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As disasters spread, so do online scammers


By Jan Bultmann

The outpouring of generosity from people all over the world following the earthquake in Japan has been accompanied by a profusion of donation scams.

These scams no longer prey on the simply gullible but have moved to less obvious ruses such as malicious websites that use clickjacking and drive-by attacks.

The full text of this column is posted at WindowsSecrets.com/2011/03/24/01 (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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