Messaging Spam Heads for Your PC
As internet firms are doing all they can to combat junk
e-mail, a new form of virtual irritation is emerging.
Net Virus Posing as Berg video
A virus purporting to show video of Nick Berg alive has been
released on the internet, warn security experts.
Web site promotion scam:
Using hits and visits in online marketing
Online scam artists commonly advertise the number of hits on their web
site to trick people into believing their web site gets a lot of traffic
and makes their company a lot of money. What most people don't realize
is that a web site's popularity is measured by the number of unique
visitors, not the number of hits..
Buy stamps to Send E-mail?
the U.S. Postal Service delivered mail for free, our
mailboxes would surely runneth over with more
credit-card offers, sweepstakes entries, and
Do You Skype?
free and simple software that will enable you to
make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
The Latest on the MyDoom
has professional twis, computer experts blame
Word on Internet Phoning
only a toy for the severely geeky, Internet phone
service is growing, claiming diehard fans with
improved quality and low long-distance rates.
New worm virus
Computer security experts fear a
new worm that began spreading rapidly across Australian e-mail networks
on Sunday could be a rehearsal for a more concerted attack in coming
weeks, Cnet reported on Tuesday.
Here's a new scam. Actually, it is an old
scam, with a new twist.
Authorize.net is one of the foremost credit card processor of online
transactions. To be more exact, they are a gateway - an intermediary system
between the bank, the customer (seller of goods and services over the
internet) and the user - you, the person who takes out his/her credit card
and enter all those little digits that amount to Billions of Dollars or
transactions each year.
A New Twist on the Nigerian
message was received in the past 24 hours and making
it's rounds around the world. Unlike the emails of
the past, this one claims that the holder of the
Million Dollar bank account was killed in the 9/11
attack of the World Trade Centre and your help is
Beware Spyware -
It's Watching You!
Viruses have been around so long that most of us
have figured out how to stay safe. But there's
another -- potentially more dangerous -- threat that
may have already secretly infiltrated your system.
It's called spyware, and it has reached epidemic
proportions. According to respected research firm
GartnerG2, more than 20 million PCs in the US are
infected – and that number seems low to me.
Spyware: Keeping Yourself Safe
detection and removal software is just one of many
things you must do as a web surfer to keep yourself
safe from prying eyes and malicious hackers. Here
are eight recommend ways to keep yourself safe.