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Hackers transform EA Web page into Apple ID phishing scheme

One of the game maker's servers is breached -- allowing hackers to create a phony Apple log-in screen that prompts users for personal information. EA says it now has the situation under control.

By March 19, 2014

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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By January 27, 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 July 25, 2013

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Google uncovers phishing campaign targeting Iranians

Web giant says it has identified a significant spike in phishing activity originating from within the country just days ahead of presidential elections.

By June 12, 2013

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Deter phishing attacks by consolidating your contacts

If you forward your Web mail messages to your ISP mail account, you can delete all your Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo Mail contacts and rely solely on your ISP account's address book.

By May 31, 2013

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Britney Spears first to hit a million followers on Google+

The singer reaches seven figures on Google's social network faster than anyone. But maybe that's only because Lady Gaga hasn't joined the service. And where's Justin Bieber?

By December 16, 2011

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Britney Spears knocks Larry Page off top of Google+?

In a breath of something akin to life for Google's Facebook-competitor, Britney Spears has come from obscurity to currently lead Google CEO Larry Page as the most followed human.

By November 27, 2011

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Twitter aiming to slash phishing e-mails sent from 'Twitter.com'

Twitter said today it has adopted a new technology that makes it much harder for phishing e-mails supposedly sent from the company to make it into users' in-boxes.

By February 21, 2013

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Phishing attacks via text spiked this week -- researcher

The unexpected onslaught has pushed phishing to the top of the list of text-based threats, a researcher says.

By September 7, 2012

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Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice.

By August 9, 2012