May 7, 2013 Thirty five years ago today, Gary Thuerk sent out the first spam email. We mark the anniversary by trying to track down a spammer ourselves.
Mar 28, 2013 If you found your Internet surfing coming up slow in recent days, it's possibly because of one of the biggest cyberattacks experts have ever seen.
Mar 27, 2013 Why a site that rents space to just about anyone is attacking vulnerabilities in the basic architecture of the Internet.
Mar 27, 2013 Internet users around the world have been noticing sluggish responses from even sophisticated computer systems such as Netflix after what's being called the 'world's largest cyberattack.'
Dec 3, 2012 Heavy hitters in the online world worry that U.N. regulation could stifle the Internet's future.
Aug 13, 2012 A look at the screwy economic model of that pesky inbox filler.
May 15, 2012 Millions of spam texts are sent each day. Here's what to do when you get one.
Apr 2, 2012 Web security firm Impermium is charting the role of social media spam in the 2012 race for president. And researchers in Iowa are about to find out what happens when you give apes tablet computers. (Planet of the Apes, anyone?)
Jan 30, 2012 Tech companies Google, Yahoo, Microsoft are teaming up with financial institutions to launch a project to stem the tide of email phishing or malicious spam offers flooding inboxes and destroying trust in email.