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Dec 20, 2011

Lady Gaga Facebook free iPad scam revealed, online security Sophos warns

Lady Gaga Facebook free iPad scam revealed, online security Sophos warns
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Internet, Lifestyle No comments

A Lady Gaga Facebook scam is reportedly being circulated, allegedly stating that free iPads will be given to her loyal fans away this Christmas season, with the screenshot available below. According to a post by online security Sophos on Monday, December 19, 2011, the Lady Gaga Facebook free iPad scam is currently being spread could […]


Oct 10, 2011

Free iPad 2, iPhones, and black MacBook scam on Facebook, online security Sophos warns

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By in Internet, Lifestyle, Netbook, Smartphone, Tablet, Technology, World No comments

Updated: December 20, 2011 1:26 p.m. Read Lady Gaga Facebook free iPad scam revealed, online security Sophos warns There are now tons of Facebook scam posts pretending to give free iPad 2, iPhones, and black MacBook units, online security Sophos warned the public on Monday, October 10, 2011, with screenshots available below. Alleged Facebook scam, […]


Sep 26, 2011

Facebook gold membership price for $9.99 news is a hoax, online security Sophos warns

Facebook gold membership price for $9.99 news is a hoax, online security Sophos warns
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A spreading news claiming that Facebook will have a gold membership for $9.99 price and that the service will be free if users forward a message before midnight of Sunday, Sept 25 is a complete hoax. As noted by Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos on its official blog that day, a Facebook scam […]


Sep 10, 2011

Nicole’s Baby Kicking video link is latest Facebook scam, online security Sophos warns

Nicole’s Baby Kicking video link is latest Facebook scam, online security Sophos warns
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A link to a video of the so-called ‘Nicole baby kicking‘ is now being dubbed as the latest Facebook scam and online security Sophos is warning the public. According to a post at Sophos.com by Graham Cluley on Friday, September 9, 2011, a number of their readers informed them that Facebook scammers recently launched a […]


Aug 6, 2011

Lady Gaga Facebook scam goes viral, online security expert Sophos warns

Lady Gaga Facebook scam goes viral, online security expert Sophos warns
By in Hollywood, Internet, Technology, World No comments

Updated: December 20, 2011 1:26 p.m. Read Lady Gaga Facebook free iPad scam revealed, online security Sophos warns A Lady Gaga Facebook scam has been going viral recently and apparently saying that “Lady Gaga was found dead in a hotel room”, online security Sophos is now warning the public. As noted by Graham Cluley at […]


Jul 11, 2011

David Beckham Official Website Defaced

David Beckham Official Website Defaced
By in Entertainment, Football, Internet, Sports No comments

The official website of soccer star David Beckham (www.davidbeckham.com) was defaced on Sunday, July 10, 2011 as reported by several international news sites. David Beckham Website Defaced Image Credit: Sophos Naked Security Blog According to Sophos Naked Security Blog, visitors of the website was greeted by a funny picture of a dog attempting to eat […]


Jun 9, 2011

Facebook photo tagging by Facial Recognition draws criticisms, users’ privacy at risk

Facebook photo tagging by Facial Recognition draws criticisms, users’ privacy at risk
By in Internet, Technology, United States, World No comments

Facebook photo tagging through facial recognition is now rolling out globally, but apparently draws criticisms with the users’ privacy noted to be at risk. Facebook photo sharing (Click Image To Enlarge) Screen shot Credit: Facebook.com According to the latest update from Facebook blog on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, face recognition software is being used to […]


May 16, 2011

Facebook Dislike button is a fake, online security expert Sophos warns

Facebook Dislike button
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Facebook Dislike button, which is currently spreading is a fake and is likely to lead unsuspecting users to a scam, according to a warning by online security experts. Alleged Facebook Dislike button (Click Image to Enlarge) Image Credit: nakedsecurity.sophos.com As reported by Sophos‘ senior technology consultant Graham Cluley on Monday, May 16, 2011, a fake […]


Mar 12, 2011

Searches Related to Japan Earthquake May Lead to Malware, Trend Micro Warns

Searches Related to Japan Earthquake May Lead to Malware, Trend Micro Warns
By in Asia, Headlines, Internet, Natural Disasters, Technology No comments

Hours after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, cybercriminals are caught employing black hat SEO techniques to push malware to unsuspecting users in the Internet.   Image Credit: blog.trendmicro.com Researchers from Trend Micro have announced in their Malware Blog that they have seen web searches for the term “most recent earthquake in Japan” led to […]


Mar 3, 2011

11.6 Hours Twitter Scam spreads, infecting 10,000 users to Time on Twitter app

11.6 Hours Twitter Scam spreads, infecting 10,000 users to Time on Twitter app
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A new Twitter scam dubbed as ‘11.6 Hours‘ has been spreading, and was reported to have affected about 10,000 Twitter accounts and leading them to revenue-earning survey, according to a warning by Sophos on Wednesday. Allegedly, a tweet from an unknown source is inviting Twitter users to find out how many hours they have spent […]