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Don't Take the Bait on Phishing Scams

MarketWatch 's tips for avoiding the lure of fraud e-mails

(Newser) - We've all learned to avoid the obvious e-mail scams—but sometimes it's just hard to tell.  MarketWatch gives you some tips from separating the chaff from the wheat:
  1. Know what a phishing scam is: an attempt to con you into supplying ID info, account numbers, names, passwords and so
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FTC Cracks Down on Diet Spammers

Uses new law to target companies behind junk emails

(Newser) - The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on spammers hawking weight loss and anti-aging products via 175K junk messages, Information Week reports, as the FTC chair announced the filing of civil complaints in Australia, Canada, and the United States. It's the first action brought by the agency under the Safe... More »

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