Fake Apple apps hit Google Play

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If you stopped by Google Play earlier today, you just might've had a chance to pick up some Apple designed apps for your Android device. Did hell freeze over? As it turns out, no, it did not.

Scam warning: Obama 'stimulus checks' for you!

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Caveat emptor--buyer beware! Before President Obama even signed the recent economic stimulus package into law, scam sites were thrown up and spam emails spewed forth offering unsuspecting punters the chance to submit their personal information...

Microsoft Accused of Pulling Nigerian Scam

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French Linux vendor Mandriva's chief executive Francois Bancilhon has lashed out against Microsoft for alleged dirty sales tactics over a Nigerian deal. The company recently competed against the software giant for a deal to provide...

MP3 Spam Scam Hits In-boxes

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Elvis and the Beatles probably never could have imagined they would one day be used to commit stock fraud. But that is exactly what is happening, as spammers have taken to using MP3 attachments in...

Scam Unleashes Trojan With Movie Ticket Lure

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Security company Sophos is warning users that a new fraudulent spam campaign that promises a trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 3, along with the chance to win free tickets. Instead of getting the goods...

Three Indicted for Alleged Online Brokerage Scam

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A federal grand jury in Omaha, Nebraska, has indicted three people on charges of conspiracy, fraud and aggravated identity theft related to a "high-tech" scheme to hijack online brokerage accounts, the U.S. Department of Justice...

'Image Spam' and VoIP Scam Attacks on Rise

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So-called "image spam" is on the rise once again -- as clever hackers try to sneak by spam screening software that tests messages for spam based on keywords. After declining steadily throughout 2005 -- from...

E-Mail Scam Dupes Linux Users

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Red Hat Inc. on Saturday warned users of an e-mail scam designed to plant malicious code on users' systems. The malicious e-mail poses as a security update from the vendor, a technique that has become...

Feds Shut Down Web Site, Probe Bank Scam

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Investigators are trying to find the source of a phony site, purportedly from the FDIC, that tries to trick recipients into giving up personal financial data. Federal investigators are seeking the source of...

UK News: Bank of England email scam

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Yup, it's another scam email sent in a spoofy manner by a load of merchant bankers... The Bank of England says it has intercepted over 100,000 fraudulent e-mails masquerading as computer...

Sony warns of fake spam scam

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SonyStyle customers should not respond to fraudulent request for personal info. Sony has warned consumers to beware of fake spam email bearing the subject title 'SonyStyle user and email address'. The electronics giant said yesterday...

PayPal scam rises again

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PayPal users are once again the targets of a hit-and-run e-mail scam aimed at conning them out of their personal and financial information. On Thursday, netizens began receiving a convincing forgery of a PayPal e-mail,...

Microsoft, Best Buy accused of Net scam

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The suit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims the alleged scam stemmed from a promotion in which customers at Best Buy, who paid for purchases with credit or debit cards, were given free...

E-mail scam tries to fool PayPal users

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PayPal subscribers are being targeted by a fraudulent e-mail scheme designed to con them into handing over their personal information. Over the past week, users of eBay's online payments service have been receiving e-mails...

4 Charged in Internet Service Scam

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The owner of an Internet service company and three employees were charged yesterday with conspiring to steal millions of dollars from a federal program that provides Web access to disadvantaged schools. John Angelides,...

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