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Shocking 17-year-old public high school antics clickjack unwary Facebook users into scam

Shocking 17-year-old public high school antics clickjack unwary Facebook users into scam

Would you click on this?

It seems many Facebook users did. Wise up to the threat of clickjacking, or become an easy target for scammers.

Sophos CEO targeted by email scammer

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Sometimes email scams can contain facts that make them surprisingly believable.

As Sophos CEO Steve Munford recently discovered. The question is - was he specifically targeted, or was it just coincidence?

Is this *your* passport being used by email scammers?

Passport email scam

Have you received an email from "Karen Shaw"? Has she sent you her passport details?

Be on your guard against email scammers.

Facebook Account Verification scam tricks unsuspecting users with SOPA/PIPA warning

Facebook Account Verification scam tricks unsuspecting users

Stop! If you've been told to verify your Facebook account before June 15th you may be about to be scammed.

Giant snakes eating zookeepers and unwatchable videos - Facebook hit again by clickjacking scams

Giant snakes eating zookeepers and unwatchable videos - Facebook hit again by clickjacking scams

Facebook users are once again suffering from an onslaught of clickjacking survey scams, designed to fool them into unwittingly saying they "Like" a link to drive web traffic that simply fills the pockets of scammers.

Multiply multilingual - Email scams aren't just from Nigeria

Multiply multilingual - Email scams aren't just from Nigeria

They used to be called "Letters from Nigeria", but it's not such a good name these days. Because they can come from any corner of the world, in a multitude of languages.

Rihanna sex video trap used by Facebook scammers.. again

Rihanna sex video trap used by Facebook scammers.. again

You would think that if there had been a widespread scam on Facebook two months ago, that it wouldn't be capable of spreading using identical wording now, wouldn't you?

Sadly, it seems the answer is "no".

Facebook clickjackers said to make over $1 million a month, agree to stop spam

Facebook clickjackers said to make over $1 million a month, agree to stop

A firm at the centre of allegations that its affiliates flooded Facebook with spam and clickjacking attacks has agreed to clean up its act - after earning up to $1.2 million per month in gross monthly revenues.

Fraudsters spam out scams via SMS text messages

Fraudsters spam out scams via SMS text messages

Always take care about clicking on links sent to you out of the blue, even if they arrive on your mobile phone.

Free Ray-Bans and TOMS shoes scams hit Facebook

Free Ray-Bans and TOMS shoes scams hit Facebook

Have you seen a message on Facebook saying that free pairs of Ray-Bans or TOMS shoes are being given away to users?

Don't believe it.

Facebook teams up with Sophos and other security vendors

Facebook teams up with Sophos

Facebook has announced that it is teaming up with a number of security vendors, including Sophos.

Draw Something scam targets players via Twitter

Draw Something scam targets players via Twitter

Are you one of the millions of devotees of the Draw Something game?

Watch out! Scammers are trying to dupe you into clicking on their links.

Watch out! iPhone 5 giveaway events on Facebook are clearly scams

iPhone 5 giveaway events on Facebook are clearly scams

Have you received an event invitation today about how free iPhone 5s are being given away on Facebook?

Beware!

OMG - I just hate Rihanna video Facebook scam spreading

OMG - I just hate Rihanna video Facebook scam spreading

Messages are spreading between Facebook users, claiming that members of the social network have lost all respect for popular songstress Rihanna after watching a video.

Free iPad 3? It doesn't exist! Beware of scams

Free iPad 3? It doesn't exist! Beware of scams

Chances are that we will see Apple announce an iPad 3 very soon. But don't be duped into believing there's an easy way to get one for free.

The Pink Facebook rogue application and survey scam

The Pink Facebook rogue application and survey scam

Beware the Pink Facebook scam spreading on the social network right now.

Oops! Selena and Bieber's hidden camera bedroom video Facebook scam

Oops! Selena and Bieber's hidden camera bedroom video Facebook scam

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber in a sex video?

Your Facebook friends may be sharing the link with you - but take a reality check, it's another survey scam.

Don't lose your Klingon inheritance. It's spam of the day

Don't lose your Klingon inheritance. It's spam of the day

Our Klingon anti-virus product has been told it could receive a massive inheritance.

Hmm.. does anyone smell anything a bit Ferengi about this?

Ex-girlfriend sex videos, browser plugins and Facebook survey scams

Ex girlfriend sex videos, browser plugins and Facebook survey scams

Scammers are up to their old tricks on Facebook, tricking users into visiting revenue-generating survey scam websites by appearing to offer sex videos.

Facebook IPO comes with a health warning

Facebook IPO comes with a health warning

Watch out for stock scams, as Facebook prepares to IPO.

If you believe that Facebook has a strong future ahead of it, and do decide to invest in the company, please do so wisely and go through the appropriate channels.