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.
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.
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 fake ad circulating on the Web appears to have fooled some into believing that Apple's new operating system waterproofs their phones.
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.
A 19-year-old teenager from Nottingham in the UK spent AU$810 on eBay to buy an Xbox One but was surprised when he only received a printed photo in the mail.