Spam | The Daily Star
  • Twitter to confirm new accounts in spam fight

    Twitter says it will begin asking for email addresses or phone numbers to confirm new accounts as part of a battle against manipulation, particularly by automated bots.

  • Malaysians vote in cliffhanger election

    Malaysian politicians from both government and opposition camps complains of "dirty tricks" after voting in a general election begins on Wednesday, as non-stop spam calls to their mobile phones disruptes communications with party organisers.

  • Gmail adds ability to block email, but there's a better way

    Google says that their users will now be able to ‘block’ specific email addresses-except that they are not really blocked and Google already has more powerful tools to eradicate offensive email that are already in Gmail.