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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.

New Gmail feature fights phishing

For a while Google has been protecting users of its popular Gmail service from phishing e-mails by rejecting any message it knows is fake from...

Picking on the job seekers

If picking on the newly unemployed wasn't bad enough, the fine folks who dedicate themselves to deceiving have been sending emails to job hunters...

Beware of tax rebate scams

Just when millions of Americans are busy mentally spending their likely tax rebate check from the government ('hmm... a new flat-screen TV or a...