Scams

09.12.13
Microsoft will pay foolish people $200 to ditch their iPad, but you should know better
09.12.13

Microsoft will pay foolish people $200 to ditch their iPad, but you should know better

When a device has cornered a market as well as Apple's iPad line has, the competition will do a lo...

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08.30.13
Behind the scenes as a [REDACTED] Game Master
08.30.13

Behind the scenes as a [REDACTED] Game Master

Once upon a time, I worked as a game master for a very popular MMORPG. My duties were relatively si...

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04.22.13
Officers' Quarters: Defeating the needies
04.22.13

Officers' Quarters: Defeating the needies

Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of gu...

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12.12.12
Fake installer malware makes its way to Mac
12.12.12

Fake installer malware makes its way to Mac

If you download a Mac app and its installer asks you for your phone number, you're likely looki...

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10.19.12
FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago
10.19.12

FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago

Robocalling is considered a plague in the modern phone world, especially during an election year -...

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10.06.12
McAfee shows how major Android scamware ticks, prevents us from learning first-hand
10.06.12

McAfee shows how major Android scamware ticks, prevents us from learning first-hand

Most Android malware lives in the margins, away from Google Play and the more reliable app shops....

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08.26.12
EVE Evolved: Making your first billion ISK
08.26.12

EVE Evolved: Making your first billion ISK

A lot of the people I introduce to EVE Online ask about the possibility of playing for free by bu...

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03.04.12
EVE Evolved: Five scams to avoid
03.04.12

EVE Evolved: Five scams to avoid

Anyone who's familiar with EVE Online will have heard stories of the game's criminal underworld,...

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01.28.12
Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews
01.28.12

Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews

In a world where word of mouth and the judgment of the hive mind is worth more than any ad or the r...

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