Phishing & Scams

  • How to Remove Security Tools Rogue Program

    Security Tools is a rogue program which is affecting many Windows users. Find out how to remove the Security Tools virus if your anti-virus or anti-malware protection has failed to detect or prevent this rogue program.
    By Donna Buenaventura June 1, 2011 

  • Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Removal Guide

    Are you infected with a fake Microsoft Antivirus program? Do you see a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert added by a Trojan? Find out how to remove the fake MSE alert, the rogue software and the Trojan using automatic and manual removal...
    By Donna Buenaventura May 26, 2011 

  • Beware of Scammers Phishing MySpace

    Phishing e-mails and websites often attack popular services such as social networking sites or search engines. A phishing MySpace may include malicious links and malware that can steal a person's identity. Check out this article on what a fake MySpace...
    By Donna Buenaventura May 25, 2011 


  • Phishing Versus Spoofing

    Many people have heard the terms 'Phishing' and 'Spoofing' being thrown around, whether it be on the news, or from their friends, but what do the two terms really mean? A common misconception is that they're one and the same. Find...
    By Robert Faustus May 25, 2011 

  • A Brief History of Phishing

    Phishing has been in the news a lot over the last few years. A scourge of many internet users, phishing scams have swindled thousands. But the scams have an interesting and varied history, stretching back for many years.
    By Daniel Robson May 24, 2011 

  • Social Engineering: Pretexting

    Ever watch a movie where a villain lies through their teeth and uses the Internet to fool the hero into thinking that they're on the same team? If you think pretexting is only for cheesy action flicks then think again...
    By Robert Faustus May 24, 2011 


  • Phishing Attacks and Phishing Techniques

    Phishing is a huge problem in today's world. Every year, the number of cases rises and millions of dollars worth of damage is caused, throughout the world. Phishing is the one of the most common tactics used by hackers and social engineers, learn...
    By Robert Faustus May 23, 2011 

  • Facebook Phishing - The Tactics

    Phishing on Facebook is not simply just asking for your Facebook user ID and password, there are more malicious objectives in mind for phishing attacks. Understand the tactics involved with Facebook phishing and why Facebook is such a lucrative target...
    By Robert Faustus May 22, 2011 

  • Examining Cases on the Internet: Freedom of Speech

    Freedom of Speech is a crucial right for any free society. Unfortunately, the Internet tends to raise some interesting questions and objections when it comes to laws and rights. We'll take a look at the way that Freedom of Speech has developed through...
    By Aaron R. May 20, 2011 

  • Is RegCure Safe?

    The trial version of RegCure offers free scanning of registry problem in Windows. Hundreds of people have reported issues with their RegCure download and I'm curious what the real issue is for this registry cleaning program.
    By Donna Buenaventura May 18, 2011 
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