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Spain Arrests Russian Thought to Be Kingpin of Computer Spam

MOSCOW — He refused to meet business associates in person and never talked on the phone, preferring instead to communicate via encrypted messaging services. But the elaborate precautions taken by the Russian computer spam kingpin known as Peter Severa appear to have failed him. Acting on an F.B.I. request, the police in Spain arrested a man this weekend named Peter ... Read More »

Google Play Store comments section adds spam button, thumbs up to better flag comments

Google is simplifying the system for giving feedback on Play Store app reviews. You can now give a simple “thumbs up” if you like a comment or report it as spam if it’s rude, off-topic, or otherwise egregious. This replaces the previous system where you would pick between a thumbs up or down to rate someone’s review. It’s clear that ... Read More »