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  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Kenneth Joseph Lucas II Gets 13 Years for Running International Phishing Scam and Indoor Pot Farm

    ​UPDATE, JUNE 28, 2 P.M.: Sentences totaling 13 years for convictions in two cases have been given to Kenneth Joseph Lucas II, the "kingpin" of an international "phishing" operation that used spam e-mails and bogus websites to collect personal information used to defraud American banks. The 27- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Locals Among Dozens Caught Up in International Criminal Phishing Scheme

    No, not that kind of fish fry. ​Congratulations, Orange County! Some of your residents were among today's arrestees in the largest cyber crime case of its kind. "Operation Phish Phry," the first joint cyber investigation between Egyptian law enforcement authorities and United States of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Earth to Sol-T

    Listen, buddy. Nominating yourself for "best local hip-hop artist" on our online poll DOZENS of times ain't gonna get you a place in print. So quit spamming my inbox. Besides, aren't you from...Los Angeles? Which makes the nomination, y'know, moot. UPDATE: Sol-T's people tell us that page was outd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2006

    Porn Spammers are F-d Up

    Following that last thrilling post, we went into our Askimet spam folder to delete all 156 pieces of crap that acquired in there since yesterday. We do that so there is no way you, the home viewer, will be exposed to unwanted (and unpaid for) advertising. That's just a service we provide. 'Cause tha ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 1999


    D.C. gets a dose of what we deal with daily

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    A New Breed of E-Horror

    Who's behind the Net Profit e-mails?

  • Features

    January 7, 1999
  • Columns

    September 17, 1998

    Taming the Beast

    State lawmakers try to regulate the global Net