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Spammers exploit open redirects on US government websites

US government websites have been left with egg on their faces, after spammers exploited sloppily coded redirect code to redirect gullible internet users into visiting "make money fast" websites.

Super Bowl XLVI: 6 Ways to Avoid an Online Scam

With less than a week left until the New England Patriots and New York Giants (go Giants!) square off for Super Bowl XLVI, cybercriminals have ramped up their offensive positions against football fans all over the Internet. In other words, they're filling the Web with fraudulent websites and online ads promising Super Bowl tickets or merchandise, but which actually contain malware, spyware and ultimately could lead to identity theft. 

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