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Do they really think we’re that stupid?

Got this email today. It’s obviously a scam targeting the greediest of all greedy ginks. Does “Cheryl” really think we’d believe that she can double our money if we sent her $30? That e-Bullion has a flaw in the system that will let you “rob”

What is DDoS — Distributed Denial of Service attack?

The aim of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is to paralyse online systems. Using a ‘trojan,’ the attacker is able to recruit unprotected hosts and build a network of compromised machines – often referred to as ‘zombies’ or ‘botnets’ – which can then

Beware of the fake e-Gold website!

Pinoy Money Talk (PMT) chanced upon a site that takes the look of the original e-Gold site in an attempt to deceive users, with the intention of hacking accounts and stealing personal information. The fake site can be found at, as opposed to the