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[IT PRO - Today] And they've largely abandoned scams that are easy to see through - like the Nigerian prince - in favour of more sophisticated "location-based spam," which directs the victim to a Web site discussing a local disaster or similar issue. If they click on the offered video, the website downloads a virus to the user's computer, Google said in a blog on security.
[Ajeal Web Portal] Ajeal Web Portal » Blog Archive » Phishers get more wily as ...: Tim Cranton, a Microsoft cybersecurity expert, said there was no way to know how much money is stolen. “We don’t have a way to estimate numbers because there are so many victims that you’re not aware of,”
[Graham Cluley's blog] Twitter users swamped by TheSmartECard messages | Graham Cluley's blog: Hopefully it should be obvious from the website's opening page of legalese banning staff from Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, Microsoft and Google, that something odd is afoot - even before it starts to quiz you for personal information. But if not, let me just say that visiting the website is not recommended.
[CRN Australia - News -] Twitter under attack again - Applications - CRN Australia: "Hopefully, it should be obvious from the web site's opening page of legalese banning staff from Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, Microsoft and Google, that something odd is afoot - even before it starts to quiz you for personal information," he wrote in his blog.
[Computer Technology News] » 130 popular add-ons for Firefox. Part 1 » Computer Technology News: Blogger Bar - Search Blogger, search the profiles including a feature blogger “Blog This”, a reference and information on the current page. Clipmarks - the seizure of any portion of the site to which you can send an e-mail or posted in the blog.
[PANACHE's BLOG] A few essential free software for Windows - PANACHEs BLOG: ... going for it: its free, its full featured, its lightweight and runs quick, it has an exceptional spam filter, and it protects you from those ridiculous phishing attacks by clearly indicating which emails send you to a bogus website. ... Google Earth (I love it). It is utterly incredible for viewing three-dimensional landscapes of any place on earth, and unlike NASAs world wind, it is capable of creating maps too. Get it HERE. 17. CommandBurner (Instead of Nero) ...
[About google] About google » Blog Archive » Gmail Phishing Scam (Account Upgrade ...: I remember reporting it to Google Security about 3 months ago. The obvious giveaway is the mention of Gmail - everything to do with that service is now branded as Googlemail as far as G are concerned.
[Gemal's Psyched Blog] gemal.dk - New Firefox extensions from Google - Anti Phishing and ...: That's why it's important to browse safely with Google Safe Browsing. By combining advanced algorithms with reports about misleading pages from a number of sources, Safe Browsing is often able to automatically warn you when you encounter a page that's trying to trick you into disclosing personal information.
[Sushubh's Blog] Google Calendar Phishing Mail: we are having congestions due to the anonymous registration of Gmail accounts so we are shutting down some Gmail accounts and your account was among those to be deleted.We are sending you this email so that you can verify and let us know if you still want to use this account.If you are still interested please confirm your account by filling the space below.Your User name,password,date of birth and your country information would be needed to verify your account. Due to the congestion in all Gmail users and removal of all unused Gmail Accounts, Gmail would be shutting down all unused Accounts, You will have to confirm your E-mail by filling out your Logan Information below after clicking the reply button, or your account will be suspended within 24 hours for security reasons.
[PRO Media Blog] Google Adwords Phishing Scam - New Online Scams Affecting Google ...: I have been receiving phishing scams under the heading of Google Adwords. The message reads that your Google Adwords account will be suspended if you do not act immediately &
[BoomTown] BoomTown Decodes Googles Phish-y Associated Press Blog (So You ...: Google wrote: We drive traffic and provide advertising in support of all business models–whether news sources choose to host their articles with us or on their own sites, and whether their business model is ad-supported or based on subscriptions. In all cases, for news articles we’ve crawled and indexed but do not host, we show users just enough to make them want to read more–the headline, a “snippet”
[The WWW Blog] Submit website/blog to Russian search engine Yandex & Rambler ...: Its been reported in the past that “a full 25% of phishing attacks (ie fraudulent financial transactions) originated from St.Petersburg Russia.” If Yandex is somehow spearheading the effort to stop this and other types of fraudulent activity, then I’ll begin to change my mind about the utility of such search engines to a broad base of users and not merely phishers, spammers and criminals.
[San Francisco Sentinel] San Francisco Sentinel » Blog Archives » BEWARE THE SMISHERS ...: The Federal Bureau of Investigation, working with police in the United Kingdom, Turkey and Germany, shut down one such online forum called Dark Market in October 2008 which, at its peak, had more than 2,500 registered members, according an FBI press release issued at the time.
[My fun blog] gevron: Proposal: This House Will Legalize Spam: They were blog comment spammers, but officially were doing Search Engine Optimization or SEO. Instead of optimizing content, they posted illicit comments on many blogs with commercial or misleading messages leading to their clients web sites, mainly for the purpose of increasing their clients web sites visibility in search engines such as Google.
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