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AI’s latest application: wasting email scammers’ time
A role reversal we can all get behind.
IRS warns that tax-related phishing scams are on the rise
The number of scams quadrupled between the last two tax seasons.
Pros weigh in on phishing the White House
Who needs backdoors when you can use the front?
MetroPCS customers can use T-Mobile's scam-fighting tools
They identify suspected predatory calls and, optionally, block them outright.
China's 'elevated' bus was a scam after all
Chinese police launched an investigation into the funding platform behind the wheeled tram.
Airbnb is buying a scam-fighting background check technology
The technology works by analyzing data from public sources, such as social media.
FTC cracks down on internet tech support scams
The agency is punishing fraudsters that rely on pop-ups to scare you.
Facebook limits News Feed links to scammy ad-filled sites
New AI systems will identify and deprioritize any suspect content.