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Texting Scam Targets Jobless

A texting scam aimed at the unemployed tells them to call a telephone number for assistance with unemployment paperwork. When consumers call, they're...

20 passwords to never use on Facebook

With all of the concern swirling around Facebook and privacy, many users don't take one of the most crucial steps for social networking safely and...

Haiti Earthquake Brings Charity Scams Out of the Woodwork

Within hours of last week's earthquake in Haiti, charities were scrambling to respond to the catastrophe. So too were cyber-criminals, who were looking to exploit unwitting Internet users seeking to donate to the relief effort. It has gotten so bad, the FBI and others have issued warnings to the public.