Flushed with success from successfully closing a 'scareware' case on Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission has succeeded in getting six more such outfits closed down.
A plausible phishing scam is making the rounds, aimed at Apple customers, particularly those who have just received a gadget for Christmas.
Online shoppers are being warned to beware of a phishing scam which exploits this week's shopping frenzy by sending an email purporting to come from UPS.
Scammers are exploiting Black Friday shopping enthusiasm with fake iTunes electronic gift certificates.
The federal government has shut down 85 websites it says were preying on vulnerable homeowners by offering dodgy mortgage deals through ads on Google.
With the internet lighting up to express sadness at the death of Steve Jobs, security experts are warning of scammers attempting to take advantage.
Scammers are exploiting the excitement over today's iPhone 5 launch to spread malware via a fake email.
An astonishing one in seven computer users may have received phone calls from scammers posing as support engineers, Microsoft is warning.
Yesterday, the Internet was all a-twitter about some wacky woman who claimed to show her love for Facebook by tattooing no less than 152 so-called "friends" on her arm.
It's probably something we've all wished for at one time or another. It's all very well being allowed to express our approval of a Facebook post, but sometimes you just want to be, well, a bit more negative.
A fake university created to scam Asian students out of fees found a novel way of making itself look legitimate - it stole another college's website.
A Romanian man has admitted taking part in a scam that netted $2.7 million from online purchasers on auction sites such as eBay, Craigslist and AutoTrader.
It's designed to appeal to both the vain and the paranoid, which is presumably why a new piece of Facebook malware is spreading so fast.
Yet another click-jacking scam has been spreading across Facebook, leading unsuspecting users to sign up - and pay for - a $5 per weekphone service.
No, this article isn't accusing Microsoft Windows of being a scam. *Cough*
Three men have been charged over a $100 million scam involving fake anti-virus software.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted four individuals who allegedly made more than $25 million by fraudulently acquiring and reselling over 1.5 million entertainment tickets.
Facebook and Twitter scams are sweeping the net, offering users the chance to beta test an Apple iPad.
It's always pleasant to get a sexy message from your heart-throb, and Twitter followers of British energy minister Ed Milliband had a nice surprise this morning.
Spare a thought for all those poor, lonely sheep farmers in Australia, who are apparently falling for online dating scams like never before.