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The Scammer gets scammed

Want to see a scammer get REALLY scammed? http://web.mac.com/dwp/iWeb/Gl2/Scam_Details.html I emailed the author of this site, and he seems like a pretty decent guy. We should all take as proactive of an approach to those who would defraud us!

Identity Theft and the English

Hi all, especially to visitors from the UK! Today we will be tackling the issue of advice, bad advice, and who you should take advice from. Of course, I think you should take my advice, but I leave it up to you.

News for today

Hi all… Interesting Identity theft articles I read today… http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny–identitytheft0118jan18,0,5090177.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork (Looks like law enforcement is finally catching up with a few of the people from ShadowCrew – still have a long ways to go though.)

Check this out! iTunes Phishing

iTunes and AppleStore appears to be the latest attack target! http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2006/01/17/apple_phish/ Mac users are like PC users in that at least 5% of them will suspect the emails are real. Crazy stuff!

Here’s Phishy

Eweek had an interesting “By the Numbers” inset in their most recent publication, pulling numbers from the Anti-Phishing Working Group, which I thought would be worthwhile to share here…