Slashdot Items Tagged "fraud"

Date / Time Story
Thursday February 15, 2018 @02:34PM Coinbase is Erratically Overcharging Some Users and Emptying Their Bank Accounts
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @02:10PM LoopX Startup Pulls ICO Exit Scam and Disappears with $4.5 Million
Sunday February 04, 2018 @03:41PM Flat Earther Fails To Launch His Homemade Rocket -- Yet Again
Friday January 19, 2018 @11:55AM China's Smartphone Maker OnePlus Says Up To 40,000 Customers Were Affected by Credit Card Security Breach
Monday January 15, 2018 @03:05PM Canadian Charged With Running, Selling Stolen Info
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @02:01PM North Korean Hackers Hijack Computers To Mine Cryptocurrencies
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:55PM US Drugmaker Raises Price of Vitamins By More Than 800%
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:37PM SEC Shuts Down Munchee ICO
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:37PM Paris Summit Finds New Money, Tech To Fight Climate Change
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:20PM Bitcoin Futures Surge In First Day Of Trading
Friday December 08, 2017 @12:29AM Volkswagen Executive Sentenced To Maximum Prison Term For His Role In Dieselgate
Saturday December 02, 2017 @11:56PM Massive Financial Aid Data Breach Proves Stanford Lied For Years To MBAs
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:25PM Uber Drivers In Lagos Are Using a Fake GPS App To Inflate Rider Fares
Thursday November 02, 2017 @03:02PM SEC Warns Famous Crypto-currency Backers
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @09:08AM WeWork Employees Caught Spying on Competition
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @03:42AM Computer Parts Site Newegg Is Being Sued For Allegedly Engaging In Massive Fraud
Friday October 20, 2017 @01:01PM Student Expelled After Using Hardware Keylogger to Hack School, Change Grades
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:10PM Japanese Metal Manufacturer Faked Specifications To Hundreds of Companies
Monday October 09, 2017 @12:08PM Ask Slashdot: Is Deliberately Misleading People On the Internet Free Speech?
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:46PM IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax
Friday September 29, 2017 @09:28AM Chaos and Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @11:45AM CEO Catches Stranger After Hours, Prompting Espionage Charges
Monday September 18, 2017 @02:45PM Meet the Font Detectives Who Ferret Out Fakery
Monday September 18, 2017 @12:48PM Flush With Cash: Swiss Toilets Mysteriously Stuffed With 500-Euro Bills
Thursday September 07, 2017 @01:22PM Amazon Was Tricked By a Fake Law Firm Into Removing a Popular Product, Costing the Seller $200,000
Thursday September 07, 2017 @11:34AM Amazon Tries To Snuff Out a Bunch of Kindle Publishing Scams
Thursday August 31, 2017 @03:43PM A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer
Sunday August 27, 2017 @12:05PM Another Crowdfunded Startup Takes Customers' Money, Then Shuts Downs
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @01:51PM Prison Time For Manager Who Hacked Ex-Employer's FTP Server, Email Account
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @10:44AM Monsanto Was Its Own Ghostwriter For Some Safety Reviews
Friday August 04, 2017 @02:09PM 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Found Guilty of 3 of 8 Charges, Including Securities Fraud
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @09:39AM Amazon Jacked Up Prime Day Prices, Misleading Consumers, Says Vendor
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:25AM What to do when someone else is using your email address?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @03:35PM Google Has Been Paying Academic Researchers Who Write Favorable Papers: Report
Monday July 10, 2017 @12:52PM Company Accused of Selling User Data Shuts Down After $104 Million Settlement
Friday July 07, 2017 @04:12AM Reality Bytes: A Highflying Tech Entrepreneur Crashes Back To Earth
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:00AM CEO of Defunct Silicon Valley Startup Indicted For Allegedly Tricking Employees Into Working For Free
Thursday June 08, 2017 @12:08PM China Arrests Apple Distributors Who Made Millions on iPhone Data
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @10:51AM As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating
Friday May 26, 2017 @05:11AM Disney Chief Bob Iger Doesn't Believe Movie Hack Threat Was Real
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @02:10PM Engineer At Boeing Admits Trying To Sell Space Secrets To Russians
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:02AM Rising Seas Set To Double Coastal Flooding By 2050, Says Study
Thursday May 11, 2017 @01:43PM Man To Pay $300,000 In Damages For Hacking Employer
Thursday April 27, 2017 @01:17PM Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @12:58PM IBM Watson Now Being Used To Catch Rogue Traders
Thursday April 13, 2017 @09:52AM Uber's 'Hell' Program Tracked and Targeted Lyft Drivers
Monday April 10, 2017 @02:08PM Amazon's Third-Party Sellers Hit By Hackers
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:49PM Uber Contract 'Gibberish', Says MP Investigating Gig Economy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @02:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:43AM One in Five Mobile Phones Shipped Abroad Are Phoney
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @12:23PM Facebook Copied Snapchat a Fourth Time, and Now All Its Apps Look the Same
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @03:38PM A Lithuanian Phisher Tricked Two Big US Tech Companies Into Wiring Him $100 Million
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:10PM That Laptop-Bricking USB Stick Just Got Even More Dangerous
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:31AM Questions Linger After ISP Blocks TeamViewer Over Fraud Fears
Monday March 13, 2017 @07:37AM Typo In IP Address Led To an Innocent Father's Arrest For Paedophilia
Friday March 10, 2017 @02:33PM Alphabet's Waymo Asks Judge To Block Uber From Using Self-Driving Car Secrets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:57AM Uber Admits Its Ghost Driver 'Greyball' Tool Was Used To Thwart Regulators, Vows To Stop
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @03:28PM PayPal's Donation Tools Stiff Some Charities, New Class Action Lawsuit Alleges
Friday February 24, 2017 @07:39AM Founder of India's $4 Smartphone Firm Arrested on Allegations of Fraud
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:59PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Thursday February 02, 2017 @09:46AM Valve and Game Publishers Face EU Probe For Geo-Blocking; ASUS Faces Probe For Online Price-Fixing
Friday January 27, 2017 @01:31PM Smart Baby-Trackers Mostly Unnecessary, Say US Doctors
Monday January 16, 2017 @03:06PM South Korea Prosecutors Seek Arrest of Samsung Chief Jay Y Lee For Bribery
Friday January 13, 2017 @06:41PM Someone Is Trying to Sell Those Stolen Three-Screen Razer Laptops in China
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:48PM US EPA Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Excess Diesel Emissions
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @02:51PM Volkswagen Closes In on $4.3 Billion US Settlement in Diesel Scandal
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:19AM Chinese Traders Charged With Insider Trading on Hacked Information
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @04:28PM AT&T Is Adding a Spam Filter For Phone Calls
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:46PM RIP Dr. Henry Heimlich, Inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @10:14AM PwC Sends Legal Threats To Researchers Who Found Critical Security Flaw
Monday November 28, 2016 @02:40PM Amazon and eBay Sellers' VAT Fraud Rife Despite Crackdown
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @09:05AM Amazon Takes Counterfeit Sellers To Court For First Time
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:55AM Hacker Charged With Fraud After 'Stealing' In-game FIFA Currency
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:35AM VW Admits Audi Automatic Transmission Software Can Change Test Behavior
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:38PM Verizon Believes Yahoo Email Hacking 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:56AM Wells Fargo Employee Informed the Bank of Fake Customer Accounts in 2006
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:19PM Comcast Fined $2.3 Million by FCC For 'Negative Option Billing' Practices
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @08:59AM Second Hacker Group Targets SWIFT Users, Symantec Warns
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:08AM Fake Call Centers in India Scam Americans Of Millions
Thursday October 06, 2016 @09:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:30AM High-Tech Card Rolled Out By French Banks Replaces CSC Number Every Sixty Minutes To Prevent Fraud
Thursday September 15, 2016 @11:07AM Alibaba Engineers Fired for Mooncake Hacking
Friday September 09, 2016 @11:53AM Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty in US Diesel Emissions Probe
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:02AM Wells Fargo Fires 5,300 Employees For Creating Millions of Phony Accounts
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:16PM WrkRiot Collapses Amongst Allegations of Fraud
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @06:36PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses 40 Million Euros In Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:51PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses €40 Million in Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:22PM Half Of People Click Anything Sent To Them
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @10:41AM Mitsubishi Overstated Mileage For More Vehicle Models, Japan Ministry Says
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:42AM Nvidia Calls Out Intel For Cheating In Xeon Phi vs GPU Benchmarks
Sunday August 14, 2016 @08:23AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Monday August 08, 2016 @02:03PM AT&T Is Paying $7.75 Million in Refunds and Fines Over Sham Calls
Thursday August 04, 2016 @10:22PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Monday July 04, 2016 @12:00PM Steam Warns Users Against Gambling Site After YouTube Stars Discovered As Owners
Friday July 01, 2016 @03:05PM Security Researcher Gets Threats Over Amazon Review
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:11PM Piracy Phishing Scam Targets US ISPs and Subscribers
Thursday June 23, 2016 @01:19PM Volkswagen To Pay $10.2 Billion In Emissions Lawsuit
Friday June 17, 2016 @09:40AM Digital Currency Ethereum Is Cratering Amid Claims Of a $50 Million Hack
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @01:03PM US Company's China Employee Allegedly Stole Code To Help Local Government
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @12:19PM Developer Accuses Apple Of Stealing His Breathe App
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Monday June 06, 2016 @11:27AM Oracle Whistleblower Suit Raises Questions Over Cloud Accounting
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:56AM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @03:11PM Guy Who Didn't Invent Email Sues Gawker For Pointing Out He Didn't Invent Email
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @01:14PM Peachy Printer Funds Embezzled To Build New Home Instead of $100 3D Printer
Monday April 25, 2016 @08:54AM Nearly All New Diesel Cars Exceed Official Pollution Limits
Thursday April 07, 2016 @12:18PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @02:25PM Leaked Emails Reveal Widespread Corruption in Global Oil Industry
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Saturday March 26, 2016 @12:01PM Six Charged For Hacking Lottery Terminals To Spew Only Winning Tickets
Monday March 07, 2016 @10:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:11PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:22AM Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads And Malware In Their Network Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:56AM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:11AM Many Surveys, About One In Five, May Contain Fraudulent Data
Thursday February 18, 2016 @03:26AM Copyright Professor's Lecture Removed From YouTube Over Sony Content-ID Claim
Monday February 15, 2016 @04:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Friday February 12, 2016 @03:30AM Google Settles Decade-Long Tax Dispute In UK
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @12:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Thursday December 03, 2015 @08:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Monday November 30, 2015 @10:37AM VW Officials Knew Since Last Year of Misleading Fuel Economy Claims
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:28AM Fake Bomb Detector, Blamed For Hundreds of Deaths, Is Still In Use
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:54PM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @07:33AM This October Was the Hottest Ever Measured
Sunday November 08, 2015 @06:28PM VW Engineers Have Admitted Manipulating CO2 Emissions Data
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @07:57AM EPA Finds More VW Cheating Software, Including In a Porsche
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:08AM DARPA Program Targets Image Doctoring
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:16PM Amazon Lawsuit Aims To Kill Fake Reviews
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:18AM Volkswagen Seeks To Repair Its Image By Focusing On Electric
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:21PM Cold Fusion Rears Ugly Head With Claims of Deuterium-Powered Homes
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @07:56AM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Sunday September 27, 2015 @08:24AM Government Finds New Emails Clinton Did Not Hand Over
Thursday September 24, 2015 @09:23AM How Did Volkswagen Cheat Emissions Tests, and Who Authorized It?
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:14AM Analysis Reveals Almost No Real Women On Ashley Madison
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:38PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Sunday August 09, 2015 @08:24AM Hacker Shows How To Fabricate Death Records
Saturday August 01, 2015 @09:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Thursday July 23, 2015 @10:40AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @08:02AM Toshiba CEO, 8 Others, Resign Over $1.2 Billion Accounting Cover-Up
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @02:02PM Interviews: Ask Brianna Wu a Question
Sunday June 21, 2015 @06:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @07:23AM Debunking the Batteriser's Claims
Friday June 05, 2015 @08:04PM How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars For Haiti and Built 6 Homes
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Thursday May 14, 2015 @07:24AM Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:51PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:46PM No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:23AM Tech Credited With Reducing Nigerian Election Death Toll
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:02AM Wellness App Author Lied About Cancer Diagnosis
Sunday April 19, 2015 @01:03AM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:54AM How Many Hoaxes Are On Wikipedia? No One Knows
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:08AM Chess Grandmaster Used iPhone To Cheat During Tournament
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @07:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @12:30PM Evolution Market's Admins Are Gone, Along With $12M In Bitcoin
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:47PM Homeopathy Turns Out To Be Useless For Treating Medical Conditions
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:59PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:28AM Wired On 3-D Printers As Fraud Enablers
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:37PM Unearthing Fraud In Medical Trials
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @04:25PM Major Retailers Accused of Selling Fraudulent Herbal Supplements
Thursday January 01, 2015 @05:00PM Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:31AM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Friday December 26, 2014 @05:47PM Bill Gates Sponsoring Palladium-Based LENR Technology
Friday December 19, 2014 @11:00PM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Monday November 24, 2014 @09:13PM Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart
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)