Bristolian Edd Joseph, having been bilked out of £80 on Gumtree, decided to enact revenge by DDoSing the conman's phone with thousands of texts.
Japanese researchers aim to protect potential victims of phone scams by identifying "overtrust" in their voices when they interact with the bad guys.
"The Globe and Mail's" Jack Kapica is one who can sympathize with all those earnest, hardworking e-mail scammers struggling to make a quick buck.
Sony has unveiled its latest add-on for the PS4, Project Morpheus, while Google has made waves with a new wearable OS and the UK release of the Chromecast.
Scammers are out in force online for the Super Bowl, as one California couple discover. They spend $5,900 and all they get is a FedEx and a taunt.
Strappy is an NFC technology embedded in subway straps that can direct your smartphone to advertiser URLs. Just in case you weren't already bombarded with enough ads.
An Illinois man believes his online girlfriend has been kidnapped in London, a report says. Sadly, she doesn't exist. And he's already wired her $200,000.
The Sun has apologised to thousands of readers who entered competitions and polls on the Sun's website after their personal details were stolen in a hack attack.
The FTC announces a crackdown on a massive international computer tech support scam that allegedly swindled tens of thousands of consumers in six countries.
Netflix reportedly will pay about $100 million to stream every episode of Mad Men: chump change, if predictions of an $800 million streaming TV market turn out to be true. Also, it seems that everyone wants to get in on the tablet market, but given reported XOOM sales of only about 100,000, it's possible the only tablet market there is is for iPads. Plus, AT&T iPhones and their dropped calls, and Obama goes to Facebook. -- Molly