Slashdot Items Tagged "fraud"

Date / Time Story
Thursday September 15, 2016 @12:07PM Alibaba Engineers Fired for Mooncake Hacking
Friday September 09, 2016 @12:53PM Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty in US Diesel Emissions Probe
Friday September 09, 2016 @10:02AM Wells Fargo Fires 5,300 Employees For Creating Millions of Phony Accounts
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:16AM WrkRiot Collapses Amongst Allegations of Fraud
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @07:36PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses 40 Million Euros In Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:51PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses €40 Million in Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:22PM Half Of People Click Anything Sent To Them
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @11:41AM Mitsubishi Overstated Mileage For More Vehicle Models, Japan Ministry Says
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @09:42AM Nvidia Calls Out Intel For Cheating In Xeon Phi vs GPU Benchmarks
Sunday August 14, 2016 @09:23AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Monday August 08, 2016 @03:03PM AT&T Is Paying $7.75 Million in Refunds and Fines Over Sham Calls
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:22PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Monday July 04, 2016 @01:00PM Steam Warns Users Against Gambling Site After YouTube Stars Discovered As Owners
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:05PM Security Researcher Gets Threats Over Amazon Review
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Friday June 24, 2016 @03:11PM Piracy Phishing Scam Targets US ISPs and Subscribers
Thursday June 23, 2016 @02:19PM Volkswagen To Pay $10.2 Billion In Emissions Lawsuit
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:40AM Digital Currency Ethereum Is Cratering Amid Claims Of a $50 Million Hack
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @02:03PM US Company's China Employee Allegedly Stole Code To Help Local Government
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @01:19PM Developer Accuses Apple Of Stealing His Breathe App
Monday June 13, 2016 @10:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Monday June 06, 2016 @12:27PM Oracle Whistleblower Suit Raises Questions Over Cloud Accounting
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @12:56PM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @04:11PM Guy Who Didn't Invent Email Sues Gawker For Pointing Out He Didn't Invent Email
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @02:14PM Peachy Printer Funds Embezzled To Build New Home Instead of $100 3D Printer
Monday April 25, 2016 @09:54AM Nearly All New Diesel Cars Exceed Official Pollution Limits
Thursday April 07, 2016 @01:18PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @03:25PM Leaked Emails Reveal Widespread Corruption in Global Oil Industry
Saturday March 26, 2016 @11:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Saturday March 26, 2016 @01:01PM Six Charged For Hacking Lottery Terminals To Spew Only Winning Tickets
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Thursday March 03, 2016 @05:11PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:22AM Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads And Malware In Their Network Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:11AM Many Surveys, About One In Five, May Contain Fraudulent Data
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Monday November 30, 2015 @11:37AM VW Officials Knew Since Last Year of Misleading Fuel Economy Claims
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:28AM Fake Bomb Detector, Blamed For Hundreds of Deaths, Is Still In Use
Saturday November 21, 2015 @12:54AM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Sunday November 08, 2015 @07:28PM VW Engineers Have Admitted Manipulating CO2 Emissions Data
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @08:57AM EPA Finds More VW Cheating Software, Including In a Porsche
Friday October 23, 2015 @05:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:08AM DARPA Program Targets Image Doctoring
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:16PM Amazon Lawsuit Aims To Kill Fake Reviews
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:18AM Volkswagen Seeks To Repair Its Image By Focusing On Electric
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @01:21PM Cold Fusion Rears Ugly Head With Claims of Deuterium-Powered Homes
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @08:56AM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Sunday September 27, 2015 @09:24AM Government Finds New Emails Clinton Did Not Hand Over
Thursday September 24, 2015 @10:23AM How Did Volkswagen Cheat Emissions Tests, and Who Authorized It?
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Thursday August 27, 2015 @10:14AM Analysis Reveals Almost No Real Women On Ashley Madison
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:38PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Sunday August 09, 2015 @09:24AM Hacker Shows How To Fabricate Death Records
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @09:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:40AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @09:02AM Toshiba CEO, 8 Others, Resign Over $1.2 Billion Accounting Cover-Up
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @03:02PM Interviews: Ask Brianna Wu a Question
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:23AM Debunking the Batteriser's Claims
Friday June 05, 2015 @09:04PM How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars For Haiti and Built 6 Homes
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Thursday May 14, 2015 @08:24AM Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:51PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Thursday May 07, 2015 @04:46PM No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:23PM Tech Credited With Reducing Nigerian Election Death Toll
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:02AM Wellness App Author Lied About Cancer Diagnosis
Sunday April 19, 2015 @02:03AM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Thursday April 16, 2015 @08:54AM How Many Hoaxes Are On Wikipedia? No One Knows
Thursday April 16, 2015 @08:08AM Chess Grandmaster Used iPhone To Cheat During Tournament
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @01:30PM Evolution Market's Admins Are Gone, Along With $12M In Bitcoin
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:47PM Homeopathy Turns Out To Be Useless For Treating Medical Conditions
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:59AM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Saturday February 21, 2015 @10:28AM Wired On 3-D Printers As Fraud Enablers
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:37PM Unearthing Fraud In Medical Trials
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @05:25PM Major Retailers Accused of Selling Fraudulent Herbal Supplements
Thursday January 01, 2015 @06:00PM Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:31PM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Friday December 26, 2014 @06:47PM Bill Gates Sponsoring Palladium-Based LENR Technology
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:00AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Monday November 24, 2014 @10:13PM Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart
Thursday November 13, 2014 @03:37PM Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Thursday October 09, 2014 @02:23PM A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:33PM Euclideon Teases Photorealistic Voxel-Based Game Engine
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @05:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @11:06AM A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States
Friday July 04, 2014 @02:44PM Qualcomm Takes Down 100+ GitHub Repositories With DMCA Notice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:34AM Cybercrooks May Have Stolen Billions Using Brazilian "Boletos"
Saturday June 28, 2014 @01:26PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze, Part II
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:53AM $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @01:00PM Kingston and PNY Caught Bait-and-Switching Cheaper Components After Good Reviews
Thursday June 05, 2014 @11:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Thursday April 10, 2014 @04:01PM Photo Web Site Offers a Wall of Shame For Image Thieves
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @02:06PM Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Talks About Secure Credit Card Transactions (Video)
Friday March 28, 2014 @06:49PM FTC Settles With Sites Over SSL Lies
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @10:17AM Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost
Thursday March 13, 2014 @02:54PM Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:15AM The Emerging RadioShack/Netflix Debacle
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @11:20AM DARPA Looks To End the Scourge of Counterfeit Computer Gear
Monday February 24, 2014 @05:51AM Indian Hustle: How Fraudsters Prey On Would-be US Tech Workers
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @01:57PM Oil Companies Secretly Got Paid Twice For Cleaning Up Toxic Fuel Leaks
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:41AM Death Hovers Politely For Americans' Swipe-and-Sign Credit Cards
Sunday February 09, 2014 @09:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Saturday January 25, 2014 @08:31PM Michaels Stores Investigating Possible Data Breach
Monday January 20, 2014 @07:51PM Microsoft Researchers Slash Skype Fraud By 68%
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Sunday November 24, 2013 @01:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @11:06AM Blackberry BBM App and Suspicious Google Play Ratings
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Saturday July 27, 2013 @04:01PM US Academy President Caught Embellishing Resume, Will Resign
Friday July 26, 2013 @11:55AM DoJ Alleges Cisco Reseller Made $37 Million Selling Counterfeit Equipment
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @10:55AM Former Student Gets Year In Prison For College President Election Fraud
Monday July 15, 2013 @07:35AM The Little Bomb-Detecting Device That Couldn't
Thursday May 23, 2013 @10:35PM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday April 26, 2013 @12:09PM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Thursday April 25, 2013 @08:37AM Startup Founder Plays Tech Press Like a Fiddle
Saturday April 20, 2013 @09:24PM Ask Slashdot: How To Track a Skype Account Hijacker?
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @01:00PM Samsung Accused of Paying For Negative HTC Reviews
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @12:06PM Fake Academic Journals Are a Very Real Problem
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @07:26AM Australian Opposition wants to ditch FTTP for FTTN
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @01:59PM Magician & Investigator James Randi Talks Directly to You (Video)
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @07:59AM Father Reports 13-Year-Old Son For Fraud After £3,700 iPad Bill
Sunday March 24, 2013 @11:33AM Man Accused of Selling Golf Ball Finders As Bomb Detectors
Thursday March 14, 2013 @01:59PM UK Serious Fraud Office Probes Autonomy With ... Autonomy!
Friday March 01, 2013 @08:06PM Criticism Of Copyright Alert System Mounts
Friday March 01, 2013 @06:20PM Criticisms Toward Copyright Alert System Mounts
Monday February 25, 2013 @10:10PM How Million-Dollar Frauds Turned Photo Conservation Into a Mature Science
Sunday February 17, 2013 @08:10AM Tax Peculiarities Mean Facebook Paid No Net Taxes For 2012
Monday January 14, 2013 @10:54PM Nortel Executives Found Not Guilty On Fraud Charges
Monday January 14, 2013 @01:22PM Nortel Executives Found Not Guilty on Fraud Charges
Friday January 11, 2013 @08:57PM Crowd Funding For Crank Physics
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @01:01PM AIG Contemplates Joining Stockholder Suit Against US Gov't
Monday January 07, 2013 @11:47PM FBI Publishes Top Email Terms Used By Corporate Fraudsters
Thursday January 03, 2013 @09:54AM Africa's Coming Cyber-Crime Epidemic
Sunday December 30, 2012 @01:01PM Autonomy Chief Says Whitman Is Watering Down HP Fraud Claims
Sunday December 30, 2012 @12:35PM Meg Whitman waters-down her claims that Autonomy defrauded HP
Saturday December 29, 2012 @10:15AM Judge Grants Defendant's Motion To Explore Alleged Fraud By Prenda Law
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @09:42AM Hacked Review System Leads To Fake Reviews and Retraction of Scientific Papers
Thursday November 22, 2012 @01:43PM Facebook To Eliminate Voting On Privacy Changes
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @12:51PM Meg Whitman Says HP Was Defrauded By Autonomy; HP Stock Plunges
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @12:34PM Meg Whitman & HP defrauded by Autonomy; HP stock plunges
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @10:35AM Unresolved Issues Swirl Around Securing Mobile Payments
Thursday November 15, 2012 @05:30PM House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on TSA's 'Scanner Shuffle'
Friday October 26, 2012 @04:50PM Texas Attorney General Warns International Election Observers
Friday October 26, 2012 @03:45PM Paul Ceglia arrested and charged with fraud over Facebook ownership claims
Thursday October 25, 2012 @02:16AM U.S. sues Bank of America over "Hustle" mortgage fraud
Wednesday October 24, 2012 @09:47PM International observers could face criminal charges in Texas
Wednesday October 24, 2012 @12:34AM Whistleblowers reveal gross corruption in government IT dept
Saturday October 20, 2012 @04:48PM Visa and MasterCard Take Fight To Scammers
Sunday October 14, 2012 @03:32AM The Great Meteor Grab
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @01:43PM Regulators smash global phone tech support scam operation
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @12:16PM Misconduct, not error, is the main cause of retractions
Monday October 01, 2012 @07:18PM Statistical Tools For Detecting Electoral Fraud
Saturday September 29, 2012 @10:55AM Statistical tools for detecting electoral fraud
Thursday September 20, 2012 @06:00AM Art School's Expensive Art History Textbook Contains No Actual Art
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @04:56PM Roundup Tolerant GM Maize Linked To Tumor Development
Saturday September 15, 2012 @07:10AM Wrong Number: Why Phone Companies Overcharge For Data
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @10:17AM Chip and PIN Payment Card System Vulnerable to Attacks
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @03:25AM Chip and pin (EMV) 'weakness' exposed by Cambridge researchers
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @09:24AM Look-Alike Web Sites Hoodwink Republican Donors
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:49AM Majority of Mobile Malware Now Reliant On Toll Fraud
Thursday August 30, 2012 @09:11AM Large Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Collapses With a Loss of $5.6 Million
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:52AM Ask Slashdot: Rescuing a PC That's Been Hit By Scammers?
Monday August 27, 2012 @03:42AM Aussies fleeced hundreds of thousands in sports betting scam
Monday August 20, 2012 @09:56PM Feds Crush $600 Million Internet Ponzi Scheme
Wednesday August 15, 2012 @11:46AM Independent labs to verify high-profile research papers
Sunday August 12, 2012 @12:09PM White House Pulls Down TSA Petition
Thursday August 09, 2012 @07:07AM Telco Company Claims Freedom of Speech Includes Misleading Ads
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @12:13PM Identity Theft May Cost IRS $21 Billion Over Next 5 Years
Monday July 16, 2012 @01:22PM Chicago Tribune Stops the Journatic Presses
Sunday July 15, 2012 @04:20PM How the Inventors of Dragon Speech Recognition Technology Lost Everything
Friday July 13, 2012 @08:47PM Facebook "Like" System Devalued By Fake Users
Saturday July 07, 2012 @08:53AM US Appeals Court Says Bank Liable For Losses From Poor Online Security
Thursday July 05, 2012 @01:27PM First iOS Malware Discovered In Apple's App Store
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @09:34AM A New Record For Scientific Retractions?
Wednesday June 27, 2012 @09:34AM FBI Setup Fake 'Carder Forum' as Part of Sting
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @08:53AM Why 'Nigerian Scammers' Say They're From Nigeria
Wednesday June 13, 2012 @09:49AM U.S. Govt. Appears To Have Nabbed Kurupt.su Carding Kingpin
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @09:07AM WHMCS Data Compromised By Good Old Social Engineering