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TweetThis is just an email forward so I can’t vouch for the accuracy of this criminal act. If you want to read, just go ahead.
A team of organized criminals are installing equipment on legitimate bank ATM’s in at least 2 regions to steal both the ATM card number and the PIN. The team sits nearby in a car receiving the information transmitted wirelessly over weekends and evenings from equipment they install on the front of the ATM (see photos). If you see an attachment like this, do not use the ATM and report it immediately to the bank using the 800 number or phone on the front of the ATM.
The equipment used to capture your ATM card number and PIN are cleverly disguised to look like normal ATM equipment. A “skimmer” is mounted to the front of the normal ATM card slot that reads the ATM card number and transmits it to the criminals sitting in a nearby car.
At the same time, a wireless camera is disguised to look like a leaflet holder and is mounted in a position to view ATM PIN entries.
The thieves copy the cards and use the PIN numbers to withdraw thousands from many accounts in a very short time directly from the bank ATM.
Equipment being installed on front of existing bank card slot.
Enter two phone numbers and Jajah.com calls them both and links the calls together. Feeling evil? Have it call your wife and then complete the call by ringing Weight Watchers. Or try to get your roommate back with her ex by anymously bridging a call between them. Jajah should have waited until after April 1st before launching this service.
But be careful, this site could be collecting your phone numbers. Also, read the fine print. The first 5 minutes are FREE!
Let me mention a few:
Google Operating System Blog introduces Google Browser, a fast, versatile and secure text browser for the Internet. Google Browser is free, already out of beta, and the installer has only 1.68 MB.
deviantART “announces” a merger with MySpace via a poll.
Slashdot incorporated a pink “OMG!!! Ponies!!!” theme at 00:00 UTC. This girlish theme is in stark contrast for a techie website believed to be mostly frequented by male nerds. A “Special Birthday Report” about Jeff “Hemos” Bates emerged in the first minutes of the day. A link to Thinkgeek’s wireless extension cords has also been posted. The presence of humor on Slashdot has yet to been confirmed.
Another site that lists [tag]April Fools 2006 jokes[/tag] is listed here
Don’t get caught by the fool! Happy [tag]April Fools Day[/tag].
TweetI read this New York Times article, Through His Webcam, a Boy Joins a Sordid Online World after watching an Oprah Winfrey episdoe on the danger of webcams and teenagers.
So began the secret life of a teenager who was lured into selling images of his body on the Internet over the course of five years. From the seduction that began that day, this soccer-playing honor roll student was drawn into performing in front of the Webcam – undressing, showering, masturbating and even having sex – for an audience of more than 1,500 people who paid him, over the years, hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Whaat. Hundreds of thousands of dollars. The fact that a lot of teens fell into this trap is mind-boggling! I got a webcam early 2001 and used it mostly to show off my pics for the Protagonist Community cam portal and chat room. At that time, I knew some camgirls were getting paid to do something (smile, show signages etc) and in exchange got a gift from their Amazon wishlist. Hence, the title …CAMWHORE.
What is more disgusting is that some of the persons who got the camwhore services of these kids were a lawyer, teacher, child counsellor and people dealing with kids. Their identities were noted by the credit cards they used .