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Analysis of meta-analyses identifies where sciences’ real problems lie

(credit: Harvard University) Science is in a phase of pretty intense soul-searching. Over the past few years, systemic problems that lead to unreliable...

IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue...

Anti-fraud measures by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state agencies over the past two years have made tax refund scams harder for cyber...

Scammy science: 40 journals appointed a fake person as editor

Enlarge (credit: Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier) Anna O.Szust is not a real person.She is, literally, a fraud: oszust means “fraud” in Polish. Nonetheless, Szust...

The priest, the coder, the Bitcoin drug deals – and today’s...

What would Jesus do? Jump on Tor and blow cryptocurrency on blow, apparently A New Jersey pastor and a Florida software engineer were today...

Online Fraud: What Tools, Techniques the Fraudsters Use

DataVisor's inaugural Online Fraud Report provides insight into the browsers, platforms and locations from which online fraud is originating. Here are the report's highlights.

Google, Facebook, Twitter must amend ToS for EU users or face...

Enlarge (credit: Athif Khan/Contributor via Getty Images) Fraud, scams, and "unfair" terms and conditions all need to be cleaned up on Facebook, Twitter,...

Judge OKs warrant to reveal who searched a crime victim’s name...

Enlarge (credit: Philippe Huguen/Getty Images) Police in a small suburban town of 50,000 people just outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, have won a court order...

US charges two FSB officers, two “criminal hackers” in Yahoo breach

Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) The United States Department of Justice announced today indictments of four suspects in the criminal intrusion...

Russian Hacker Charged in ‘Citadel’ Malware Attacks

US Department of Justice said Mark Vartanyan is accused of computer fraud involving Citadel malware responsible for $500 million in losses.

More Brits’ IDs stolen than ever before

And the fraudsters making bank applications are doing so online UK identity fraud has hit its highest recorded levels, according to a new report.…

Google: We’ve killed off Chamois, one of the largest Android malware...

Google says it discovered a massive Android ad fraud operation during a routine ad traffic quality inspection.

Evolved Intelligence protects Middle Eastern operator against fraud and privacy violations

Deploys signalling firewall to prevent malicious activityBristol, March 13th 2017: Evolved Intelligence today announced that it is working with a rapidly growing operator in...