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Don't Click 'Like' on Facebook Again Until You Read This
Science & Tech  (tags: FaceBook, "likes", like-farming, scams, phishing, unfriendly links )

- 837 days ago -
Scammers are taking advantage of that 'Like' reflex for a dangerous scam called "like-farming." Popular stories give the scammer more eyeballs for posts that trick people out of information or send them to malicious downloads.
Phishing - Computer Identity Theft
Science & Tech  (tags: Identity theft, identity theft protection, technology, phishing )

- 2234 days ago -
Identity Theft resulting from Computer Fraud is a classification of criminal activity that entails the proliferation of fraudulent activity taking place through the facilitation of electronic, online, computational, or Internet-based settings.
Larger Prey Are Targets of Phishing
Science & Tech  (tags: computer scams, phishing, whaling )

- 3711 days ago -
"This is probably Chinese-based," said Mr. Bambenek. "If all the key players are in China there is not much the F.B.I. can do."
Conman Poses as Barclays Chairman
Science & Tech  (tags: phishing, identity theft )

- 3810 days ago -
A fraudster walked into a branch of Barclays Bank posing as its chairman Marcus Agius and managed to walk out with £10,000.
Yahoo, EBay, and PayPal Join on E-Mail Authentication - Yahoo! News
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, internet, e-mail, security, phishing )

- 3910 days ago -
What do you get when Yahoo, eBay, and PayPal join forces against malware? A collaborative effort to help protect consumers against fraudulent e-mails and dangerous scams commonly called phishing attacks.

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