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Slashdot Items Tagged "scam"

Date / TimeStory
Friday December 19, 2014 @11:00PM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:18AM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:06AM Profanity-Laced Academic Paper Exposes Scam Journal
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @11:24AM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @07:53AM $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @12:39PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @10:53AM Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Vanishes, Taking £2.5m of Coins With It
Thursday May 23, 2013 @10:05AM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:09AM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @11:08AM FTC Awards $50k In Prizes To Cut Off Exasperating Robocalls
Sunday March 10, 2013 @11:40PM Ohio Judge Rules Speed Cameras Are a Scam
Sunday October 21, 2012 @02:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Saturday October 20, 2012 @03:48PM Visa and MasterCard Take Fight To Scammers
Thursday October 04, 2012 @02:19PM Recording of Recently Shut-Down Telemarketers In Action
Monday July 23, 2012 @06:56AM Australians Receive SMS Death Threats
Monday April 23, 2012 @11:18AM US Charges English Twins Over $1.2m 'Stock Robot' Fraud
Saturday October 29, 2011 @03:40PM 1 MW Cold Fusion Plant Supposedly To Come Online
Saturday September 24, 2011 @04:37PM Steam Translation Community Slaving Away
Monday August 15, 2011 @03:45AM 8 Grams of Thorium Could Replace Gasoline In Cars
Friday May 27, 2011 @05:55PM ATM Repairman Accused of Taking (and Faking) Cash
Saturday January 15, 2011 @11:24AM Stars Remain In Their Usual Places; People Panic
Monday November 15, 2010 @01:41PM Web-Users Fall For Fake Anti-Virus Scams
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @08:01PM Man Loses Millions In Bizarre Virus-Protection Scam
Saturday October 30, 2010 @11:55AM Hands-On Test With the Dirt-Cheap CherryPad Tablet
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @08:13AM Criminals Steal House Thanks To Hacked Email
Thursday August 19, 2010 @03:36PM Calling Shenanigans On Super SATA's Claimed Audio Qualities
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @11:26AM The Unstoppable 'Tech Support' Scam
Wednesday June 16, 2010 @07:22AM 420,000 Scam E-mails Sent Every Hour In UK Alone
Sunday June 13, 2010 @10:19AM Australian Buyers Say They Were Told "No iPad Without Accessories"
Saturday May 08, 2010 @03:00PM Is the 4th Yellow Pixel of Sharp Quattron Hype?
Thursday April 15, 2010 @01:11AM Girl Claims Price Scanner Gave Her Tourette's Syndrome
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:44PM Print-On-Demand Publisher VDM Infects Amazon
Sunday March 21, 2010 @06:14AM US Law Firms Targeted By Cyberscams
Sunday March 14, 2010 @12:06PM Classmates.com Settles Lawsuit Over Phony Friends
Friday February 05, 2010 @01:35PM GameStop, Other Retailers Subpoenaed Over Credit Card Information Sharing
Tuesday January 05, 2010 @08:35AM Best Buy $39.95 "Optimization" At Best a Waste of Money
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @06:43PM FTC, Google Go After Scammers
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @11:17AM Dev Booted From App Store For Inflated Reviews
Saturday November 28, 2009 @04:38PM Calling Video Professor a Scam
Wednesday November 25, 2009 @10:27AM Bing Cashback Can Cost You Money
Friday October 23, 2009 @04:18PM Nigerian "Scam Police" Shut Down 800 Web Sites
Friday September 18, 2009 @09:07AM Microsoft Files Suits Against "Malvertisers"
Tuesday October 21, 2008 @01:41PM Company Announces $30,000 Prize For Solving iPhone Game
Sunday October 12, 2008 @07:29PM Huge Credit Fraud Ring Sends Europeans' Data To Pakistan
Saturday September 27, 2008 @11:24PM Simple Device Claimed To Boost Fuel Efficiency By Up To 20%
Wednesday January 02, 2008 @04:08AM LANCOR v. OLPC Case Continues In Nigerian Court
Friday August 31, 2007 @06:54AM 'Flying Saucers' to Go On Sale Soon
Thursday July 26, 2007 @07:13AM $150 Linux Laptop for the Masses
Monday November 27, 2006 @07:59AM 256GB Geometrically Encoded Paper Storage Device
Thursday November 02, 2006 @03:19PM Sony Warns of PS3 Scams
Monday October 23, 2006 @09:57AM ChatterBlocker — Block Distracting Speech at Work
Monday June 05, 2006 @06:45PM Predicting Malware
Tuesday May 23, 2006 @02:24PM Ticketmaster to Start Online Ticket Auction
Wednesday May 10, 2006 @11:36AM Vonage going IPO
Sunday April 30, 2006 @11:08AM Stallman Selling Autographs
Thursday April 06, 2006 @08:15PM When Ads Go Wandering
Friday March 03, 2006 @05:58AM $9 Billion Loophole for Synthetic Fuel

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