Tag Archives: Typosquatting

Bogus Twitter and Wikipedia sites fined and booted offline

Posted February 17, 2012 Two typosquatting sites, “Wikapedia.com” and “Twtter.com,” have been forced offline and fined £100,000 ($156,000) each by a UK telephone regulatory agency. In this post, I pass along tips on how you can avoid falling victim to typosquatters. Here’s the Naked Security article.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Google admits to pocketing profits from ads on seamy sites

Posted January 11, 2012 Google has once again admitted to profiting from advertisements for illegal products and services. Recently the BBC exposed them for making money on bogus Olympic 2012 ticket sales. For more, check out the full story.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →