Fake Web sites easily outsmart search engines

Even search engines can get suckered by Internet scams. With a little sleight of hand, con artists can dupe them into giving top billing to fraudulent Web sites that prey on consumers, making unwitting accomplices of companies such as Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. (55 mins ago)

Technology convenient but full of con artists

When was the last time you sent a hand-written note to a friend? It’s probably been quite a while. Today we simply fire off an e-mail or send a text. Technology has virtually taken over the way we communicate, do research or conduct business. (7 hours ago)

Google Safe Browsing Slows Firefox While Feeding the Tiger

Just upgraded to Mozilla Firefox version 3.0.5. Not sure if that is the latest version or not. This post is not about that. This post is about Firefox silently using Google’s Safe Browsing technology. I do not specifically remember the installation process, but I am pretty sure that Firefox enabled both “Tell me if the [...]