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    Turkish govt. agency caught faking Google webpages

    Turkish govt. agency caught faking Google webpages An agency of the Turkish government deployed a deceptive version of some Google web pages, possibly to monitor activity by its employees
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    SMS scams on the rise

    Beware of smishing SMS text messages are a growing outlet for scam artists
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    SIM swap fraud on the rise - warning from Vodacom

    SIM swap fraud on the rise - warning from Vodacom Vodacom is warning customers against scammers posing as company representatives
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    Shopping website scams – how to spot them

    Shopping website scams – how to spot them Landmark Computers owner Andy van der Nest sheds some light on how to identify scam online retail sites
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    Cell C clarifies data fraud issue

    Cell C clarifies data fraud issue Broadband accounts not being skimmed, Cell C says
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    Warning: fraud occurring on Cell C data packages

    Warning: fraud occurring on Cell C data packages Cell C’s data users have been the victims of fraud, with the mobile giant admitting that it had to suspend affected data customers’ accounts to prevent further bandwidth being stolen. Update Article clarifying the situation with statement from...
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    ABSA Phishing Scam - Scariest I've seen

    ABSA Phishing Scam I received this phishing email which is the most legit phishing email I've ever see. Looks so real. All the links are legit, except for the attachment which opens a malicious website, but the average user wouldn't easily pick that up. They'd click on the attachment thinking...
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    Beware being scammed with the iPad 3

    Beware being scammed with the iPad 3 Follow these basic guidelines to avoid getting scammed when buying an iPad 3
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    TELKOM 4/10 MBPS - SCAM?

    I recently upgraded (or at least asked to be upgraded) from Telkom 384Kbps ADSL to their 4/10Mbps service. At first I was left without any connectivity for 2 days (and all the frustrating calls that goes with it). On day 3 I was told that my service could not sync at 4Mbps and it was...
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    Is this a Scam? I Think so

    Hi all This Morning I received a sms stated Congratulations! Your cellphone number won Rxx.xx in the * NOKIA* Yearly Special Promo. With Ref/No. XXXX Call 0836968582 for your cash prize. This sms was sent from 0729074209 am i Correct?
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    Strange Call Pretending to be Microsoft Support Agent

    Today I got this strange phone call. The person said they where phoning on behalf of Microsoft. The person had an Indian accent. This person carried on to say that they have had an increase in complaints about Microsoft Windows 7( I thought this was BS from the get go). Then she said that this...
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    Phishing - Beware of Twitter spoof domain linked to WASPA affiliate

    There is a WASPA affiliated site attempting to spoof Twitter and solicit your email addy and telephone number. The domain that redirects you is basically a mis-spell of twitter.com twiter.com (one t) You are redirected to a survey page looking very much like twitter.com and then asked for...
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    Email scam ... ?

    Just got this at work from contact2@apceo.com Wang is Rulin' lol
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    Scam Alert: 20 Gigs Free from TelkomSA!

    Got this badly worded mail earlier today: TELKOMSA 2011 FREE 20GIG Dear Customer, Due to our currently updated systems, we are given you free 20Gig in your adsl account you click on the below website; http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1059304-g0hCFEZc3e (Login Example)...
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    FNB Online account update?

    I just received this e-mail from no-reply@service-update.co.za : "Dear FNB Client Your online banking account has to be updated as we impose measures to ensure your safety while banking online. Upgrade your Access Now (http://www.wigogo.com/f/upgrade/e-b/s-e/e-b/rsa/rand.info.htm)...
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    Warning: PSN related phishing e-mails appear

    Warning: PSN related phishing e-mails appear Reports are coming in that PSN scam e-mails are beginning to appear
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    Beware of Facebook survey scammers sending bogus event requests

    Beware of Facebook survey scammers sending bogus event requests Facebook scammers invite millions to bogus event
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    Call Scam

    Today, I received a call from WorldNet saying that I have won a car in the sms competition I have entered. I have never entered the competition and this is the second time in 3 months, they are calling me.
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    DStv/MultiChoice issues email scam warning

    DStv/MultiChoice issues email scam warning MultiChoice warns subscribers about an email which asks them to share their identity and credit card numbers
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    Scamming malware prolific in January 2011

    Scamming malware prolific in January 2011 Scammers, free loaders and multifunctional worms were the name of the Malware game in January 2011 according to Kaspersky Lab
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