New Anti-scam Website Launches with an Emphasis on Education

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Paralleling the explosive growth and impact of the Internet on the lives of netizens has been the equally ambitious growth of Internet scams and fraud. tries to reverse the trend that people really do prefer dancing pigs to security by revealing the secrets of online scams.

Given a choice between dancing pigs and security, users will pick dancing pigs every time.

The Daily Scam launched in September 2014, by two Massachusetts residents, Doug Fodeman and David Deutsch, as a website designed to help expose Internet and smartphone-based threats from scams and fraudulent practices. The Daily Scam emphasizes education as the primary means for visitors to reduce their online risks, and with a sense of humor.

The Daily Scam presents visitors with a vast collection of Internet or cell phone-based scams and detailed explanations that expose each scam. The scam collection is divided into eighteen categories, from banking and financial fraud to travel and package delivery scams, and much more. also offers dozens of tips on how to recognize and avoid these scams. In addition, visitors can subscribe to a weekly newsletter filled with up-to-date information about current scams targeting them.

For additional information contact Doug Fodeman at doug(at) or visit

To receive a 4-week complimentary newsletter subscription, please email News(at) and we’ll send you a coupon code to receive the newsletter and a full site-wide access for four weeks.

Surf safely!

Source: Thanks to Edward Felten and Gary McGraw for their remark about dancing pigs and security.

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