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Facebook hacking and godawful gold lamé sneakers

Posted  June 7, 2012 How “devious cyberjerks” locked one user out, hijacked her account, spammed her friends, stole her mail, compromised her bank account, cashed credit card-linked checks, and tried to pawn off some (to her taste) truly godawful gold lamé sneakers. Here’s the piece.

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Cyber romance scams cost US victims $50 million in 2011

Posted May 17, 2012 Who doesn’t love a good romance story? Oh, probably those who have ended up losing out on a lot of money. Read the story on Naked Security. 

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Facebook teaches users how to kill adware

Posted March 28, 2012 Put that  click-happy finger away. Nobody’s giving you the ability to see who viewed you on timeline or looked at your profile. All they want is to give you venereal Facebook adware disease. Go take out an ad on OKCupid if you want to oogle yr ooglers. Oooooooog! Here’s the hunk […]

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Don’t get slammed by Super Bowl scams

Posted February 2, 2012 The countdown to first kickoff in Super Bowl XLVI on February 5 has begun, and scams for knock-off team jerseys, counterfeit memorabilia, and fake YouTube videos will be sure to hammer our defenses. Here’s the article. 

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Condom ad poses as Facebook friend request from your fetus

A condom company is sending friend requests from unborn sons to male users on Facebook. Do you feel it’s harmless advertising or a step too far (and a breach of Facebook’s terms and conditions)? Read the story. 

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