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Tech tips: How to block spam messages on your smartphone

August 24, 2020 3:55 pm

Deleting spam messages takes up time and effort. Also, some of these text messages may ask you to click on a link that contains malware. If you have often wondered how to get rid of these text messages, here are a few solutions available. 

Govt giving Rs 25,000 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana? No, it's a scam

April 16, 2020 6:37 pm

A message is circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp claiming that the government is offering Rs 25,000 to every family of the country. We found the whole thing to be a scam.

Spam calls have increased by 15 per cent in India in 2019: Truecaller

December 04, 2019 8:09 pm

According to a report by Truecaller, one out of three women in the country receives sexual harassment or inappropriate calls and SMS on a regular basis.

Russian 'hacker' extradited to US from Spain

February 03, 2018 11:03 am

Peter Levashov was charged by US prosecutors with causing intentional damage to a protected computer and wire fraud, which carry a potential prison sentence of up to 52 years if he is convicted at trial.

Facebook to demote 'engagement bait' posts in News Feed

December 19, 2017 4:22 pm

Facebook is working to demote posts that create 'engagement bait' on the social network, and will change their News Feed algorithm accordingly.

Hacked emails spread spam faster: study

November 27, 2014 3:56 pm

Spam spreads much faster and to more people when it is being propagated by hacked.

India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content

March 16, 2014 11:42 am

Worms were most prevalent form of attack in India,followed by trojans and viruses.

India is No 1 malware destination

August 13, 2010 10:35 am

India features among the countries where malware spam,or anything that comes with a virus...

India second top spam generating country in world: Study

April 29, 2010 5:09 pm

India has been ranked second in the list of 'dirty dozen' spam relaying countries.

The spam mail in your inbox could be a terrorist's handiwork

February 06, 2009 4:24 pm

Watch out! The spam mail that just hit your inbox could be a encrypted information from a terrorist to his companions.