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Super Bowl scamday: survey scammers target Twitter

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Twitter users mentioning the Super Bowl are being bombarded with scam tweets, don't click links promising free Super Bowl info.

Facebook Black? Beware widespread scam hitting social networkers

Facebook Black? Users told to be wary of widespread scam

Want to change your Facebook from blue to black?

Maybe it's time to exercise a little self-restraint, because scammers are hard at work tricking users into completing their money-making scams.

"Free $100 McDonald's Gift Card" is a Facebook scam

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Hungry for a few dozen hamburgers? Your stomach will continue to rumble, plus your blood pressure will likely go up, if you click on a Facebook survey scam offering "Free $100 McDonald's Gift Card".

Fake Tesco/Asda voucher scammers on Facebook hit with large fines

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Two firms have been fined a total of £450,000 (approximately US $720,000) for running a series of scams on Facebook.

The scams, which claimed to offer free vouchers and supermarket gift cards for the likes of Tesco and Asda,resulted in members of the public signing-up for expensive premium-rate phone services.

18 months later, and Facebook Profile Viewer rogue apps still successfully tricking users

18 months later, and Facebook still failing to stop Profile Viewer rogue apps

Facebook does not give you any way to find out who has been viewing your profile.

Any application or link which claims it can reveal to you who has should be treated with great suspicion.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apple's new iPad is great, but it's not free, nor called iPad 3

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Within hours of the release of Apple's new iPad scammers are sending out bogus emails claiming you have won a free iPad 3 (which doesn't exist).

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.

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.

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.

Scammers reveal features of brand new iPhone 5.. or do they?

Scammers don't need to wait for the iPhone 5 to be released

A scam spreads on Tumblr, claiming that every user will be given a free iPhone 5.

Never mind the fact that the iPhone 5 has not been announced yet, let alone released.

Facebook sues alleged clickjacking firm

Facebook sues alleged clickjacking firm

Facebook has filed a law suit a firm who, they say, bombarded users with clickjacking scams that earned $1.2 million a month.