Avoid this “Authorize your Twitter account” phishing scam

Scammers send a well known verified account a “Please authorize this app to become verified” message. Confusion follows.

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Our Pokemon Go blogpost becomes scammer bait

Our Pokemon Go blogpost warning users about online scams became a Pokemon-style lure – for comment section drive-by scammers.

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Pokemon GO: Pokecoins survey scams choose you

Virtual reality is when you wear a helmet and flail your arms around at a computer generated game, hopefully without walking into a wall. Augmented reality is when you overlay computer generated elements onto the real world, using eyeglasses or looking down your phone, hopefully without falling over a fence. Pokemon GO is a mobile game which lets you hunt for Pokemon in the real world, capture them and do battle with your new pets. Augmented reality games which encourage you to walk around doing things have been around for some time, but Pokemon GO is perhaps the first such title to go mainstream. With it, we see some unintended consequences…

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419 scam: pay $180, receive $5,000 a week

A 419 scam wants you to hand over some cash with the promise of $5,000 a week in return…

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419 scam combines lottery win and family foundation

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is – and that’s most definitely the case here with a lottery win / foundation mashup promising untold riches…

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