Slashdot Items Tagged "scam"

Date / Time Story
Monday June 11, 2018 @04:16PM FBI Recovers $14M From Bogus Business Account Wire Transfers
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @05:16PM Robocallers Win Even if You Don't Answer
Monday May 07, 2018 @09:40AM Nigerian Email Scammers Are More Effective Than Ever
Monday May 07, 2018 @08:48AM Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging
Friday May 04, 2018 @02:44PM Google Broke Up a Vietnamese Con Scheme After an Employee Was Scammed Buying a Bluetooth Headset
Thursday April 26, 2018 @02:42PM Fake Mark Zuckerbergs Scam Facebook Users Out of Their Cash
Thursday April 19, 2018 @08:04AM German ICO Savedroid Pulls Exit Scam After Raising $50 Million
Friday December 15, 2017 @07:57AM One of Australia's Richest Men Lost $1 Million To Email Scam
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:21PM Tech Support Scammers Invade Spotify Forums To Rank in Search Engines
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @07:44PM Feds Shut Down Allegedly Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Offering
Friday November 10, 2017 @11:17AM Security Firm Creates Chatbot To Respond To Scam Emails On Your Behalf
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:43PM A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:08PM Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:48PM China Suspects Its 'Car-Eating,' Traffic-Straddling Bus Is a Total Scam
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:43PM Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop $120 'Bio-Frequency Healing' Sticker Packs Get Shot Down by NASA
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:23PM FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine On Florida Robocall Scammer
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:16PM Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:31PM Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam
Sunday April 16, 2017 @02:02AM Researchers Find 25,000 Domains Used In Tech Support Scams
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @11:31AM Questions Linger After ISP Blocks TeamViewer Over Fraud Fears
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:22PM Programmer Develops Phone Bot To Target Windows Support Scammers
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:56PM Sensitive Data Stored On Accounts Accessible Via Search Queries
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:15AM New Chrome Extension Automatically Negotiates With Comcast For Rate Discounts
Thursday October 27, 2016 @06:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:56AM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Friday September 09, 2016 @12:53PM Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty in US Diesel Emissions Probe
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @07:36PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses 40 Million Euros In Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:22PM Half Of People Click Anything Sent To Them
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:13PM Reported Top Nigerian Email Scammer Arrested
Saturday July 23, 2016 @05:05AM Tinder Scam Promises Account Verification, But Actually Sells Porn
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:49PM CleanSpace CO Sensor Runs On Freevolt RF Harvesting
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:05PM Indie Dev TinyBuild Lost $450K To Fraudulent Sales Facilitated By G2A
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Monday June 13, 2016 @10:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Monday May 02, 2016 @08:03AM The Future of Shopping: Trapping You in a Club You Didn't Know You Joined
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @12:12PM Popular Dark Web Market Disappears, Users Migrate In Panic
Thursday April 07, 2016 @01:18PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Thursday March 31, 2016 @02:04AM Chinese Scammers Take Mattel To the Bank, Phishing Them For $3 Million
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @03:51PM US Federal Court: This Year's Scams More Aggressive and Sophisticated Than Years Past
Saturday March 26, 2016 @01:01PM Six Charged For Hacking Lottery Terminals To Spew Only Winning Tickets
Friday March 18, 2016 @01:59AM Dozens of Russian Banks Phished By Crooks Pretending To Be FinCERT
Monday March 14, 2016 @07:50PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:33AM Allegations of Data Manipulation At Theranos
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Saturday November 21, 2015 @12:54AM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @08:56AM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:52AM UK Labour Party's Support For Homeopathy Grows
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:23AM Ashley Madison Source Code Shows Evidence They Created Bots To Message Men
Thursday August 20, 2015 @12:39PM Regionally Encoded Toner Cartridges 'to Serve Customers Better'
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:38PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @10:19AM Appeals Judge Calls Prenda an "Ingenious Crooked Extortionate Operation"
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:01AM Verizon Tells Customer He Needs 75Mbps For Smoother Netflix Video
Monday April 20, 2015 @12:47AM Facebook Working To Weed Out Fake Likes
Friday February 20, 2015 @05:11AM Sony Offers a "Premium Sound" SD Card For a Premium Price
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @02:01AM $10K Ethernet Cable Claims Audio Fidelity, If You're Stupid Enough To Buy It
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:23PM The Strange Story of the First Quantum Art Exhibition In Space
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:00AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:18PM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:06AM Profanity-Laced Academic Paper Exposes Scam Journal
Sunday November 16, 2014 @04:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Friday October 03, 2014 @06:08PM Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @05:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @12:24PM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:53AM $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @01:39PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @11:53AM Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Vanishes, Taking £2.5m of Coins With It
Thursday May 23, 2013 @11:05AM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday April 26, 2013 @12:09PM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @12:08PM FTC Awards $50k In Prizes To Cut Off Exasperating Robocalls
Monday March 11, 2013 @12:40AM Ohio Judge Rules Speed Cameras Are a Scam
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Saturday October 20, 2012 @04:48PM Visa and MasterCard Take Fight To Scammers
Thursday October 04, 2012 @03:19PM Recording of Recently Shut-Down Telemarketers In Action
Monday July 23, 2012 @07:56AM Australians Receive SMS Death Threats
Monday April 23, 2012 @12:18PM US Charges English Twins Over $1.2m 'Stock Robot' Fraud
Saturday October 29, 2011 @04:40PM 1 MW Cold Fusion Plant Supposedly To Come Online
Saturday September 24, 2011 @05:37PM Steam Translation Community Slaving Away
Monday August 15, 2011 @04:45AM 8 Grams of Thorium Could Replace Gasoline In Cars
Friday May 27, 2011 @06:55PM ATM Repairman Accused of Taking (and Faking) Cash
Saturday January 15, 2011 @12:24PM Stars Remain In Their Usual Places; People Panic
Monday November 15, 2010 @02:41PM Web-Users Fall For Fake Anti-Virus Scams
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @09:01PM Man Loses Millions In Bizarre Virus-Protection Scam
Saturday October 30, 2010 @12:55PM Hands-On Test With the Dirt-Cheap CherryPad Tablet
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @09:13AM Criminals Steal House Thanks To Hacked Email
Thursday August 19, 2010 @04:36PM Calling Shenanigans On Super SATA's Claimed Audio Qualities
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @12:26PM The Unstoppable 'Tech Support' Scam
Wednesday June 16, 2010 @08:22AM 420,000 Scam E-mails Sent Every Hour In UK Alone
Sunday June 13, 2010 @11:19AM Australian Buyers Say They Were Told "No iPad Without Accessories"
Saturday May 08, 2010 @04:00PM Is the 4th Yellow Pixel of Sharp Quattron Hype?
Thursday April 15, 2010 @02:11AM Girl Claims Price Scanner Gave Her Tourette's Syndrome
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @02:44PM Print-On-Demand Publisher VDM Infects Amazon
Sunday March 21, 2010 @07:14AM US Law Firms Targeted By Cyberscams
Sunday March 14, 2010 @01:06PM Settles Lawsuit Over Phony Friends
Friday February 05, 2010 @02:35PM GameStop, Other Retailers Subpoenaed Over Credit Card Information Sharing
Tuesday January 05, 2010 @09:35AM Best Buy $39.95 "Optimization" At Best a Waste of Money
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @07:43PM FTC, Google Go After Scammers
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @12:17PM Dev Booted From App Store For Inflated Reviews
Saturday November 28, 2009 @05:38PM Calling Video Professor a Scam
Wednesday November 25, 2009 @11:27AM Bing Cashback Can Cost You Money
Friday October 23, 2009 @05:18PM Nigerian "Scam Police" Shut Down 800 Web Sites
Friday September 18, 2009 @10:07AM Microsoft Files Suits Against "Malvertisers"
Tuesday October 21, 2008 @02:41PM Company Announces $30,000 Prize For Solving iPhone Game
Sunday October 12, 2008 @08:29PM Huge Credit Fraud Ring Sends Europeans' Data To Pakistan
Sunday September 28, 2008 @12:24AM Simple Device Claimed To Boost Fuel Efficiency By Up To 20%
Friday August 31, 2007 @07:54AM 'Flying Saucers' to Go On Sale Soon
Thursday July 26, 2007 @08:13AM $150 Linux Laptop for the Masses
Monday November 27, 2006 @08:59AM 256GB Geometrically Encoded Paper Storage Device
Thursday November 02, 2006 @04:19PM Sony Warns of PS3 Scams
Monday October 23, 2006 @10:57AM ChatterBlocker — Block Distracting Speech at Work
Monday June 05, 2006 @07:45PM Predicting Malware
Tuesday May 23, 2006 @03:24PM Ticketmaster to Start Online Ticket Auction
Wednesday May 10, 2006 @12:36PM Vonage going IPO
Sunday April 30, 2006 @12:08PM Stallman Selling Autographs
Thursday April 06, 2006 @09:15PM When Ads Go Wandering
Friday March 03, 2006 @06:58AM $9 Billion Loophole for Synthetic Fuel