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Slashdot Items Tagged "fraud"

Date / TimeStory
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
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @02:51PM British Politicians Delete Negative Wikipedia Descriptions Before Election
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @01:57PM Feds bust cops who cleaned up credit histories by filing fake police reports.
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
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @12:23PM Appeals Judge Calls Prenda an "Ingenious Crooked Extortionate Operation"
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 April 14, 2015 @04:02PM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
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
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @06:26PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak in 2015, as the US Moves To EMV, 10 Years Late
Monday February 16, 2015 @04:57PM Company Promises Positive Yelp Reviews For a Price; Yelp Sues
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Friday February 06, 2015 @03:31AM With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards
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 November 06, 2014 @01:28PM PC Cooling Specialist Zalman Goes Bankrupt Due To Fraud
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
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @04:27PM MetaFilter Founder Says Vacation Firm Forged Court Docs To Scotch Review
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
Monday July 28, 2014 @12:53PM Silicon Valley has created an imaginary staffing shortage
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"
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @05:10PM FTC Says T-Mobile Made Hundreds of Millions From Bogus SMS Charges
Saturday June 28, 2014 @01:26PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze, Part II
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @01:33PM Venture-Backed Bitcoin Miner Startup Can't Deliver On Time, Gets Sued
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 @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
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:14PM Futuremark Delists Samsung and HTC Android Devices for Cheating 3DMark
Sunday November 24, 2013 @01:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:30PM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @12:58PM Six More Arrested In $45 Million ATM Theft
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:10PM Swatter gets 30 months in prison
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
Monday September 30, 2013 @11:16PM Symantec seizes part of massive botnet used for BitCoin mining and click fraud
Sunday September 29, 2013 @11:37AM Two Years In Prison For Using Infrared Contact Lenses To Cheat At Poker
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @01:21PM Brooklyn Yogurt Shop Sting Snares Fake Reviewers For NY Attorney General
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
Saturday July 20, 2013 @01:12AM Former Cal State Student Gets Year In Prison For Rigging Campus Election
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 June 20, 2013 @12:22PM Pirate Bay Founder Sentenced To Jail
Thursday June 20, 2013 @12:20PM Former TigerDirect President Indicted In $230 Million Laundering Scheme
Thursday May 23, 2013 @10:35PM A Cold Look at Cold Fusion Claims: Why E-Cat Looks Like a Hoax
Friday May 10, 2013 @12:42PM ATMs Compromised, $45M Taken
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @04:30PM Finfisher Spyware Use By Governments Expanding, Masquerades as Firefox
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
Wednesday February 27, 2013 @12:42AM Drinkers sue Anheuser-Busch for 'watering down' beer
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
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @01:16PM YouTube Drops 2 Billion Fake Music Industry Views
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
Friday November 16, 2012 @02:46AM House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On TSA's "Scanner Shuffle"
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 10, 2012 @02:49PM Counterfeit Air Bag Racket Blows Up
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 @09:10PM Chip and Pin "Weakness" Exposed By Cambridge Researchers
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
Sunday August 26, 2012 @04:43PM Inside the Business of Online Reviews For Hire
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
Friday June 15, 2012 @01:56PM Online Pharmacy Pioneer Arrested In Florida
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
Monday May 21, 2012 @08:14PM SAP VP Arrested in LEGO Bar Code Scam
Sunday May 20, 2012 @10:02AM The Big Lie of the Facebook IPO
Monday May 14, 2012 @09:03PM Global Payments Breach Led To Prepaid Card Fraud
Monday May 14, 2012 @12:04PM Resumegate Continues At Yahoo: Thompson Out As CEO, Levinsohn In
Saturday May 05, 2012 @08:45PM How Romanian Fortune Tellers Used Google To Fleece Victims
Saturday May 05, 2012 @12:49PM Database and IP Records Tie Election Fraud To Canada's Ruling Conservatives
Friday May 04, 2012 @11:22AM Yahoo CEO Wrongly Claimed To Have Degree In Computer Science
Thursday May 03, 2012 @09:12PM New Yahoo! CEO lied about his Computer Science degree
Monday April 30, 2012 @01:20AM Not Just Apple, How Microsoft Sidestepped Billions In State Taxes
Thursday April 26, 2012 @05:35PM Terminal Mixup Implicates TSA Agents In LAX Smuggling Plot
Thursday April 26, 2012 @07:54AM German Court Rules That Clients Responsible For Phishing Losses
Monday April 23, 2012 @12:18PM US Charges English Twins Over $1.2m 'Stock Robot' Fraud
Saturday April 21, 2012 @06:27AM US charges twins over $1.2m 'stock robot' fraud
Friday April 20, 2012 @07:12PM Studies Suggest Massive Increase In Scientific Fraud
Friday April 13, 2012 @05:03PM Brothers Using Business Logic Attacks Face Jail Time
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @08:11AM Ask Slashdot: At What Point Has a Kickstarter Project Failed?
Saturday April 07, 2012 @04:16AM Ask Slashdot: Advice For Budding Scientist?
Friday March 30, 2012 @01:26PM Climate Change To Drive Weather Disasters, Say UN Experts
Thursday March 29, 2012 @05:30PM How an AWOL U.S. Soldier Got Paul Allen's Debit Card From Citi
Thursday March 29, 2012 @08:35AM GAO Sting Finds More Fake Military Parts From China
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @08:12AM Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Hit By ID Fraud
Friday March 23, 2012 @06:59PM AT&T Charged US Taxpayers $16 Million For Nigerian Fraud Calls
Friday March 23, 2012 @11:48AM Evidence of Vote Flipping in GOP Primary
Saturday March 17, 2012 @08:17AM Misleading Robocalls Went To Voters ID'd As Non-Tories
Friday March 16, 2012 @09:34AM Company pays $500 million to avoid prosecution for fraud in NYCTime software pro
Friday March 16, 2012 @05:11AM European Parliament Blocks Copyright Reform With 113% Voter Turnout
Friday March 09, 2012 @02:21PM SFPD Breathalyzer Mistake Puts Hundreds of DUI Convictions In Doubt
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @02:45PM Details Of FBI Surveillance In Lulzsec Takedown Emerge
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @12:24PM Details about how LulzSec leader was taken down
Monday March 05, 2012 @09:16AM AT&T Clarifies Data Limitations On "Unlimited" Data Plans
Wednesday February 29, 2012 @12:44PM Is There Statistical Evidence of Election Fraud?
Saturday February 25, 2012 @08:23PM Canada's Conservatives Misled Voters With Massive Robocall Operation
Friday February 24, 2012 @07:19PM North Korea's High-Tech Counterfeit $100 Bills
Friday February 10, 2012 @06:48PM IRS Employee Stole Data To Forge $8M In Fraudulent Returns
Friday February 03, 2012 @10:14AM Credit Suisse Traders Manipulated IT Systems To Hide $500m Losses
Thursday February 02, 2012 @09:00AM The Gang Behind the World's Largest Spam Botnet

Murphy's Law, that brash proletarian restatement of Godel's Theorem. -- Thomas Pynchon, "Gravity's Rainbow"

 



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