Slashdot Items Tagged "scam"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:57AM One of Australia's Richest Men Lost $1 Million To Email Scam
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @02:21PM Tech Support Scammers Invade Spotify Forums To Rank in Search Engines
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:44PM Feds Shut Down Allegedly Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Offering
Friday November 10, 2017 @10:17AM Security Firm Creates Chatbot To Respond To Scam Emails On Your Behalf
Thursday August 31, 2017 @03:43PM A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:08PM Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam
Monday July 03, 2017 @03:48PM China Suspects Its 'Car-Eating,' Traffic-Straddling Bus Is a Total Scam
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Friday June 23, 2017 @12:43PM Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop $120 'Bio-Frequency Healing' Sticker Packs Get Shot Down by NASA
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:23PM FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine On Florida Robocall Scammer
Monday June 12, 2017 @05:16PM Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @06:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @03:31PM Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam
Sunday April 16, 2017 @01:02AM Researchers Find 25,000 Domains Used In Tech Support Scams
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @02:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:31AM Questions Linger After ISP Blocks TeamViewer Over Fraud Fears
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @03:22PM Programmer Develops Phone Bot To Target Windows Support Scammers
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:56PM Sensitive Data Stored On Accounts Accessible Via Search Queries
Friday November 18, 2016 @12:15AM New Chrome Extension Automatically Negotiates With Comcast For Rate Discounts
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @09:56AM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Friday September 09, 2016 @11:53AM Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty in US Diesel Emissions Probe
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @06:36PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses 40 Million Euros In Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:22PM Half Of People Click Anything Sent To Them
Monday August 01, 2016 @12:13PM Reported Top Nigerian Email Scammer Arrested
Saturday July 23, 2016 @04:05AM Tinder Scam Promises Account Verification, But Actually Sells Porn
Thursday July 14, 2016 @03:49PM CleanSpace CO Sensor Runs On Freevolt RF Harvesting
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @12:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:05PM Indie Dev TinyBuild Lost $450K To Fraudulent Sales Facilitated By G2A
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Monday May 02, 2016 @07:03AM The Future of Shopping: Trapping You in a Club You Didn't Know You Joined
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @11:12AM Popular Dark Web Market Disappears, Users Migrate In Panic
Thursday April 07, 2016 @12:18PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Thursday March 31, 2016 @01:04AM Chinese Scammers Take Mattel To the Bank, Phishing Them For $3 Million
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @02:51PM US Federal Court: This Year's Scams More Aggressive and Sophisticated Than Years Past
Saturday March 26, 2016 @12:01PM Six Charged For Hacking Lottery Terminals To Spew Only Winning Tickets
Friday March 18, 2016 @12:59AM Dozens of Russian Banks Phished By Crooks Pretending To Be FinCERT
Monday March 14, 2016 @06:50PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
Monday March 07, 2016 @10:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:33AM Allegations of Data Manipulation At Theranos
Thursday December 03, 2015 @08:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:54PM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @07:56AM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:52AM UK Labour Party's Support For Homeopathy Grows
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:23AM Ashley Madison Source Code Shows Evidence They Created Bots To Message Men
Thursday August 20, 2015 @11:39AM Regionally Encoded Toner Cartridges 'to Serve Customers Better'
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:38PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @09:19AM Appeals Judge Calls Prenda an "Ingenious Crooked Extortionate Operation"
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:01AM Verizon Tells Customer He Needs 75Mbps For Smoother Netflix Video
Sunday April 19, 2015 @11:47PM Facebook Working To Weed Out Fake Likes
Friday February 20, 2015 @04:11AM Sony Offers a "Premium Sound" SD Card For a Premium Price
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @10:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @01:01AM $10K Ethernet Cable Claims Audio Fidelity, If You're Stupid Enough To Buy It
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:23PM The Strange Story of the First Quantum Art Exhibition In Space
Friday December 19, 2014 @11:00PM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:18AM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:06AM Profanity-Laced Academic Paper Exposes Scam Journal
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @11:24AM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @07:53AM $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @12:39PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @10:53AM Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Vanishes, Taking £2.5m of Coins With It
Thursday May 23, 2013 @10:05AM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:09AM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @11:08AM FTC Awards $50k In Prizes To Cut Off Exasperating Robocalls
Sunday March 10, 2013 @11:40PM Ohio Judge Rules Speed Cameras Are a Scam
Sunday October 21, 2012 @02:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Saturday October 20, 2012 @03:48PM Visa and MasterCard Take Fight To Scammers
Thursday October 04, 2012 @02:19PM Recording of Recently Shut-Down Telemarketers In Action
Monday July 23, 2012 @06:56AM Australians Receive SMS Death Threats
Monday April 23, 2012 @11:18AM US Charges English Twins Over $1.2m 'Stock Robot' Fraud
Saturday October 29, 2011 @03:40PM 1 MW Cold Fusion Plant Supposedly To Come Online
Saturday September 24, 2011 @04:37PM Steam Translation Community Slaving Away
Monday August 15, 2011 @03:45AM 8 Grams of Thorium Could Replace Gasoline In Cars
Friday May 27, 2011 @05:55PM ATM Repairman Accused of Taking (and Faking) Cash
Saturday January 15, 2011 @11:24AM Stars Remain In Their Usual Places; People Panic
Monday November 15, 2010 @01:41PM Web-Users Fall For Fake Anti-Virus Scams
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @08:01PM Man Loses Millions In Bizarre Virus-Protection Scam
Saturday October 30, 2010 @11:55AM Hands-On Test With the Dirt-Cheap CherryPad Tablet
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @08:13AM Criminals Steal House Thanks To Hacked Email
Thursday August 19, 2010 @03:36PM Calling Shenanigans On Super SATA's Claimed Audio Qualities
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @11:26AM The Unstoppable 'Tech Support' Scam
Wednesday June 16, 2010 @07:22AM 420,000 Scam E-mails Sent Every Hour In UK Alone
Sunday June 13, 2010 @10:19AM Australian Buyers Say They Were Told "No iPad Without Accessories"
Saturday May 08, 2010 @03:00PM Is the 4th Yellow Pixel of Sharp Quattron Hype?
Thursday April 15, 2010 @01:11AM Girl Claims Price Scanner Gave Her Tourette's Syndrome
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:44PM Print-On-Demand Publisher VDM Infects Amazon
Sunday March 21, 2010 @06:14AM US Law Firms Targeted By Cyberscams
Sunday March 14, 2010 @12:06PM Settles Lawsuit Over Phony Friends
Friday February 05, 2010 @01:35PM GameStop, Other Retailers Subpoenaed Over Credit Card Information Sharing
Tuesday January 05, 2010 @08:35AM Best Buy $39.95 "Optimization" At Best a Waste of Money
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @06:43PM FTC, Google Go After Scammers
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @11:17AM Dev Booted From App Store For Inflated Reviews
Saturday November 28, 2009 @04:38PM Calling Video Professor a Scam
Wednesday November 25, 2009 @10:27AM Bing Cashback Can Cost You Money
Friday October 23, 2009 @04:18PM Nigerian "Scam Police" Shut Down 800 Web Sites
Friday September 18, 2009 @09:07AM Microsoft Files Suits Against "Malvertisers"
Tuesday October 21, 2008 @01:41PM Company Announces $30,000 Prize For Solving iPhone Game
Sunday October 12, 2008 @07:29PM Huge Credit Fraud Ring Sends Europeans' Data To Pakistan
Saturday September 27, 2008 @11:24PM Simple Device Claimed To Boost Fuel Efficiency By Up To 20%
Friday August 31, 2007 @06:54AM 'Flying Saucers' to Go On Sale Soon
Thursday July 26, 2007 @07:13AM $150 Linux Laptop for the Masses
Monday November 27, 2006 @07:59AM 256GB Geometrically Encoded Paper Storage Device
Thursday November 02, 2006 @03:19PM Sony Warns of PS3 Scams
Monday October 23, 2006 @09:57AM ChatterBlocker — Block Distracting Speech at Work
Monday June 05, 2006 @06:45PM Predicting Malware
Tuesday May 23, 2006 @02:24PM Ticketmaster to Start Online Ticket Auction
Wednesday May 10, 2006 @11:36AM Vonage going IPO
Sunday April 30, 2006 @11:08AM Stallman Selling Autographs
Thursday April 06, 2006 @08:15PM When Ads Go Wandering
Friday March 03, 2006 @05:58AM $9 Billion Loophole for Synthetic Fuel