 27 million spam messages

Sanford Wallace faces federal charges and could go to prison for more than 40 years.

# spam - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: the funeral of the late Brian Lenihan; Greece has lowest-rated credit in the world; and what women really want…

# spam - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month Junk Email

Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month

Emails selling ‘V1agra’ and ‘h0t w0m3n’ fall by 20% in a month after a leading professional spammer goes on the run.