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MPAA fake download site exposed

The detective agency used by the Motion Picture Association of America has attempted to lure file sharers to a fake download site that installs spyware on their PCs. The MiiVi.com site offered downloads of complete... More...

Fake Maxtor Drives Reported in Japan

According to local press, forged Maxtor MaXLine II hard disk drives have been making their way into the Japanese market. Alleged fakes feature a 320GB capacity while Maxtor only produces 250GB and 300GB varieties... More...

Recent Revolution 'Leaks' Prove to be Fake

A number of recent stories released on the internet purporting to show images of Nintendo's forthcoming next generation console, dubbed 'Revolution', and its tech demos have been uncovered as fakes. The first supposed leak was... More...

Warning over fake Windows update

Users are being warned to watch out for a fake Microsoft security update. Circulating as an e-mail the fake message points people at a bogus website that claims to host critical security updates. But anyone... More...

Mac under fake Word 2004 attack

Macworld UK has learned of a dangerous malware that deletes the Home folder on a Mac. The file is cunningly disguised as a Word 2004 for Mac demo – from the forthcoming Office 2004 for... More...

Sony warns of fake spam scam

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... More...

Fake CNN website taken offline

A website that published fake news stories from CNN has been taken offline after receiving a threatening legal letter from the cable network alleging copyright and trademark infringement. The Fake CNN News Generator was online... More...

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