Fraud

08.18.15
Target's data breach payout to Visa may hit $67 million
08.18.15

Target's data breach payout to Visa may hit $67 million

Target is still facing the consequences of its late 2013 data breach: it's paying Visa up to $67 million in compensation.

By J. Fingas,   08.18.15
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07.21.15
Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks
07.21.15

Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks

Four people spread out across the globe are under arrest for an elaborate fraud scheme.

By J. Fingas,   07.21.15
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06.11.15
FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud
06.11.15

FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud

Hang around the crowdfunding scene long enough and you'll hear tales of campaigns that were too go...

By J. Fingas,   06.11.15
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05.09.15
Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients
05.09.15

Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients

Have you ever heard of a cybersecurity firm called Tiversa? No? Well, you'll likely be hearing abo...

By M. Moon,   05.09.15
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03.16.15
Lawsuit accuses Lyft of stiffing new drivers on bonuses
03.16.15

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of stiffing new drivers on bonuses

Uber isn't the only ridesharing outfit running into legal trouble these days -- Lyft is now facing...

By J. Fingas,   03.16.15
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03.11.15
Sketchy crowdfunded privacy router gets a new corporate master (update)
03.11.15

Sketchy crowdfunded privacy router gets a new corporate master (update)

Remember Anonabox, the internet privacy router that was outed as a rebranded Chinese device and bo...

By J. Fingas,   03.11.15
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03.02.15
Fraudsters take advantage of banks' weak Apple Pay identity checks
03.02.15

Fraudsters take advantage of banks' weak Apple Pay identity checks

A mobile payment system is only as secure as its weakest link... and in the case of Apple Pay, it'...

By J. Fingas,   03.02.15
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12.16.14
Scientists dream up a credit card that no one can forge
12.16.14

Scientists dream up a credit card that no one can forge

One downside of bank cards is that, with the right equipment and know-how, they're pretty easy to...

By D. Cooper,   12.16.14
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