Snaring the scammers

Monday, 9 May 2005, 4:43 AM EST

One auction customer who'd had enough set out to catch a crook.

Psst! Buddy, have I got a deal for you!" Such was the offer that triggered a personal crusade to find an online auction fraudster.

As a long-time computer journalist and auction buff, Paul Zucker has seen his share of internet scams. But one email from a new eBay "friend" annoyed him so much, Zucker decided to fight back.

By Nicole Manktelow at The Age.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Email scammers stole $215M from businesses in 14 months

Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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

Fri, Jan 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //