Archive for June, 2010

FarmVille Cheats come with Viruses

FarmVille Cheats come with Viruses

FarmVille is a very popular and addicting game on Facebook. There are many players who are looking to get an edge by searching for FarmVille Cheats on Google and other search engines. The problem with searching for Farmville cheats is what you may get in return. There are sites that are capitalizing on the popular […]

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F-Secure PC Booster Beta

F-Secure PC Booster Beta

At times we tend to forget that our computers are machines and they don’t think for themselves. We need to maintain our computers so we can accomplish tasks much faster and save time and money. F-Secure just released PC Booster Beta. I downloaded this performance software and gave it a test drive. Note: You must […]

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Increase Twitter Followers Scam

Increase Twitter Followers Scam

There’s a website that offers a way to increase followers on Twitter. The site is called increasethefollowers[dot]info, and they provide no information on how they plan on increasing your followers on Twitter. The domain was just registered as indicated by the whois information below. Domain ID:D33525913-LRMS Domain Name:INCREASETHEFOLLOWERS.INFO Created On:27-Jun-2010 04:25:25 UTC Last Updated On:27-Jun-2010 […]

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10 Ways to Spot an Internet Scam

10 Ways to Spot an Internet Scam

Every day, we are bombarded with get rich quick schemes that promise the world, foreigners wanting to give you their money, and free offers. Most of these advertisements are scams designed to lure you in and make the scammers money. Here are some tips for spotting the online scams that may come your way. 1. […]

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New Porn Domain XXX Gets Approval?

New Porn Domain XXX Gets Approval?

Ten years later when it was first proposed the .xxx could get conditional approval by ICANN today. The .xxx domain extension will obviously be used for porn related sites only. The conditions, whatever they are could pose a problem with censorship in the porn industry. Porn trade group the Free Speech Coalition and notable industry […]

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Malicious Google Android Apps Discovered

Malicious Google Android Apps Discovered

I am sure the iPhone world is smirking at this fact. How can Google not know this or even control it before it went into the wild? Are there any security measures in place or moderation? The SMobile report concluded that nearly half of the applications in the Android Market are suspicious, but based that […]

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Why Security Software is Not Full Proof

Why Security Software is Not Full Proof

It’s a known fact that the men in white can’t keep up with the onslaught of attacks by hackers and cyber criminals. If you think you have the tools to defend against the best offensive line for attacks, think again. There are malicious websites and zero-day (or zero-hour or day zero) attacks or threats. A […]

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Bluefire Capital Futures and Options Scam

Bluefire Capital Futures and Options Scam

Bluefire Capital Futures and Options has scammed a lot of money from people who were looking to grow their nest egg. There are no real estimates on how much money BCFO has robbed, but from what I read, it looks to be hundreds of thousands of dollars. This scam looks to be operated by a […]

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WordPress 3.0 Adds Better Security

WordPress 3.0 Adds Better Security

In regard to the current issues with security, WordPress developers put more emphasis on security with the newly released WordPress 3.0. The new welcome screen now has improved security measures to defend against brute force attacks. It now has options for choosing a username and setting your own password. In previous versions of WordPress the […]

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Beware of the UK Nokia Promotion Scam

Beware of the UK Nokia Promotion Scam

UK Nokia Promotion email is a scam and customers should delete this email immediately. You can tell that this email is not from Nokia by looking at the email address. An email from Nokia would look like @nokia.com. An example of the email NOKIA UK PROMOTION 42 Park Avenue, Barbourne, Worcester, United Kingdom. Dear Winner […]

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Beware of Fake Online Casino

Beware of Fake Online Casino

The site is a fake and a fraud. This is one gamble I would not take, not even with play money. The site, goldrushonline.info claims to offer a $777 bonus for signing up. This fake casino website is listed in Blacklist. Trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety of this site is very poor. (More […]

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Beware of DirecTV Scam

Beware of DirecTV Scam

There’s an email going around offering new DirecTV customers 50% off for one year. The email is a scam and it is not associated with DirecTV. The real DirecTV website is offering 50% off for one year for new customers. If you want the real deal, visit www.directv.com. The actual email below Subject: DirecTV NEW […]

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