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Most online hoaxes are mildly annoying, and a few are hilarious. But propagating a false AMBER Alert over Twitter? Plastering...

October 16th, 2009 IDG News Service

Ebay chief urges industry cooperation to prevent online security breaches

Ebay chief urges industry cooperation to prevent online security breaches

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEBanks, online merchants and technology vendors must work together to prevent security problems such as phishing attacks...

March 8th, 2007 Grant Gross

AOL sues phishing gangs

AOL sues phishing gangs

America Online Inc. (AOL) has filed three civil lawsuits against major phishing "gangs," seeking US$18 million from the groups, the...

February 28th, 2006 Grant Gross

McAfee unveils consumer Internet security suite

McAfee unveils consumer Internet security suite

McAfee Inc.'s new consumer-focused Internet Security Suite 2006, with protections against spyware and phishing scams, is now available, the company...

September 8th, 2005 Grant Gross

Police called in after Australian tax e-mail scam

Police called in after Australian tax e-mail scam

E-mail scammers have shifted their sights from a staple diet of banks, betting shops and auction sites to government agencies,...

January 10th, 2005 Julian Bajkowski

Civil liberties group slams Internet ID proposal

Civil liberties group slams Internet ID proposal

A proposal to make it as difficult for Australians to open an Internet account as to open a bank account...

August 11th, 2003 David Legard

Spam set to outnumber genuine e-mails

Spam set to outnumber genuine e-mails

Viruses, spam and malicious Internet scams transmitted by e-mail all grew sharply in 2002, posing a threat to the smooth...

December 16th, 2002 David Legard and Ursula Seymour

Mark Gibbs: Watching the cons of the pros

Mark Gibbs: Watching the cons of the pros

I've been thinking about Internet scams. It should be globally known by now that there are legions of con men...

September 5th, 2002 No Author