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Spot and avoid the latest online scams

Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.

By March 6, 2014

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Teen scammed AU$810 for Xbox One photo on eBay

A 19-year-old teenager from Nottingham in the UK spent AU$810 on eBay to buy an Xbox One but was surprised when he only received a printed photo in the mail.

By December 5, 2013

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Phishing scam piggybacks on Apple Dev Center hack

With people no doubt on edge after the hacking of Apple's Web site for developers, scammers are sending out bogus e-mails in an apparent effort to steal passwords.

By July 25, 2013

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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By June 25, 2014

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Fake Malaysia Airlines links spread malware

Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.

By March 17, 2014

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3D printing stock scam, April Fools' joke, or both?

Sketchy-looking 3D printing "company" finds snag in fabric of reality, pulls.

By April 1, 2013

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Multifactor authentication extended to all Office 365 users

All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.

By February 10, 2014

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Apple billing e-mail scam making the rounds

A rather convincingly official-looking e-mail now in circulation attempts to steal personal information. Here are the telltale signs.

By December 27, 2011

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Web scammers go too far: They're using cute doggie pics

It seems the latest method to scam money from the innocent is to use cute doggie pics to entice vulnerable dog lovers.

By January 21, 2014

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E-mailed malware disguised as group coupon offers on the rise

Spammers take advantage of the rising popularity of e-mailed advertisements by mimicking them and attaching viruses.

By November 13, 2012