Apple introduces iMessage spam reporting

9 to 5 Mac is reporting that Apple is about to introduce a way for consumers to report spammers via iMessage. They explain

new knowledge base article on Apple’s website introduces an iMessage spam reporting system.

To report unwanted iMessage messages to Apple, please send an email with the following details to: imessage.spam@icloud.com

  1. Include a screenshot of the message you have received.
  2. Include the full email address or phone number you received the unwanted message from.
  3. Include the date and time that you received the message

 

Read the whole article here.

Have you checked your Facebook apps lately?

Teacher and technology wunderkind Richard Byrne has written an important blog post reminding Facebook (and Twitter) users to check which apps they’ve authorised to use and post from their account.

It’s often surprising just how many apps we’ve authorised and it’s possible that some of these apps could lead to our account being compromised. Anyone who’s received spam DMs or messages from ‘friends’ know that this is a real possibility.

Read Richard’s entire article here.