Scammers attack 'social' news sites

Tuesday, 21 March 2006, 12:46 AM EST

The rise of so-called 'social' news websites is providing new opportunities to spammers and scam artists seeking to manipulate stock prices.

Social news websites such as Digg.com, Del.ici.ous and Reddit allow users to submit and promote news items. By letting other users vote in favour of a story, items get promoted to the front page, which in turn attracts additional visitors.

At vnunet.

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