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.
After a four-year slog, the Federal Trade Commission has succeeded in extracting $1.63 million from a 'scareware' marketer, finally closing its first such case.
Who's sick and tired of Twilight? Actually, the question should be who isn't sick and tired of the Twilight series.
Let's hope there's no reboot, or a new series of books based on the characters when the frachise finally finishes up.
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has issued a warning about scammers who claim that a user's PC is associated with child porn, and demand money to fix the problem.
Digital denizens have apparently kicked off a campaign to spread malware and scareware via automated, unsolicited Skype calls.
The Department of Justice and the FBI say they've nabbed two scareware gangs believed to have netted more than $74 million.
Somewhat belatedly, perhaps, Apple has admitted that its OS X operating system is being targeted by the MacDefender fake security software, and is taking steps to combat it.