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11.30.14
Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers
11.30.14

Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers

Were you planning to purchase a game on Steam and then trade said game for another this holiday sea...

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11.20.14
FTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims
11.20.14

FTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims

You've heard it happen one time or another: a senior who's not very tech-savvy clicked a dubious l...

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11.08.14
​Google says the best phishing scams have a 45-percent success rate
11.08.14

​Google says the best phishing scams have a 45-percent success rate

Conceptually, phishing scams sound easy to see through: a fake webpage with the wrong URL that doe...

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10.21.14
PSA: There is no beta for GTA5 on PC, PS4, Xbox One
10.21.14

PSA: There is no beta for GTA5 on PC, PS4, Xbox One

Heads up: if someone claiming to represent Rockstar offers you beta access to the upcoming PC, Play...

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09.30.14
Is this wrist-worn smartphone on Indiegogo a hoax or a fever dream?
09.30.14

Is this wrist-worn smartphone on Indiegogo a hoax or a fever dream?

One downside of Indiegogo's lax attitude to projects is that there's no requirement for a prototyp...

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09.19.14
Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page
09.19.14

Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page

Thinking about picking up a used iPhone on eBay? Shop carefully, friends: it's apparently phishing...

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08.12.14
Google now rejects scam email that tricks you using non-Latin characters
08.12.14

Google now rejects scam email that tricks you using non-Latin characters

Google did a favor for Gmail users worldwide when it added support for non-Latin characters in ema...

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08.02.14
FTC busts up $275 million credit card scam, sues the folks behind it
08.02.14

FTC busts up $275 million credit card scam, sues the folks behind it

The folks down at the Federal Trade Commission are busy helping all of us these days, whether they...

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07.14.14
League of Legends retires skin codes to fight scam artists
07.14.14

League of Legends retires skin codes to fight scam artists

Riot Games is retiring skin codes released prior to April 2014 in an effort to curb third-party re-...

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