Article | 4/09/2010 Nigerian advance-fee scammer gets 12 yearsA Nigerian man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sending out fraudulent e-mails offering victims big bucks in exchange for moving cash to t...
Article | 31/08/2010 Scam preys on required TweetDeck updateScammers are trying to take advantage of the fact that many users will soon have to update their version of the TweetDeck Twitter software.
Article | 26/08/2010 Scammers hit Twitter, Facebook, send free iPad spamFacebook and Twitter users are complaining about their accounts being compromised and then being used to spam friends with suspicious "free iPad offer...
Article | 24/08/2010 Apple can't stop ongoing iTunes charge scamUsers of Apple's iTunes services should keep a close eye on PayPal and credit card statements for fraudulent iTunes charges.
Article | 21/08/2010 ICANN asks Demand Media for answers after reportThe group responsible for managing the Internet's domain name system is asking Demand Media's eNom division for answers following complaints from Inte...
Article | 14/07/2010 Bluetooth at heart of US petrol station credit-card scamThieves are stealing credit-card numbers through skimmers they secretly installed inside pumps at gas stations throughout the US Southeast, using Blue...
Article | 16/06/2010 3.7 billion phishing emails were sent in the last 12 monthsCybercriminals sent 3.7 billion phishing emails over the last year, in a bid to steal money from unsuspecting web users, says CPP.
Article | 19/05/2010 ACCC seeks to educate mobile phone usersThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is using National Law Week to highlight the dangers of mobile phone scams.
Article | 11/05/2010 Windows 7 'compatibility checker' is a TrojanScammers are infecting computers with a Trojan horse program disguised as software that determines whether PCs are compatible with Windows 7.
Article | 12/04/2010 Ikea gift card scam takes in nearly 40,000 Facebook usersA scam Facebook page offering the site's users a US$1,000 Ikea gift card took in nearly 40,000 victims Friday.
Article | 8/04/2010 Facebook takes steps to deal with gift card scamsLike many other Facebook users Jeff Crites heard of the US$1,000 Best Buy gift-card offer last month from a friend, a Web savvy director of social med...
Article | 26/03/2010 Gonzalez sentenced for multimillion-dollar credit card scamAs his parents and sister silently wept, hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year sti...
Article | 22/03/2010 To fight scammers, Russia cracks down on .ru domainIn a bid to cut down on fraud and inappropriate content, the organization responsible for administering Russia's .ru top-level domain names is tighten...
Article | 4/03/2010 ACCC steps up anti-scam campaignThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released two publications as part of the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce’s 2010 Fr...
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