Tag Archives: scammers

There are definately a lot of fake Facebook profiles out there. Numbers released from Facebook themself suggests that 83 million facebook accounts are fake – that’s more than the total number of people living in France and the Netherlands combined! An …

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Sigh, we are at it again! Yes, just a few weeks before the Olympic Games in London spammers have amplified their efforts to lure your money away or even feed your beloved computer with malware. Olympic Games 2012 spam is …

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After our ventures into revealing the Whirl Wind Software fake software scam and the Google Earth scam we now turn our attention to another annoyance –  fake job spam. Yesterday SPAMfighter blocked 1.829.860 spam mails with the subject field “Administrative Sales Support – Virtual Office”.  Similar subject lines …

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Lately, we have witnessed a large outbreak of pirated software spam from a company called “Whirl Wind Software”. In fact, SPAMfighter has stopped approximately four million related spam mails in the past few days. We’re not completely sure why we’re …

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Nigerian email scams are amongst the oldest tricks in the book. You have likely received emails from strange characters offering you US $50 million in return for assistance with a bank transfer or helping with safe passage of a dictator’s …

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