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e-mail scams


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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