Posts tagged with ‘CNN’

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]

FTC Take Action: Is This The End of The Fake News Site?

January 26, 2012

FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products Above is the FTC’s own headline from a news release yesterday.  The story is that they’ve hammered six operators of fake news sites into making settlements that surrender their assets.  They’ve also halted the six operations […]

Windows Defrag to News 9 Today Browser Scam

January 2, 2011

Free Windows Defragmenter Search Take this for a scam and a half way of fixing the Google search results! Today I was looking for an old defrag program, but couldn’t remember the name – so I went to Google.  That’s the screenshot on the right. The second result looked promising.  After all, the text says, […]

Dodgy Robert Allen on Facebook

December 21, 2010

Who Is Robert Allen? For an answer to this, see these posts and follow up comments: Robert G Allen, Grants, and a Credit Card Slimeball eBay Success System – Blatant Lie What? No Google! Use Robert Allen Instead! These posts are all related either by Robert Allen and/or the email and websites that advertise products […]

The Crawling Chaos of EffectiveCleanse

December 6, 2009

Introduction Google Alerts are a neat way to keep track of stuff that interests you.  I use it to follow web appearances of the band from my earlier life called Crawling Chaos. Quite often, it’ll pull up web references to pilfering of our copyright material, but that’s the way of the world now. Anyway, here’s […]