We have recently discovered a scam message that is spreading on the social networking giant Facebook where users are “liking” and sharing it their friends in order to get a “free” gift card. The new Christmas scam message is spreading with the message – “Hey friends, I got a $1000 free Christmas Gift Card from WALMART! Get it right away!”

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Dropbox users are complaining about a possible spam wave targeted at emails used to login to Dropbox.

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Yet again the Nicki Minaj scam on Facebook has started to appear after it was reported to be spreading on the social networking site back in May. However, this time the scam is spreading with a picture along with a link that leads to a bogus web page.

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Facebook is one of the best platforms to share anything that is interesting and catchy. However, there are several users on Facebook who fail to drive attention and would want to get more users to “like” their Facebook page, or their work. Such users create a challenging task and ask users to “like” or “share” their pages in order to see something interesting, or in this case a magic trick.

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Facebook, Google and Twitter launch the Ads Integrity Alliance initiative to combat spam and malicious ads to ensure a better user experience across the web.

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A new hoax message about Vanilla Ice being killed in a car crash is spreading across social media sites Facebook and Twitter.

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CNBC.com Twitter DM Spam

Twitter users are being bombarded with tons of direct messages which contain links to spoof CNBC website which shows you how to make tons of money while sitting at home.

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In the past, we reported the Southwest Airline Ticket message spreading on Facebook, where users were promised with two free tickets from the airlines, however, that turned out to be a fake message created by scammers. Today we noticed a similar scam that has been spreading across the social networking giant Facebook.

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Want to Start a Real Internet Biz This Year? You must check this out spam message spreading on Twitter.

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Pinterest aims to “connect everyone in the world through the ‘things’ they find interesting.” The newly added networking site is picking up and gaining popularity tremendously.

However, with this success, scammers have already taken advantage of the popularity of the site to spread scam messages and bogus links in order to trick users by asking them to enter their personal information or financial details.

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Don’t get excited if you find a Page on Facebook that states – You stand a chance to win a “Free iPad 3.” They’re all fake offers and there is no Apple iPad’s given away. In fact, Apple has not announced the iPad 3, and users who are not aware of this fact, generally click on such messages. Such users should avoid clicking these messages and stop them from spreading on Facebook.

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Yet another scam related to Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez has been found spreading on the social networking site, Facebook. The new scam titled – “Omg. There was a hidden camera in Selena & Justin’s bedroom” is spreading across the social network and has already attracted thousands of users to click on the scam link.

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Although methods like SPF and DKIM have been used in email phishing protection already, they have their limitations. Finally, all tech giants, namely Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, PayPal, Facebook and LinkedIn are going after spammers. They have decided to verify if the email sender is indeed the actual sender.

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According to a recent report from Internet security company Kaspersky Labs, India has become the top source of spam emails for the third quarter of 2011.

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If you are one of those users on Facebook who have downloaded the ChatSend application, you may notice that the application has been acting shady of late. The application has been linked to spammy Facebook message and is enticing Facebook users into installing the application that inaptly advertises itself.

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