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Slashdot Items Tagged "fraud"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:37PM Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Thursday October 09, 2014 @01:23PM A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:33PM Euclideon Teases Photorealistic Voxel-Based Game Engine
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @10:06AM A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States
Friday July 04, 2014 @01:44PM Qualcomm Takes Down 100+ GitHub Repositories With DMCA Notice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:34AM Cybercrooks May Have Stolen Billions Using Brazilian "Boletos"
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:26PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze, Part II
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @07:53AM $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @12:00PM Kingston and PNY Caught Bait-and-Switching Cheaper Components After Good Reviews
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Thursday April 10, 2014 @03:01PM Photo Web Site Offers a Wall of Shame For Image Thieves
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @01:06PM Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Talks About Secure Credit Card Transactions (Video)
Friday March 28, 2014 @05:49PM FTC Settles With Sites Over SSL Lies
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @09:17AM Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost
Thursday March 13, 2014 @01:54PM Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:15AM The Emerging RadioShack/Netflix Debacle
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:20AM DARPA Looks To End the Scourge of Counterfeit Computer Gear
Monday February 24, 2014 @04:51AM Indian Hustle: How Fraudsters Prey On Would-be US Tech Workers
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:41AM Death Hovers Politely For Americans' Swipe-and-Sign Credit Cards
Sunday February 09, 2014 @08:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Saturday January 25, 2014 @07:31PM Michaels Stores Investigating Possible Data Breach
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @11:22PM Network Solutions Opts Customer Into $1,850 Security Service
Monday January 20, 2014 @06:51PM Microsoft Researchers Slash Skype Fraud By 68%
Saturday December 28, 2013 @10:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Sunday November 24, 2013 @12:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:06AM Blackberry BBM App and Suspicious Google Play Ratings
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Saturday July 27, 2013 @03:01PM US Academy President Caught Embellishing Resume, Will Resign
Friday July 26, 2013 @10:55AM DoJ Alleges Cisco Reseller Made $37 Million Selling Counterfeit Equipment
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @09:55AM Former Student Gets Year In Prison For College President Election Fraud
Monday July 15, 2013 @06:35AM The Little Bomb-Detecting Device That Couldn't
Thursday May 23, 2013 @09:35PM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:09AM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Thursday April 25, 2013 @07:37AM Startup Founder Plays Tech Press Like a Fiddle
Saturday April 20, 2013 @08:24PM Ask Slashdot: How To Track a Skype Account Hijacker?
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @12:00PM Samsung Accused of Paying For Negative HTC Reviews
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:06AM Fake Academic Journals Are a Very Real Problem
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @06:26AM Australian Opposition wants to ditch FTTP for FTTN
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @12:59PM Magician & Investigator James Randi Talks Directly to You (Video)
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @06:59AM Father Reports 13-Year-Old Son For Fraud After £3,700 iPad Bill
Sunday March 24, 2013 @10:33AM Man Accused of Selling Golf Ball Finders As Bomb Detectors
Thursday March 14, 2013 @12:59PM UK Serious Fraud Office Probes Autonomy With ... Autonomy!
Friday March 01, 2013 @07:06PM Criticism Of Copyright Alert System Mounts
Friday March 01, 2013 @05:20PM Criticisms Toward Copyright Alert System Mounts
Monday February 25, 2013 @09:10PM How Million-Dollar Frauds Turned Photo Conservation Into a Mature Science
Sunday February 17, 2013 @07:10AM Tax Peculiarities Mean Facebook Paid No Net Taxes For 2012
Monday January 14, 2013 @09:54PM Nortel Executives Found Not Guilty On Fraud Charges
Monday January 14, 2013 @12:22PM Nortel Executives Found Not Guilty on Fraud Charges
Friday January 11, 2013 @07:57PM Crowd Funding For Crank Physics
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @12:01PM AIG Contemplates Joining Stockholder Suit Against US Gov't
Monday January 07, 2013 @10:47PM FBI Publishes Top Email Terms Used By Corporate Fraudsters
Thursday January 03, 2013 @08:54AM Africa's Coming Cyber-Crime Epidemic
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @12:16PM YouTube Drops 2 Billion Fake Music Industry Views
Sunday December 30, 2012 @12:01PM Autonomy Chief Says Whitman Is Watering Down HP Fraud Claims
Sunday December 30, 2012 @11:35AM Meg Whitman waters-down her claims that Autonomy defrauded HP
Saturday December 29, 2012 @09:15AM Judge Grants Defendant's Motion To Explore Alleged Fraud By Prenda Law
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @08:42AM Hacked Review System Leads To Fake Reviews and Retraction of Scientific Papers
Thursday November 22, 2012 @12:43PM Facebook To Eliminate Voting On Privacy Changes
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @11:51AM Meg Whitman Says HP Was Defrauded By Autonomy; HP Stock Plunges
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @11:34AM Meg Whitman & HP defrauded by Autonomy; HP stock plunges
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @09:35AM Unresolved Issues Swirl Around Securing Mobile Payments
Friday November 16, 2012 @01:46AM House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On TSA's "Scanner Shuffle"
Thursday November 15, 2012 @04:30PM House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on TSA's 'Scanner Shuffle'
Friday October 26, 2012 @03:50PM Texas Attorney General Warns International Election Observers
Friday October 26, 2012 @02:45PM Paul Ceglia arrested and charged with fraud over Facebook ownership claims
Thursday October 25, 2012 @01:16AM U.S. sues Bank of America over "Hustle" mortgage fraud
Wednesday October 24, 2012 @08:47PM International observers could face criminal charges in Texas
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @11:34PM Whistleblowers reveal gross corruption in government IT dept
Saturday October 20, 2012 @03:48PM Visa and MasterCard Take Fight To Scammers
Sunday October 14, 2012 @02:32AM The Great Meteor Grab
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @12:43PM Regulators smash global phone tech support scam operation
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @11:16AM Misconduct, not error, is the main cause of retractions
Monday October 01, 2012 @06:18PM Statistical Tools For Detecting Electoral Fraud
Saturday September 29, 2012 @09:55AM Statistical tools for detecting electoral fraud
Thursday September 20, 2012 @05:00AM Art School's Expensive Art History Textbook Contains No Actual Art
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @03:56PM Roundup Tolerant GM Maize Linked To Tumor Development
Saturday September 15, 2012 @06:10AM Wrong Number: Why Phone Companies Overcharge For Data
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @08:10PM Chip and Pin "Weakness" Exposed By Cambridge Researchers
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @09:17AM Chip and PIN Payment Card System Vulnerable to Attacks
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @02:25AM Chip and pin (EMV) 'weakness' exposed by Cambridge researchers
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @08:24AM Look-Alike Web Sites Hoodwink Republican Donors
Sunday September 09, 2012 @11:49PM Majority of Mobile Malware Now Reliant On Toll Fraud
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:11AM Large Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Collapses With a Loss of $5.6 Million
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:52AM Ask Slashdot: Rescuing a PC That's Been Hit By Scammers?
Monday August 27, 2012 @02:42AM Aussies fleeced hundreds of thousands in sports betting scam
Monday August 20, 2012 @08:56PM Feds Crush $600 Million Internet Ponzi Scheme
Wednesday August 15, 2012 @10:46AM Independent labs to verify high-profile research papers
Sunday August 12, 2012 @11:09AM White House Pulls Down TSA Petition
Thursday August 09, 2012 @06:07AM Telco Company Claims Freedom of Speech Includes Misleading Ads
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @11:13AM Identity Theft May Cost IRS $21 Billion Over Next 5 Years
Monday July 16, 2012 @12:22PM Chicago Tribune Stops the Journatic Presses
Sunday July 15, 2012 @03:20PM How the Inventors of Dragon Speech Recognition Technology Lost Everything
Friday July 13, 2012 @07:47PM Facebook "Like" System Devalued By Fake Users
Saturday July 07, 2012 @07:53AM US Appeals Court Says Bank Liable For Losses From Poor Online Security
Thursday July 05, 2012 @12:27PM First iOS Malware Discovered In Apple's App Store
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:34AM A New Record For Scientific Retractions?
Wednesday June 27, 2012 @08:34AM FBI Setup Fake 'Carder Forum' as Part of Sting
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @07:53AM Why 'Nigerian Scammers' Say They're From Nigeria
Wednesday June 13, 2012 @08:49AM U.S. Govt. Appears To Have Nabbed Carding Kingpin
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @08:07AM WHMCS Data Compromised By Good Old Social Engineering
Sunday May 20, 2012 @09:02AM The Big Lie of the Facebook IPO
Monday May 14, 2012 @08:03PM Global Payments Breach Led To Prepaid Card Fraud
Monday May 14, 2012 @11:04AM Resumegate Continues At Yahoo: Thompson Out As CEO, Levinsohn In
Saturday May 05, 2012 @07:45PM How Romanian Fortune Tellers Used Google To Fleece Victims
Saturday May 05, 2012 @11:49AM Database and IP Records Tie Election Fraud To Canada's Ruling Conservatives
Friday May 04, 2012 @10:22AM Yahoo CEO Wrongly Claimed To Have Degree In Computer Science
Thursday April 26, 2012 @06:54AM German Court Rules That Clients Responsible For Phishing Losses
Monday April 23, 2012 @11:18AM US Charges English Twins Over $1.2m 'Stock Robot' Fraud
Saturday April 21, 2012 @05:27AM US charges twins over $1.2m 'stock robot' fraud
Friday April 13, 2012 @04:03PM Brothers Using Business Logic Attacks Face Jail Time
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @07:11AM Ask Slashdot: At What Point Has a Kickstarter Project Failed?
Saturday April 07, 2012 @03:16AM Ask Slashdot: Advice For Budding Scientist?
Friday March 30, 2012 @12:26PM Climate Change To Drive Weather Disasters, Say UN Experts
Thursday March 29, 2012 @04:30PM How an AWOL U.S. Soldier Got Paul Allen's Debit Card From Citi
Thursday March 29, 2012 @07:35AM GAO Sting Finds More Fake Military Parts From China
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @07:12AM Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Hit By ID Fraud
Friday March 23, 2012 @05:59PM AT&T Charged US Taxpayers $16 Million For Nigerian Fraud Calls
Friday March 23, 2012 @10:48AM Evidence of Vote Flipping in GOP Primary
Saturday March 17, 2012 @07:17AM Misleading Robocalls Went To Voters ID'd As Non-Tories
Friday March 16, 2012 @08:34AM Company pays $500 million to avoid prosecution for fraud in NYCTime software pro
Friday March 16, 2012 @04:11AM European Parliament Blocks Copyright Reform With 113% Voter Turnout
Friday March 09, 2012 @01:21PM SFPD Breathalyzer Mistake Puts Hundreds of DUI Convictions In Doubt
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @01:45PM Details Of FBI Surveillance In Lulzsec Takedown Emerge
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @11:24AM Details about how LulzSec leader was taken down
Monday March 05, 2012 @08:16AM AT&T Clarifies Data Limitations On "Unlimited" Data Plans
Wednesday February 29, 2012 @11:44AM Is There Statistical Evidence of Election Fraud?
Saturday February 25, 2012 @07:23PM Canada's Conservatives Misled Voters With Massive Robocall Operation
Friday February 24, 2012 @06:19PM North Korea's High-Tech Counterfeit $100 Bills
Friday February 10, 2012 @05:48PM IRS Employee Stole Data To Forge $8M In Fraudulent Returns
Friday February 03, 2012 @09:14AM Credit Suisse Traders Manipulated IT Systems To Hide $500m Losses
Thursday February 02, 2012 @08:00AM The Gang Behind the World's Largest Spam Botnet
Thursday February 02, 2012 @05:11AM The Hi-Tech Security at the Super Bowl
Monday January 30, 2012 @12:07PM Shmoocon Demo Shows Easy, Wireless Credit Card Fraud
Monday January 30, 2012 @11:29AM Big Internet Players Propose DMARC Anti-Phishing Protocol
Monday January 30, 2012 @06:47AM Hijacked Web Traffic For Sale
Monday January 30, 2012 @01:30AM SEC Takes Action Against Latvian Hacker
Friday January 20, 2012 @08:41PM Hackers Steal $6.7M In Bank Cyber Heist
Friday January 20, 2012 @08:34PM Fake IPad 2s Made of Clay Sold At Canadian Stores
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:39PM Major Financial Groups Share Data To Fight Online Theft
Sunday January 08, 2012 @11:13PM Massive eBook scam rips off game guide authors
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @10:06AM Publicly Available Russian Election Results Hint At Fraud
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @09:06AM Aerospace Corp Pays $2.5m To Settle Rogue Software Dev Case
Monday December 12, 2011 @07:47PM Corporate Claims On Public Domain YouTube Videos
Sunday December 11, 2011 @07:28PM Facebook Could Spawn Thousands of Milionaires
Sunday December 11, 2011 @04:05PM Publicly available Russian election results show e
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @08:50PM Lucky supermarket chain hit by credit card skimmin
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @11:44AM Research Data: Share Early, Share Often
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @07:57AM Scammers Work Around Two-Factor Authentication With Social Engineering
Sunday December 04, 2011 @01:01PM Russian Websites Critical of Elections Targeted In DDoS Attack
Sunday December 04, 2011 @09:14AM In Soviet Russia DDOS The Opposition?
Friday December 02, 2011 @07:20PM Domain Theft-for-Ransom Hits and Others
Friday December 02, 2011 @03:36PM Kyoto Protocol Renewal Efforts Struggling
Thursday November 24, 2011 @09:59PM Dell's Misleading Graphics Card Buying Advice
Thursday November 17, 2011 @03:17PM The Hidden Threat of Business Logic Attacks
Sunday November 13, 2011 @04:22AM Warner Brothers: Automated Takedown Notices Hit Files That Weren't Ours
Friday November 11, 2011 @05:48AM Science Magazine: Disgraced Researcher Gives up Ph
Thursday November 10, 2011 @04:31PM How Cell Phone Money Laundering Works
Thursday November 10, 2011 @11:13AM FBI Takes Out $14M DNS Malware Operation
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @12:47PM FBI Busts False Doc Manufacturing Rings
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @10:42AM Fake Raspberry Pi Shops Pop Up
Friday November 04, 2011 @03:55PM Dutch Psychologist Faked Data In At Least 30 Scientific Papers
Saturday October 29, 2011 @08:08PM Andrea Rossi Claims E-Cat Test a Success
Thursday October 13, 2011 @07:43AM Shady Reshipping Centers Exposed
Thursday October 13, 2011 @07:27AM SEO Via DNS "Piggybacking"
Thursday October 13, 2011 @05:24AM Shady Reshipping Centers Exposed
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @10:47AM Ancient Krakens Making Self-Portraits?
Sunday October 09, 2011 @06:49PM 2-Year ID Theft Investigation Yields 86 Arrests; 25 More Sought
Friday October 07, 2011 @05:05PM Oracle To Pay US Almost $200M To Resolve False Claims Lawsuit
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @10:46PM Feds Call Full-Tilt Poker a 'Global Ponzi Scheme'
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @12:40PM Full Tilt Poker a Ponzi Scheme?
Monday September 19, 2011 @11:37AM Greenland ice cover loss claims said wrong
Saturday September 17, 2011 @08:47AM SpyEye Botnet Nets Fraudster $3.2M in Six Months
Friday September 16, 2011 @07:18PM Famous Wildlife Photographer Busted For Using Stock Images
Sunday September 11, 2011 @08:16PM 5 Years In Prison For Selling Fake Cisco Gear
Saturday September 03, 2011 @08:29AM Dutch Government Revokes Diginotar Certificates
Friday August 26, 2011 @06:33PM GameStop Offers $50 Certificate For Coupon Fiasco
Thursday August 25, 2011 @08:03PM This telephone bug stole PINs from inside a bank
Saturday August 20, 2011 @01:37PM More Photoshopped Evidence In Apple v. Samsung
Sunday August 14, 2011 @08:52PM China Cracks Down On Fake Apple Stores
Saturday August 13, 2011 @08:01AM 8 Grams of Thorium Could Replace Gasoline In Cars
Saturday August 06, 2011 @03:40AM Researchers Found How To Use Square for CC Fraud
Sunday July 24, 2011 @04:36PM 675k Stolen Credit Cards = Ten Years In Jail
Thursday July 14, 2011 @12:39PM Phone Customers Pay $2B Yearly In Bogus Fees
Wednesday July 06, 2011 @09:27AM DIY Skimmers
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @12:41PM Remaining Stealthy in the Cybercrime Underground
Thursday June 23, 2011 @12:35PM FCC Ups Penalties For Caller ID Spoofing
Tuesday June 21, 2011 @03:45PM ICANN Domain Expansion Could Increase Phishing
Monday June 06, 2011 @09:30PM Has iTunes Been Hacked?
Monday May 30, 2011 @12:00PM NASA Sting Busts Woman Selling Purported Moon Rock
Saturday May 14, 2011 @04:58PM Confessions of a Computer Repairman
Thursday May 12, 2011 @11:39PM Google Expected to Settle Over Drug Ads, to the Tune of $500M
Wednesday April 27, 2011 @09:17AM Mediacom Using DPI To Hijack Searches, 404 Errors
Friday April 15, 2011 @03:27PM Online Fraud Costs The Average Victim 631 Dollars

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