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Weight Loss: What Is That One Weird Trick Anyway?

Weight Loss: What Is That One Weird Trick Anyway?

By Mike Tuttle March 17, 2014

Weight loss is still the pot of gold at the end of the Internet rainbow. If a casual perusal of offers on the Internet is to be believed, Al Gore’s invention is mainly useful for selling three things: – Penis …

Teacher Faces 44 Years for Fake Facebook Sex Scam Teacher Faces 44 Years for Fake Facebook Sex Scam
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An Anaheim high school teacher is set to be arraigned on 60 felony counts stemming from charges that he used Facebook to obtain sexually explicit photos from over 100 underage boys over the past 3 years. 30-year-old Zachary Joshua Reader, …

'Craigslist Killer' Convicted of Phony Ad Killings 'Craigslist Killer' Convicted of Phony Ad Killings

In the conclusion to one of the stranger homicide cases to spring from a classifieds website that you’ll ever hear, 53-year-old Richard Beasley from Akron, Ohio, has been convicted of kidnapping and murdering three men that he found using a …

Facebook Scam Poses as Message from 'Zurckerberg' Facebook Scam Poses as Message from 'Zurckerberg'
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Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is …

Rihanna Sex Tape Scam Travels Around Facebook Rihanna Sex Tape Scam Travels Around Facebook
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If you’re strolling through your Facebook news feed, bored by all of your friends’ lame breakfast statuses and baby pics, and you happen to see something about a Rihanna sex tape – keep on strolling. Sophos Naked Security blog tips …

Facebook Gold Hoax Returns with a New Privacy Scare Facebook Gold Hoax Returns with a New Privacy Scare

A new Facebook hoax that’s circulating around the network suggests that users need to upgrade to a “Gold” level membership status in order to avoid having their private info leaked for all to see. Hoax-Slayer first spotted the hoax. Here’s …

Unsolicited Emails from the FBI Aren't from the FBI Unsolicited Emails from the FBI Aren't from the FBI

The FBI does not send unsolicited email. That’s the simple message behind a press release just issued by the government agency. They were forced to put out this release because many residents in the state of Mississippi have received a …

These Phony Twitter Accounts Can't Verify You These Phony Twitter Accounts Can't Verify You
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I know that it would be really cool to be verified on Twitter. It would mean that you were important – important enough to need a verified account because of all the jokers out there that want to create fake …

Facebook Phishing Scam Claims You’ve Violated Policy Facebook Phishing Scam Claims You’ve Violated Policy
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Another day, another Facebook-based phishing scam looking to snatch all of your personal information (including bank account info) and use it for nefarious purposes. The latest scam to hit the network comes in the form of messages sent to users’ …

Facebook Scammers Pose as Security Team Facebook Scammers Pose as Security Team
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Facebook users should be cautious if confronted by a message from the “Security Team,” as they could be unwittingly giving up their private info to scammers. It’s the latest phishing attack on the network, which sees its fair share of …

Facebook Lottery Hoax Guy: It's a Social Experiment Facebook Lottery Hoax Guy: It's a Social Experiment
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The guy that shopped a Powerball ticket earlier this month and duped millions of people into thinking he would split his winnings is finally speaking about the hoax. Nolan Daniels, a software developer, says that he never shared or liked …

Powerball Winners Don't Offer Millions on Facebook Powerball Winners Don't Offer Millions on Facebook
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If we’ve learned anything about Facebook users in the past few weeks it’s that “knee jerk” doesn’t even begin to describe the lack of thought that goes into the decision to share some piece of content. Facebook users will like …

Fake Verified Accounts Aided by Twitter Header Photo Fake Verified Accounts Aided by Twitter Header Photo
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It’s nothing new for Twitter users to fake verification status, but Twitter’s recent profile redesign is making it easier and more convincing. Reddit user replicated spotted the trick, which uses Twitter’s new header photo layout to mimic the look of …

You Don't Have a New Facebook Profile; It's a Scam You Don't Have a New Facebook Profile; It's a Scam
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Another day, another email scam that uses Facebook to trick unsuspecting users into visiting a shady pharmaceutical site. If the word “another” is confusing you, let’s just say that this style of scam isn’t making its first lap around the …

No, Facebook Black Isn't a Real Thing; It's a Scam No, Facebook Black Isn't a Real Thing; It's a Scam
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As more and more people join social networks like Facebook and Twitter, it only gets easier for scam artists to pick off a few non-discerning users. The latest scam that’s making its way across Facebook offers to change your user …

Fake Apple Store Rewards Email Snags Your Info Fake Apple Store Rewards Email Snags Your Info
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You can never tell people to watch what they click enough, and as a general rule it’s safe to assume that anything that seems too good to be true online usually is.  The danger, of course, is not just that …

Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible. Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible.
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We’ve all gotten them. The emails from someone purporting to have a lot of money that needs help sailing through the tricky waters of international banking. The ones that need us (me!) to do the important work of banking for …