My email address, business logo and picture have been hijacked. I have been getting emails from my own email address with my business logo attached offering me a job. Most recently I recieved an email from a meetup group with my email address from a group that I am not a part of. WHen i contacted the Outlook team they told me to change my password (I had changed it 8 times)so they told methat there is nothing they can do and to contact Microsoft. When I did, the tech support person told me that it is impossible for me …

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The latest VIPRE Report from [GFI Labs](http://www.gfi.com) suggests that 2013 started off as a bad year for social network-based cybercrime attacks. The report, which analysed the ten most prevalent threats detected during the month of January, identified phishing messages on both Twitter and Facebook as well as malicious spam messages disguised as event invites on LinkedIn. The report identified a substantial upturn in social networking-related phishing, with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn all being targeted with a variety of new creative attacks, a situation not helped by the announcement from Twitter that it had been hacked, resulting in over 250,000 user …

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I have some 'interesting' medical problems - someone told me to try homeopathy, that would cure me. Homeopathy is one of the worst scams with the most bizarre process I have ever run across (even more ridiculous than scientology): take a healthy adult and give them increasing doses of a substance (any substance) until they get sick. The symptoms they develop is what the substance will cure when diluted ten to one 10 times (a dilution of 1 to 10,000,000,000) - this is the equivalent of pouring a tablespoon of something into the Mediterranean and coming back the next day …

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On the face of it it's excellent news that Microsoft and the Washington State Attorney General are fighting against web scams. The sort of scam they're looking at is pretty clever if you're an inexperienced user. You're surfing a website or three - never mind what sort, we're not here to judge - and suddenly a popup box claims your computer is in danger, it's being scanned, you're open to all sorts of abuse, it's the end of the universe and we're going to die. You need some company's wonderful portscanblocker or spywaredetector and you can get it from pleaseopenyourpocketbooktous.com …

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The End.