FTC shuts down four spam rings, CNET News.com reports
Konstantin Kornakov reports on “the biggest financial scam in the history of online role-playing games” for Virustlist
Yahoo adds phishing shield, CNET News.com reports. Actually meaning Yahoo is about to offer a login-option that checks if a specific cookie is present before the login-screen renders.
Net mafia winning security war, The Courier-Mail reports from the Las Vegas Hacke Conference
The book is aimed at spouses who suspect their husbands having an affair online (and f2f, probably). “Cyber Lies: When Finding the Truth Matters” is a 201-page handbook aimed specifically at helping computer nonliterate spouses who suspect their partners are using the household PC to cheat on them. It is written by John Paul Lucich, a computer forensics expert who specializes in computer security and corporate fraud cases.
So much of the information contained in this book — essentially the whole second part — is a basic technical manual for navigating computer files and cell-phone memories and determining how they’ve been used. There are instructions for tracking back e-mail addresses, and uncovering cached information from Web-based message boards. So it could be useful for any other traces you want to find on a computer…