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Bill Hader falls for Nigerian scammer in new iPhone 6S ad

Technically Incorrect: Siri merely follows orders. So when the comedian asks her to reply to an email scammer, can she do anything but oblige?

By October 28, 2015


Woman gets dumped, discovers fiance left her for an online scammer

Technically Incorrect: In a tale of deep humanity, a woman discovers that her man has fallen not for a new love, but for a fake. It's what she did next that might be most surprising.

By September 15, 2015


Microsoft combats tech support scammers with lawsuit

The software giant is trying to crack down on scammers that allegedly took advantage of consumers by claiming their PCs were infected with malware.

By December 19, 2014


Slasher or hacker? 2015's cyberthreats could have been horror flicks

They steal your identity, take control and can't be stopped. The year's cybersecurity threats were so frightening they made your skin crawl.

By October 30, 2015


iPhone scammers allegedly use homeless to profit in Apple stores

In a scheme designed to prey on the poor and defenseless, scammers working in a Colorado Apple store persuade them to sign up for phones in exchange for cash. The phones are resold. The contracts, however, belong to the disadvantaged.

By April 27, 2014


Brit gets revenge on scammer by texting him all of Shakespeare

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.

By March 18, 2014


Web scammers go too far: They're using cute doggie pics

It seems the latest method to scam money from the innocent is to use cute doggie pics to entice vulnerable dog lovers.

By January 21, 2014


Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement

The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.

By May 22, 2015


Google Play cracks down on scammers and spammers

Google Play has updated its content policy to tighten its rules around in-app advertising, in-app payments and misrepresentation.

By August 25, 2013


The 404 Show: Back in the new studio!

We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One bundle!

By November 21, 2014