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Spambot Leaks 711 Million Email Addresses

Australian computer security expert Troy Hunt has revealed the leak of 711 million e-mail addresses, which was caused by a misconfigured spambot.

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Hackers and Scammers Seek to Exploit Ashley Madison Hack

It will come as no surprise that Internet scam artists, quick to take advantage of every public concern, are looking to prey upon those who fear their husbands or wives might be listed in the database of Ashley Madison clients disclosed by hackers.

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Facebook Banishes Competition from News Feed

Facebook intends to use this knowledge to develop algorithms that can “scalably” silence what it deems to be “noise” in users’ accounts. But what they are really after is to hide un-paid crap, to free up more user space for the good Facebook-paid crap.