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Dell Opens Data Center Innovation Hub; Forrest Norrod Comments

Dell Opens Data Center Innovation Hub; Forrest Norrod Comments

Dell has opened a new innovation center at its complex in Austin, Texas to focus on developing technologies for customers operating scale-out data centers. The company is working with eBay… Read more »

CSA Forms Working Group to Research Big Data Security, Privacy

CSA Forms Working Group to Research Big Data Security, Privacy

A technology companies consortium, Cloud Security Alliance has launched the Big Data Working Group to find security and privacy solutions for big data, Information Week reports. CSA global research director… Read more »

Sen. Durbin Introduces Federal Bill to Collect Online Sales Tax

Sen. Durbin Introduces Federal Bill to Collect Online Sales Tax

Congress introduced a bill Friday that would establish a federal framework for collecting sales tax from online retailers. The bill would provide a federal solution to the growing issue of… Read more »

Online Action Scammer Gets 48 Months in Jail

Online Action Scammer Gets 48 Months in Jail

A Romanian scammer was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison for his role as a money mule in an international fraud scheme that targeted online bidders, the FBI’s Chicago… Read more »

Another eBay Scammer Bites the Dust; Pleads Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Software for $1M

Another eBay Scammer Bites the Dust; Pleads Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Software for $1M

A Cincinnati man has admitted to selling more than $1 million worth of counterfeit financial and tax preparation software through an online auction site, according to an announcement from the… Read more »

Nevada Man Sentenced to 12 Years for $1.5 M eBay Scam

Nevada Man Sentenced to 12 Years for $1.5 M eBay Scam

A 40-year-old Nevada man has been sentenced to 12,5 years in prison and ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution for defrauding more than 250 persons in an Internet fraud… Read more »

Holy Matrimony: Husband and Wife Net $1.5 Million in eBay Scam

Holy Matrimony: Husband and Wife Net $1.5 Million in eBay Scam

A scamming husband-and-wife team from Nevada has been found guilty of defrauding eBay customers who shelled out small fortunes for advertised high-end kitchen appliances they never received. Darin Jerome French… Read more »

Romanian Conman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Online Bidders

Romanian Conman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Online Bidders

A Romanian man has pleaded guilty to one count each of wire fraud and conspiracy for his role in moving and hiding the illegal proceeds of an international fraud that… Read more »

Foreign-exchange Students Linked to Vietnamese Cyber-Crime Gang

Foreign-exchange Students Linked to Vietnamese Cyber-Crime Gang

A federal investigation dubbed Operation eMule has led agents to two foreign-exchange students in Minnesota who are accused of taking part in a cyber-crime ring in Vietnam that stole the… Read more »

Video Game Pirate Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Video Game Pirate Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

A 36-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for selling more than 35,000 illegally copied computer games online between 2005 and 2009, according to the FBI…. Read more »

Ebay Employees Targeted by Spear-Phishing Attack

Ebay Employees Targeted by Spear-Phishing Attack

Romanian authorities have arrested a man suspected of stealing more than $3 million through a series of computer crimes that included phishing attacks targeting eBay employees, The Register reports. Liviu… Read more »

Cyber Crooks Crank Out 57,000 New, Fake URLs Weekly

Cyber Crooks Crank Out 57,000 New, Fake URLs Weekly

Every week, cyber criminals are developing around 57,000 new fake web addresses, which are placed and registered on search engines in hopes of tricking innocent users to click on them,… Read more »

Cyber Crooks Look Best in Handcuffs

Cyber Crooks Look Best in Handcuffs

Police in Romania have arrested 70suspected cyber criminals who are thought to be members of criminal gangs running scams using compromised eBay accounts. The login credentials were allegedly obtained in… Read more »

Fake eBay Email Used for Cyber Crime

Fake eBay Email Used for Cyber Crime

Twitter and Facebook have each been targeted with a series of fake scams targeting users and now eBay has joined the list. The mail contains the subject line “eBay Procedural… Read more »

Online Scam Exploits Soldiers

Online Scam Exploits Soldiers

A series of false ads on Craigslist and Ebay offering to sell vehicles claim to be from National Guard soldiers set to ship out to Afghanistan. The scams were discovered… Read more »

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