20th > September > 2003 Archive

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Trading Standards warn of ‘unsolicited’ Nodots invoice

Trading standards officers have warned businesses to be on their guard for letters containing an unsolicited invoice for £499 from Internet naming outfit Nodots.
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Oi! How big did you say this hard disk is?

US PC users have banded together to protest against "deceptive advertising" of hard drive capacity by filling a lawsuit against the world's biggest computer manufacturers.
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3Com losses grow

3Com's revenues have slipped again and losses have widened, partly due to restructuring moves.
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Accused AOL phisher spammed the FBI

An Ohio woman accused in federal court of using mass forged e-mails from "AOL security" to swindle America Online subscribers out of their credit card numbers was allegedly tracked down after spamming exactly the wrong person: an FBI agent specializing in computer fraud, according to court records.