Tag Archives: Fraud

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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Identity Theft Results in $4 Million in Tax Refunds

Cyber Criminals filed for more than $4 million in bogus tax returns. These cyber criminals used the names and Social Security numbers of other people, many of them deceased, according to a 74-count indictment unsealed in Arizona Thursday. This scheme has been ongoing since 2005 and continued through 2008. The thieves, allegedly filing more than […]

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Online Fraud Increasing at an Alarming Rate

Online Fraud Increasing at an Alarming Rate

The amount of money lost from online fraud is staggering and scary at the same time. According to a recent report from ic3.gov, losses from online fraud more than doubled last year, from $265 million in 2008 to nearly $560 million in 2009, according to figures released Friday by the FBI. The figures come from […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams

Many websites and blogs use Adsense and other advertising portals to publish products and services in order to earn money. However, many people are not as reluctant to click on these ads, due to the ongoing Phishing scams that are becoming more popular than ever. What’s Phishing? Phishing refers to an attempt to collect usernames, […]

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NoAdware is Full of Adware

NoAdware is Full of Adware

NoAdware doesn’t do what the name implies, but the total opposite. NoAdware is a misleading application that reports false scan alerts. Once a user downloads and runs a scan, it falsely reports errors on the computer. The program than tries to fool the user in purchasing the full license to remove the false errors. Name: […]

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Fraud Alert – TotalSecurity

Fraud Alert – TotalSecurity

TotalSecurity is not what the name suggests, but rather a fraudulent security software that just steals peoples money. TotalSecurity is a misleading application that reports false scan alerts. Once a user downloads and runs a scan, it falsely reports errors on the computer. The program than tries to fool the user in purchasing the full […]

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Fraud Alert – NortelAntivirus

Fraud Alert – NortelAntivirus

NortelAntivirus is a misleading application that reports false scan alerts. NortelAntivirus is typically first encountered when visiting web sites that try to lure you to download a free version of its software. Once a user downloads and runs a scan, it falsely reports errors on the computer. The program than tries to fool the user […]

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Fraud Alert – LiveAntispy

Fraud Alert – LiveAntispy

Misleading Applications continue to rise and here’s another one you should be aware of. LiveAntispy is a misleading application that reports false scan alerts. LiveAntispy is typically first encountered when visiting web sites that try to lure you to download a free version of its software. Once a user downloads and runs a scan, it […]

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