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London Council Asked For Customer Bank Details By Email

London Council Sent Emails Demanding Customers Bank Details By Return I’d like to think that these days most people are pretty savvy that if you receive an e-mail asking ...

June 21, 2018 at 11:50 am by
lloyds bank

Lloyds Bank Scam Texts Are On The Increase

Scam text messages claiming to be from Lloyds Bank are on the rise I daresay that anyone reading this has likely received some form of scam communication. I would think anyone ...

April 24, 2018 at 12:38 pm by

Curry’s PC World Criticised For Laptop ‘Set-Up’ Charge

Currys PC World Criticised With Maplins seemingly on the brink of destruction, our high-street retail options for your technological goods are getting somewhat limited. One of ...

March 16, 2018 at 3:16 pm by
waltonchain

Blockchain Waltonchain Accused Of Running A Fake Competition

Waltonchain Accused Of Running a Fake competition While the prices of cryptocurrencies are not as good as they were perhaps a couple months ago, there are still many of us ...

March 1, 2018 at 12:08 pm by
social media

Social Media Is “Too Slow” Dealing With Scams

Social Media Social Media has had a rough ride over the last couple years. Whether it’s election tampering, spreading hate speech or distributing fake news, they have ...

February 15, 2018 at 3:26 pm by
scammer

Facebook Adds A New Security Feature To Help Prevent Scammers

Facebook adds new features to prevent scammers On occasions, you may have received a someone legitimate-looking e-mail from Facebook. In it, they will likely either give a ...

December 21, 2017 at 1:38 pm by
Re:scam bot

Chatbot Designed to Deliberately Time waste Scammers

Re:scam bot Designed to waste the time of scammers Every now and then you receive a (poorly worded) e-mail offering you the chance to get rich quick. This might be a Nigerian ...

November 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm by

US Couple Admits Scamming Amazon out of $1.2m

I wonder if they were members of Prime?… We all use Amazon, well, the vast majority of us do. Combining low prices with convenience, Christmas time particularly has been ...

October 5, 2017 at 3:03 pm by

Office Depot Caught Scamming Customers with Unnecessary Malware Cleaning Charges

Office supply retail chain Office Depot and sister store OfficeMax have been exposed as charging users unnecessary Malware clean-up fees after two separate US news ...

November 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

New Chrome Extension Does What Facebook Fails to Do

Facebook has been in the news quite a bit lately in regards to fake news stories after they fired all their employees handling that and going back to an automated model ...

November 16, 2016 at 9:27 am by
NHS

How to get Tech Support Scammers to Install Malware

The old tech support scam – criminals posing as technical support staff in order to con computer users into surrendering access to their computers or paying to unlock ...

August 15, 2016 at 11:45 am by

KickassTorrents Mirrors Maliciously Taking Your Details

People love torrents. Be it to download a piece of software they own legitimately or to get a copy of Game of Thrones just hours after it airs on TV. KickassTorrents was a ...

August 11, 2016 at 11:33 pm by

WoW Vulnerability Could Let People Rob You Without You Knowing

There’s a certain sense of accomplishment that comes with playing MMOs, whether it’s your top-of-the-line gear from the hardest raids or piles of gold you earned ...

July 25, 2016 at 11:37 pm by

Malware May be Using Real GPS Data to Scam Speeders

There is a new malware scam hitting computers in Pennsylvania posing as an email containing a speeding ticket and containing a link that loads malicious software onto the ...

March 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm by

Seller of Indian $4 Smartphone Accused of Fraud

Recently an Indian company revealed that they would be selling a smartphone for only $4, however, 30,000 unit sales later, it has turned out that it may just be too good to be ...

February 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm by


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