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New Phishing Scam Targets E-ZPass Users, Toll Road Users

Many news outlets are reporting a new email phishing scam that specifically targets toll road users, though it seems a lot like the same scam I reported on last summer. Toll road users across the country are getting bogus email notices of unpaid tolls (tap or click on image below to view an enlarged version […]

A New Kind of Fake App Review

Legitimate App Reviews Are VERY Hard To Get, But That Doesn’t Make This Sort of Thing OK As my regular readers know, in addition to being a tech blogger I’m also an Android app developer. I know from firsthand experience how difficult it is to get legitimate reviews, and I’m solicited on a weekly basis […]

Beezid, Quibids, Etc.: Penny Auction Sites Aren’t What They Seem

Penny Auction Sites Aren’t Technically A Scam, But… …they’re not what you’d expect based on their ads, either. These sites are called ‘penny auction’ sites because the prices for items on the auction block go up one cent at a time: each bidder is raising the price of the item by one cent.   1. […]

Now You Can Send Money On Facebook; Here’s Why That’s A Very Bad Idea

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Billing Shenanigans: Extortion Isn’t A Bug, It’s A Feature

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