Mobile malware exploits on the way, experts say

Mobile malware exploits on the way, experts say

Smart phone exploits are coming, as cybercriminals start to figure out how to make money by hacking mobile devices, two...

October 7th, 2010 Grant Gross

Scammers exploit hijacked Hotmail passwords

Scammers exploit hijacked Hotmail passwords

Scammers have grabbed the Hotmail passwords that leaked to the Web and are using them in a plot involving a...

October 7th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Hackers hijack Obama’s, Britney’s Twitter accounts

Hackers hijack Obama’s, Britney’s Twitter accounts

Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of more than 30 celebrities and organizations, including President-Elect Barack Obama, Britney Spears and Fox...

January 6th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Competition Bureau tackles online cancer fraud

Competition Bureau tackles online cancer fraud

The Competition Bureau recently launched Project False Hope, aimed at targeting online cancer-related health fraud and raising public awareness. Under...

March 19th, 2008 InterGovWorld.com staff

Spammers roll out new tactics

Spammers roll out new tactics

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE Summer’s warmer temperatures are upon us, but don’t expect cyber crooks to take any vacation. In...

June 10th, 2007 IT World Canada Staff

Two held for duping thousands in vacation site scam

Two held for duping thousands in vacation site scam

Police have arrested a man and a woman suspected of running a vacation website scam that duped thousands of U.K....

August 21st, 2006 Matthew Broersma

Big bank goes phishing

Big bank goes phishing

The thing about security is, well, security happens, and sometimes it doesn’t happen, and then sometimes it’s over the edge...

May 25th, 2006 Winn Schwartau

4 face 30 years jail in Nigerian e-mail scam

4 face 30 years jail in Nigerian e-mail scam

Four people have been indicted and could face 30 years in prison for a variation on a popular scam in...

March 23rd, 2006 Grant Gross

Phony e-mail fools eBay

Phony e-mail fools eBay

A sophisticated phishing attack has proven to be so successful, it has tricked eBay Inc.'s own fraud investigations team into...

December 7th, 2005 Robert McMillan