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Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By 18 May 2015


Smarter driver: How to spot counterfeit car parts

Brian Cooley tells you what you need to know to avoid buying bogus auto parts.

By 21 April 2015


Alibaba sinks $161M into nixing counterfeits over two years

China's e-commerce giant says that since January 2013 it has banned 90 million counterfeit items that had been on its listings.

By 24 December 2014


Apple deletes over 250 data-mining apps from App Store

Once again, the tech giant has deleted apps from its App Store over security concerns. This time the culprit is Chinese advertiser Youmi, which used third-party apps developed with its software to mine user data.

By 20 October 2015


Privacy-concerned Apple deletes apps from App Store

The Californian tech giant has removed several apps from its App Store that install root certificates, which potentially allow hackers to view private user information.

By 9 October 2015


Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By 8 October 2015


Apple cleanses App Store of tainted iPhone, iPad software

An infected, counterfeit version of Apple's Xcode developer software apparently led to dozens of compromised apps.

By 21 September 2015


New credit cards aim to protect consumers, banks from hackers

A chip implanted in new cards is designed to stop cybercrime. Starting Thursday, stores that haven't upgraded their card-reading terminals will be on the hook for fraudulent charges.

By 30 September 2015


Apple taking steps to prevent another large-scale App Store breach

The Californian tech giant's senior vice president of worldwide marketing said that Apple will be providing official Xcode software to Chinese developers to avoid another security breach of its App Store.

By 23 September 2015


Your identity is sold for $1 in the Dark Web

If you or your company is a victim of a cyberattack, where does this stolen data go, and to what purpose?

By 23 September 2015