Tag Archives: scams

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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The Osama spam continues, this time with a Google Earth theme to see Osama’s mansion, but with the added surprise: this time you’ll be asked to pay for the usually free Google Earth. It’s a scam – don’t pay for it, you can always download Google Earth for free, direct from Google.

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There has always been lottery spam, but it seems that the spammers are keeping hard it, because people are falling for outrageous claims; remember the basic rule: if it sounds too good to be true, it is.

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Phishing scammers exploit New Zealand Earthquake to try to get your payment details

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Oscar season has seen an increase in the bogus malware scan usage, to get you to both part with your credit card details AND to get more malware onto your system. Movie lovers beware.

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