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2009-10-01 05:45:00

Social networking sites have become prime targets for cyber-criminals, and now Facebook is warning its users of fraudsters that are impersonating people in order to get their friends to give them money. According to the California-based company, it has seen a wave of "419 scams" involving cyber-crooks pretending to be a friend of a user and claiming to be penniless and stuck in a foreign country. "While the total number of people who have been impacted is small, we take any threat to security...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.