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This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

Another "Jaa" scam spreads quickly between Facebook users, claiming to be a video of an Italian TV presenter.

Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by Secret Service

Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by secret service

The US Secret Service has confiscated computer equipment from a Brooklyn artist who installed webcam spyware on computers at two New York Apple stores.

Facebook video chat - what could possibly go wrong?

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Facebook has just announced its video chat service, though it's officially named Video Calling. Presumably that gives it a bit more cachet than a mere "chat" service.

Is there anything to be worried about?

'Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!' Wardrobe malfunction video used in Facebook scam

'Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!' Wardrobe malfunction video used in Facebook scam

An Italian model and TV hostess suffers an embarrassing costume slip on live television. It's no surprise, therefore, to find scammers taking advantage of the video for their own financial ends.

Ryan Dunn's last words lead to a Facebook scam

Ryan Dunn's last words lead to a Facebook scam

Ryan Dunn, a star of the TV show Jackass, died last week after a high speed car crash. And within hours, ghoulish scammers were taking advantage of the daredevil's demise by claiming to have exclusive videos of the accident in links that spread via Facebook.

The Amazing Orgasm Facebook scam (NSFW) - don't think with your trousers

The Amazing Orgasm Facebook scam - don't think with your trousers, show some common sense

If only everyone had a cold shower before logging into Facebook..

Dad catches daughters on webcam: Beware viral Facebook video link

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Facebook is being hit by another viral message, spreading between users' walls disguised as a link to a saucy video.

The messages, which are spreading rapidly, use a variety of different links but all claim to be a movie of a dad catching his daughters making a video on their webcam.

Japanese Tsunami RAW Tidal Wave Footage - Bogus CNN video scams Facebook users

Japanese Tsunami RAW Tidal Wave Footage - Facebook scammers trick users with bogus CNN video

Facebook users are being tricked into clicking on links which claim to be raw CNN footage of the Japanese tsunami by cold-hearted scammers - as part of a plot to earn money by driving web traffic to take online surveys.

Japanese Tsunami Launches Whale Into Building? It's a Facebook clickjack scam

Japanese Tsunami Launches Whale Into Building? It's a Facebook clickjack scam

Sick-minded scammers are up to their dirty tricks again, trying to make a quick buck out of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami which has shocked people around the world.

This time they promise a video of a whale launched into a building by the power of the tsunami.

Japanese tsunami video exploited by clickjackers

Japanese tsunami video exploited by clickjackers

An unashamed "Likejacking" site has stooped to the level of exploiting the recent and devastating tsunami in Japan as a drawcard.

This is just not acceptable business practice.

Stuxnet, Vancouver, and Virus Bulletin

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The great and the good of the anti-virus industry are packing their suitcases and charging their iPads in readiness for a trip to Vancouver, the setting next week for the twentieth Virus Bulletin conference. It's the best opportunity that the Read more…

The names and faces behind the 'onMouseOver' Twitter worm attack

The names and faces behind the 'onMouseOver' Twitter worm attack

It's been over 24 hours now since many Twitter users around the world found that their pages had become infested by messages spreading virally across the network. The victims High profile victims of the "onMouseOver" worm included ex-Prime Minister's wife Read more…

Twitter 'onMouseOver' security flaw widely exploited

Twitter 'onMouseOver' security flaw widely exploited

The Twitter website is being widely exploited by users who have stumbled across a flaw which allows messages to pop-up and third-party websites to open in your browser just by moving your mouse over a link. In a worrying development, Read more…

5 tips to protect Windows 7 and happy Labor Day

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Ever since I wrote about the fact that most malware works just fine in Windows 7 I am frequently asked for the other side of the story. Fortunately Maria Varmazis was in our Vancouver office recently and asked me to Read more…

Information Rights Management ready for prime time?

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In this guest blog product manager John Stringer explores how Sophos's Data Loss Protection (DLP) technology can help companies tackling Information Rights Management. Over to you John.. In "Up in the Air" George Clooney's character loved to travel - for Read more…

Don't panic! The ragtime jazz virus hasn't infected Gmail

Don't panic! The ragtime jazz virus hasn't infected Gmail

Gmail users who run Google Chrome are up in arms today following the launch of the new Gmail priority inbox service. Not because the feature doesn't work for internet users who've chosen the Chrome browser to access their email, but Read more…

PCI data security song [VIDEO]

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If your company handles customer credit card payments from the likes of Visa, Mastercard and American Express, then it's paramount that you keep that information securely. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) has created a data security standard, explaining how firms Read more…

Mystery surrounds iTunes/PayPal web scam

Mystery surrounds iTunes/PayPal web scam

Here's the story so far. On Monday, TechCrunch reported that there appeared to be a "major security hole" in iTunes accounts which were linked to PayPal. Affected users began to report that somehow unauthorised charges had appeared on their PayPal Read more…

'I will never text again after seeing this' Facebook survey scam

'I will never text again after seeing this' Facebook scam

A Facebook scam about "never texting again" is spreading across the social network, tricking users into sharing similar messages with their friends.

Undercover video reveals Secretary of State's laptop infected by malware

Undercover video reveals Secretary of State's laptop infected by malware

New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera has found herself making computer security headlines for all the wrong reasons after her laptop was found infested with malware, and one of her own staff then made an undercover video (which he Read more…