Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.
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.
The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A pattern of payment card fraud suggests that data was stolen from cash registers in the Northeast US, security reporter Brian Krebs reports.
The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.
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.