CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.
An appeals court decides that in Florida, private companies that operate red-light cameras have no right to send out tickets.
Does that apartment or vacation rental seem too good to be true? Do some snooping with Google’s reverse image search tool to find out.
Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.
The world's largest social network claims DLA Piper and other law firms knew Paul Ceglia was lying about his ownership stake in Facebook -- but went forward with the case anyway.
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.
Despite the feedback system and safety net of PayPal, scams can still go down on eBay. Craig Simms dodges the bullet and so can you.
A 66-year-old Californian meets a man claiming to be Irish. Before she knows it, she is embroiled in a Nigerian scam.
A woman scammed hundreds of people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by offering cheap iPads she couldn't deliver.
The online auction world isn't immune from scam attempts. Tell us if you've ever been caught up in one.