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Top-five paid app on Google Play was an antivirus scam

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.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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County Durham woman jailed for £450,000 iPad scam

A woman scammed hundreds of people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by offering cheap iPads she couldn't deliver.

By Jan. 4, 2014

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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 Jul. 25, 2013

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Torrent scam hits thousands eager for PC version of GTA V

Thousands of hopeful fans have reportedly been infected by a virus masquerading as the PC version of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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'iOS 7 makes your iPhone waterproof' ad a scam dunk

A fake ad circulating on the Web appears to have fooled some into believing that Apple's new operating system waterproofs their phones.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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BBM for Android fake app scam fools BlackBerry fans again

Another app claiming to be BlackBerry Messenger for Android has fooled phone fans yet again.

By Sep. 10, 2013

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Speed cameras are a scam, Ohio judge rules

A judge in Ohio says what so many have been thinking, but never expected to hear from a judge. He described them as "nothing more than a high-tech game of 3-card Monty."

By Mar. 10, 2013

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Financier pleads guilty to $13M Facebook IPO stock scam

Former Oregon gubernatorial candidate admits bilking more than 120 investors out of $13.2 million with promises of an early shot at the highly coveted pre-IPO shares.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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HP claims 'extensive evidence' of Autonomy accounting scam

The company says it discovered evidence of bookkeeping manipulation at Autonomy prior to HP's multi-billion dollar acquisition of the software company.

By Nov. 27, 2012

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Fake Google Play apps scam Japanese porn seekers

Security firm Symantec says these fraudulent Android apps are using a one-click method, tricking Japanese-language porn lovers into registering for a paid service that doesn't exist.

By Apr. 1, 2013