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Airliner Qantas also targeted by Facebook scammers

Mar 16, 2015 9:45 am

Airliner Qantas also targeted by Facebook scammers, nabbing 80,000 likes in a short time-frame

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Have you seen the fake Bunnings voucher Facebook scam recently?

Mar 16, 2015 9:31 am

Bunnings has been targetted by a large scale Facebook scam with participants being promised a $2,000 AU hardware store voucher

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BBB outlines the top 10 scams of 2014, and how to avoid them

Jan 29, 2015 5:00 am

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) discloses the top 10 scams of 2014

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Cybercriminals attack Google Adsense to pump out malicious redirects

Jan 16, 2015 4:37 pm

Google Adsense has fallen prey to a spate of malicious ads in the last month, and cybercriminals are to blame

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Australians warned of ISIS attack email scam

Jan 13, 2015 12:25 am

A fake ISIS scam email has been infecting Australian computer users

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Holiday season scams give criminals perfect opportunity to victimize

Dec 10, 2014 10:24 pm

Cybercriminals have easy access to shopper data during holiday shopping season, as they rack up victims

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Nigerian cybercriminals evolving their attack methods to hijack users

Jul 23, 2014 12:33 am

Nigerian cybercriminals are becoming increasingly savvy in their efforts to compromise users, including custom malware able to better avoid detection

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E-ZPass informs customers to be aware of circulating phishing scam

Jul 9, 2014 7:33 pm

E-ZPass customers on the east coast are being targeted in a phishing scam that has an attachment disguised as an invoice that must be downloaded

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New phishing scam targets Bank of America Merrill Lynch customers

May 20, 2014 3:17 am

Bank of America Merrill Lynch customers are being targeted with a custom phishing attacks

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Microsoft warns users of 'tech support' call scam

May 2, 2014 10:42 pm

Microsoft warns Internet users of a continued scam, with criminals calling PC users and offering to "clean up their PCs," but for a very hefty fee

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Multi-state tax scam aimed at medical professionals causing headaches

Apr 22, 2014 1:23 pm

Healthcare professionals in at least 10 states and Puerto Rico have reported tax scams, and it's possible there are even more victims

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Malwarebytes warns of 2014 FIFA World Cup Internet scam

Apr 22, 2014 7:17 am

A rather outlandish Internet scam has been noticed by Malwarebytes, and although it seems unlikely, these types of scams can prove to be successful

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Microsoft scam leader given four-month suspended sentence

Apr 1, 2014 5:23 am

British court hands out short, suspended sentence to man accused of running a Microsoft scam which led to victims paying him to resolve security problems

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IRS watchdog says phone scam described as 'largest ever'

Mar 22, 2014 9:20 pm

IRS phone scam causing chaos

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Tax season leads to easy pickings for cybercriminals, scammers

Mar 15, 2014 1:47 am

The tax season gives cybercriminals and scammers a great opportunity to steal sensitive information

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NEWS


Casino scammed by player using hijacked security cameras

Mar 15, 2013 10:50 pm

Player scams casino out of $32 million by using hijacked security cameras

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Apple quick to update malware definitions, takes just two days after first OS X fake installer found

Dec 13, 2012 9:27 pm

Apple takes just two days to patch a fake installer scam on OS X

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Be on the lookout for fake iTunes invoices, cybercriminals looking to infect Windows users

Nov 23, 2012 9:29 pm

Cybercriminals looking to steal bank information through elaborate infecting ruse

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Family gets stack of notepads instead of iPad that they had purchased from Walmart

Oct 12, 2012 4:00 pm

Women purchases iPad at Walmart, receives stack of notepads inside the box instead

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Don't take the bait, ignore the Dislike button scam!

Aug 17, 2010 11:38 am

Another survey scam doing the rounds on Facebook

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