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Lottery Winning Scam – Phishing Again

The anglers are at it again, phishing for your personal details. I got two emails this morning, both titled \”Royal win!\” to two different addresses. Aren\’t I lucky to win two 1st category prizes. Especially when I didn\’t enter! PDF\’s are attached that ask for personally identifiable information, such as Passport, Drivers License or other ID. Together …

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What\’s Hiding Behind That Shortened URL

TinyURL.com, bit.ly and the new su.pr from Stumbleupon are all tools you can use for shortening URL\’s, especially useful for Twitter and other micro blogging sites due to their limitation on each message. However, I had never thought of the possible implications of shortened URL\’s, primarily the ability to hide any references to bad sites …

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