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.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Whitepaper: Zero Trust approach to network security

Posted on 20 November 2014.  |  Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Nov 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //