Digital bad guys often promise lascivious photos or scandalous news to lure users to malicious sites loaded with spyware, adware, viruses, or phishing attempts.
An attached file is loaded up with malware to take over the victim's computer should he or she open it.
A flaw in iPhone security could allow spoofed SMS text messages, but there are some tricks you can use to detect and avoid them.
MultiMi is an original take on social clients, but in its current form, it's not necessarily better.
Facebook has set up a special email address for users to forward suspicious emails to.
The research may be skewed by the MSN factor, but outbound spam still indicates a security problem, with systems compromised by botnets and or users who were hooked by phishing.
A report from a security firm says the social networking site's popularity makes it a prime target.
More people than ever will be watching and following the Olympics online and with mobile devices--and the cyber criminals know this.
The sites faked 392 brands, and more than 38 percent of the fake websites were related to financial services, according to the report.
Coastie65 is nowhere near Malaysia, but friends are getting email claiming that he's stranded in Kuala Lumpur. He asked the Web Browsing and Email forum for help.