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e-mail scams

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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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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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Crackdown successfully reduces spam

Nearly a decade in the works, Internet-wide projects designed to keep e-mail safe from scams, spam, and identity-thieving phishing attempts are paying off.

By December 6, 2013

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Avoid being a victim of an e-mail phishing scam

Thousands of usernames and passwords of Hotmail, Gmail, and possibly other services have been posted online as a result of a phishing attack. Here's how to protect yourself.

By October 6, 2009

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Gmail now translates your (scam) e-mails

Gmail's got a new tool in its labs section that lets you quickly translate e-mail messages in other languages.

By May 19, 2009

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Phishing, e-mail money laundering scams on the rise

Security experts say they're detecting a marked increase in online scams amid the economic downturn.

By November 20, 2008

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Beware the new Facebook password reset scam

McAfee warns of password stealer hiding in attachment that comes with an e-mail purporting to be from Facebook.

By March 17, 2010

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A new e-mail scam

Yet another e-mail-based scam, reminding us of the importance of always be skeptical about e-mail messages, and not to judge them based on the from address.

By August 21, 2007

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Web searches for iPad leading to malicious sites

Security companies are warning people to be careful about scams involving e-mail or Web search for the Apple iPad or any other popular topic.

By January 28, 2010

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Yahoo Mail to block fake eBay and PayPal e-mail

Yahoo rolling out new technology to prevent phishing scams in Yahoo Mail.

By October 3, 2007