Pump-and-dump scam spam switches on video
Pump-and-dump stock scammers have begun spiking their spam with high-quality video clips -- the latest move in a long-running scheme that in the past has relied on image files, PDF documents and even robotic audio to dupe consumers, a security company said today.
Symantec Corp. said on Monday that it had snared samples of pump-and-dump spam that linked to a high-definition video stream hyping a uranium exploration firm's stock.
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