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Social network Gab says it briefly took itself offline to fix a bitcoin spam problem affecting 'fewer than 20' of its accounts


Social network Gab says it briefly took itself offline to fix a bitcoin spam problem affecting 'fewer than 20' of its accounts


Fake heiress Anna Sorokin told a parole board she is 'really ashamed' and 'sorry' for her theft scheme, report says



Scammers set up fake websites posing as COVID-19 treatments to trick people into sharing personal information, US officials warn


Facebook reportedly told its ad reviewers to ignore fraud and hacked accounts as long as 'Facebook gets paid'


A Twitter user fooled Trump by setting up fake accounts and raising $7,384 for the non-existent ‘Gay Voices for Trump’ organisation



What is a computer worm? Here's how to protect yourself from the replicating malware


What is phishing? Here's what you should know about the virtual scamming technique and how to protect yourself from data theft


How to report a Craigslist scam in 3 different ways to protect yourself and others


Penny stocks are cheap and often see massive gains, but they're also very risky. Here's what you should know before investing.


Scammers are using COVID-19 to squeeze millions out of Australians. Here’s how they’re doing it.


The Twitter hack shows Americans still want billionaires to come to the rescue — and we need to realise they never will



Hackers took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts including those of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian, and Apple and used them to post bitcoin scam links


A Nigerian crime ring siphoned millions of dollars from US unemployment programs amid COVID-19 shutdowns, officials say


Cash App scammers are impersonating Jeffree Star and David Dobrik in order to fake cash giveaways and defraud people


Hundreds of new shady websites are pushing questionable COVID-19 drugs hyped by Trump and Elon Musk



Coronavirus scams cost people $7 million in the first 9 days of April — accounting for more losses than throughout the rest of the pandemic


Thousands of shady websites with 'coronavirus' or 'covid' in their domain have popped up since January — and it reflects how eagerly scammers are trying to cash in on the epidemic


Scammers and grifters are hawking face masks and fake coronavirus vaccines on YouTube, and the platform only took down many of the videos after being confronted


The US government isn't calling about your stimulus check — and if someone does, it's probably a scam