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  1. Scamworld? How The Verge Wrongly Smeared All Internet Marketers

    Are they scams? In this case though, the title promised one thing - an investigation into scams - and delivered another, by way of a needlessly damaging diatribe against an entire industry. The Verge is where I go for in-depth, thoughtful pieces...

  2. Yahoo Hits $610 Million Jackpot in Lottery Scam Case

    Such lottery scams are a common tactic cyber criminals use to harvest personal data on users and gain access to bank accounts. Yahoo has claimed victory in a $610 million lawsuit against a group of individuals it accused of operating a massive spam...

  3. Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

    Should the government be doing more to protect users from online scams? The ruling also mandated that Google and others de-index the suspect properties. The Chanel v "Defendants" Case In a November 14 order, Kent J.

  4. Warning: Google Wallet For Business Beta is a Phishing Expedition

    Like most of these scams, the email looks like official; in this case, an email from Google offering access to a beta program. If you've received an email offering you access to the Google Wallet for Business beta recently, beware: it's a phishing...

  5. Not Just Google: Regulators Shut Down Bing, Yahoo Mortgage Scam Ads

    Mortgage scams that claim to provide assistance from the U.S.government have also been located in Microsoft adCenter. Many homeowners who have fallen prey to these scams were enticed by web banner ads and online search advertisements that promised...

  6. Exploiting Tomorrow: As New Virtual World Features Develop, Security Struggles To Catch Up

    The argument has been made that these kinds of scams are generally done by people who are just trolling at best; a game for advanced griefers with servers. I said a few weeks ago that Linden Lab had been doing a bunch of cool stuff lately.