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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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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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