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“Pay The Ransom” Says FBI Ransomware Advice

Ransomware is a significant threat to huge corporations as it is to you and me, the notion of every single byte of your personal files being locked up is a frightening thought ...

October 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

At Least 30 Managers Behind VW Emissions Scam

The Volkswagen emission saga continues, as German news company Spiegel reports that at least 30 VW managers are suspected to be involved with the VW emissions scandal, as a ...

October 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Roaming The Open World Of GTA V Money Generator Scams

Grand Theft Auto is a franchise which has captured the imagination of fans with an engrossing open player world and also regular updates which never fail to entertain. But, ...

September 23, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Tax Credit Refund Scam Is affecting UK Based Individuals

Tax credits are a hot topic at the moment, this is in part to the Conservative death by a thousand cuts, I said cuts, plans which are set to reduce the income of many of the ...

September 21, 2015 at 1:28 pm by

Windows 10 Ransomware Discovered

Well this didn’t take long! A new form of ransomware has been discovered which if downloaded, will automatically encrypt your files before demanding a fee to unlock them. ...

August 2, 2015 at 11:27 am by

Google Ex-Employee Claims “Theft of Money From the Publishers by Google”

Pull up a chair, get your favourite drink, because you’re in for a long read here! A supposed ex-Google employee has spilled the beans on what may be a huge scam. To ...

July 7, 2015 at 9:09 pm by

FTC About to Mail out 55 Thousand Checks Worth $1.9 Million

Multi-level marketing, or MLM for short, is an old scheme rarely used anymore because people aren’t stupid enough to fall for it now. It isn’t that long ago that ...

June 17, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Scammers Find New Way of Stealing Facebook Users’ Credentials and Money

Scammers will never stop finding ways to try to steal your accounts and money. The latest points to a method involving Facebook messages sent out to random users, stating that ...

May 27, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Mars One Colonising Mission a Scam, According to Finalist

Non-profit Mars colony mission Mars One, currently in the process of narrowing down the candidates it intends to send to the Red Planet, is a scam, according to finalist Dr. ...

March 17, 2015 at 4:55 pm by

Phone Tech Support Scammer Threatens to Kill Sceptical Mark

Ten years ago, the most common internet-related scam was the infamous “419” confidence trick, e-mails promising vast wealth in exchange for a small investment. So ...

March 9, 2015 at 1:28 am by

Guy Calls Shameless Internet Scammers Pretending to be an Elderly Person

We’re all aware of those fake virus webpages that say “your computer is at risk”. Sometimes you get a big pop-up pretending to be some anti-virus, telling ...

March 7, 2015 at 9:42 am by

Thieves Attempted to Use An iPod nano to Take Credit Card Information

We’ve all been warned of the many ways thieves can take our card information from ATMs. There’s all the elaborate card readers, cameras and other devices that ...

January 13, 2015 at 9:55 am by

Woman Buys PlayStation 4, Gets Box of Bibles

In a repeat of a story from last week, a woman from California bought a PlayStation 4 as a Christmas gift for her boyfriend discovered, when her boyfriend opened the gift on ...

January 1, 2015 at 10:28 am by

Man Buys PlayStation 4, Gets Bags of Rocks Instead

A man from Denver, Colorado who bought a PlayStation 4 from his local Walmart was shocked to find upon opening the box that the console was missing, its place taken by two ...

December 29, 2014 at 1:28 am by

Wal-Mart Duped Into Selling PS4s For Just $90

Just a few days ago we reported on Wal-Mart’s price matching scheme, with which they have decided to match the price of a number of retailers, including Amazon. Well ...

November 20, 2014 at 4:25 am by

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