Heartless 419 scammers prey on Haiti relief donors

While Canadians today the option of using SMS and other social networking tools to deliver financial aid to tens of thousands of victims in the Haiti's worst earthquake ever, cybercrooks have lost no

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Spammers target aspiring mobile eavesdroppers

For cellular busy bodies the offer is simply too good to resist. A downloadable software tool which, once installed on a target cell phone, reports back to the app owner information on all

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

“419 scams” revived on LinkedIn – old phishing bait in new pond

Unsuspecting users of professionals-oriented social networking site LinkedIn are being conned by scam artists into revealing personal financial information, say security experts.Advanced fee fraud – also known as “419 scams” after the relevant

Published on: May 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson