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Attention Poland Netizens - Top Five Online Scams

Attention Poland Netizens - Top Five Online Scams

News Poland
Exclusive from PC World.com

In September 2004, the number of domain name registrations hit 64.5 million--an all-time high. You know what else is on the rise? Internet crime.
And the winners are:

1. Auction Fraud
2. Phishing Scams
3. Nigerian 419 Letter
4. Postal Forwarding/Reshipping Scam
5. "Congratulations, You've Won an Xbox (IPod, plasma TV, etc.)"

For a informative summary of the threats, click here

We all know about this problem. In fact, just today, I received an e-mail with a 'wp.pl' domain and my scanner kicked it out as a worm virus. And of course the Nigerian 419 letter (do you know what 419 means? Hint: Answer in article) has arrived in my box many times -- I hope that chap gets the help he is looking for!

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