Spammers Already Targeting Google Buzz

Kara Reeder

Spammers wasted no time targeting Google's newly launched social-networking site, Google Buzz. Websense is warning of phishing scams disguised as quit-smoking guides that are causing headaches for users, reports Tech Digest.


Google has already taken some heat for its lax privacy settings for Buzz. The search giant has since tweaked the setup process to make it clearer to users what information will be shared with the general public when creating an account. Various opt-out options will be easier to find, as well as changes to account settings to make make it simpler to block followers.

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