Displaying items by tag: Scams

Monday, 01 March 2010 22:32

AUD $70 million goes up in smoke to scammers

Online Aussies lost a total of at least AUD $70m throughout 2009 as a result of online scams, and while people should really know better these days, the scam spam and other online scams remain rife in the quest to defraud you in your offline and online life.
Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 03 December 2009 17:21

McAfee promotion: scam, spam or mistaken identity?

In the past few days, a significant number of Australian small business website owners were contacted by people claiming to be from anti-virus vendor McAfee, promising to increase traffic to their site.

Published in Security
Domain name broker SnapNames.com has always had its measure of detractors complaining the company permitted dubious practices. One grievance is now proven true with SnapNames admitting a staff member was bidding on domain name auctions, winning some for personal gain and inflating the price of others.

Published in The Linux Distillery



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