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.
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.
The search giant pulls an about-face and the wireless carrier puts on a dog-and-pony show for April Fools' Day. Also: Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile, Motorola's premium selfie stick and Samsung's smart knife.
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.
Technically Incorrect: Nanoplug took to Indiegogo to plug its tech for a tiny hearing aid, but now it's touting a device that appears identical to a product already on the market. Contributors are furious.
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.
Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.
A man has been jailed for his part in a fake marriage scheme involving women from Eastern Europe. His iPhone use was a giveaway.
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.