An analysis from Microsoft Research suggests that Nigerian scammers need to sound as ridiculous as possible, so that only the most gullible will reply to them.
"The Globe and Mail's" Jack Kapica is one who can sympathize with all those earnest, hardworking e-mail scammers struggling to make a quick buck.
Regulation requiring cooperation among EU prosecutors will leave e-mail predators "nowhere to hide," says U.K. government.
Latest Waledac scam fakes bomb news in e-mail recipients' hometown and then links to malicious Web site that looks like a Reuters article.
Nigerian e-mail scam hits Facebook as Google employee fends off conmen pretending to be a friend in need of money.