News tagged with scam

Target says be wary of phishing emails

Target says it has learned of some incidents of scam emails related to its recent data breach and is setting up a section of its corporate website to post copies of all official communication.

dateDec 25, 2013 in Internet
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UK warns of ransom scam targeting 10s of millions

(AP)—British officials issued an unusually stark alert about a cyberscam that locks users out of their computers unless they pay a ransom, saying Friday that tens of millions of people may soon be targeted.

dateNov 15, 2013 in Internet
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Text spam messages on the rise

Lesley-Ann Thompson's cell phone buzzed the other week with a text message telling her she had won a $1,000 gift card from Best Buy.

dateOct 12, 2012 in Telecom
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US charges firms with deception on computers (Update)

(AP)—U.S. regulators have charged 14 firms and 17 people with impersonating major companies to trick consumers into thinking their computers were plagued by viruses so they could charge hundreds of dollars to fix the problems.

dateOct 03, 2012 in Other
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'Sabpab' Trojan seeks out Mac OS X

(Phys.org) -- Three compelling reasons that Mac loyalists say justify their love for Macs have been that Macs are 1) the prettiest computers around (2) ideal for any new-age brain that prefers visually rich ...

dateApr 17, 2012 in Software report
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