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One of our researchers noticed that searches in Yahoo! for popular programs will result in Yahoo! placing their own link as the first result, effectively bumping the official program links down into second place. Click to Enlarge Clicking the first link takes you to...

Green Card Lottery Spam

Here’s a curious bit of spam mail involving the well worn subject of Green Card Lotteries: Click to Enlarge Did you know the “Department of State” send out random emails from a free MSN address? No, neither did I. This multicoloured monstrosity...

More bad ads in Bing

Bad adverts in Bing leading end-users to Malware downloads first popped up on our radar on the 16th of September, and we covered them again on the 19th. Well, they’re back again – this time promoting fake Firefox downloads whose ads are displayed when...

The fake BBC video Facebook scam returns

It seems scammers have a bit of thing for spoofing BBC websites at the moment. Yesterday it was work from home scams, and last month it was a Facebook wheeze which (in a nutshell) went like this: “Lady Gaga is dead and here’s a BBC video to prove it, also...