Posts Tagged ‘scams’

Online Fraud and Identity Theft

Written on September 13th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Online fraud is a type of cybercrime that uses email, web sites, chat rooms or message boards. There are many different types of online fraud, including phishing and pharming […]

Top 5 Social Media Scams

Written on June 17th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet We’re wired to be social creatures, and sites like Twitter and Facebook have capitalized on this to great success. According to its COO Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook draws 175 million […]

Cyber scams rife at social networks

Written on May 13th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Social networks are ‘lucrative hot beds’ for cyber scams as crooks endeavour to dupe members of online communities, according to a Microsoft security report. ‘Phishing’ attacks that use seemingly […]

Top 5 Social Media Scams

Written on February 8th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet We’re wired to be social creatures, and sites like Twitter and Facebook have capitalized on this to great success. According to its COO Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook draws 175 million […]

Facebook users warned of ‘Dislike’ scam

Written on August 18th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Computer security firm Sophos on Monday warned that scammers are duping Facebook users with a bogus "Dislike" button that slips malicious software onto machines. There is no "Dislike" version […]