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Ahead of IPO, Alibaba targets counterfeit items

Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.

By May 13, 2014

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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By March 19, 2014

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Chips promise more security for credit cards, but signature still required

Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.

By November 17, 2014

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Android 5.0 Lollipop updates roll out

As Nexus 6 hits carriers, the latest Android update begins to arrive. Kindle e-readers and Skype also get updates, and researchers find sketchy ads for fake goods on Facebook.

By November 14, 2014

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Amazon in trouble with China over counterfeit book charges

The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.

By June 28, 2013

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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By November 7, 2014

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iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By October 24, 2014

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Staples probes potential theft of customer credit card data

A pattern of payment card fraud suggests that data was stolen from cash registers in the Northeast US, security reporter Brian Krebs reports.

By October 20, 2014

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UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters

The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.

By March 15, 2013

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eBay, LVMH settle lengthy lawsuit over fake goods

The agreement calls for eBay and the French luxury goods maker to "combat" counterfeit items that wind their way onto the online marketplace, says Reuters.

By July 17, 2014