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Facebook sues lawyers of man who claimed to own the social network

The world's largest social network claims DLA Piper and other law firms knew Paul Ceglia was lying about his ownership stake in Facebook -- but went forward with the case anyway.

By October 20, 2014

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Bitcoin is ripe for fraud and Ponzi schemes, warns SEC

Government agency cautions about the use of cryptocurrencies, saying they’re more likely to be used by “fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes.”

By May 7, 2014

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Judge dismisses Ceglia lawsuit over ownership of Facebook

New York man claimed in a lawsuit against the social network and Mark Zuckerberg that he had a 2003 contract that entitled him to a half ownership in the company.

By March 25, 2014

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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014

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13 indicted in $2M gas station card-skimming scheme

Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege.

By January 22, 2014

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Wi-Fi routers: More security risks than ever

The research team that discovered significant security holes in more than a dozen home Wi-Fi routers adds more devices to that list at Defcon 21.

By August 3, 2013

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State AGs blast Google over YouTube ads for illicit products

Attorneys general for Nebraska and Oklahoma want to know how much revenue is generated by ads related to illegal sales of prescription drugs and counterfeit merchandise.

By July 2, 2013

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Medieval book in unknown language contains message

The Voynich Manuscript has eluded every attempt at deciphering. But new computerized statistical analysis suggests it has a genuine message and is not a hoax.

By June 24, 2013

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Top Wi-Fi routers easy to hack, says study

The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.

By April 17, 2013

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Judge recommends dismissal of Paul Ceglia's Facebook lawsuit

Judge says there is clear evidence that the 2003 contract that Ceglia claims gives him half interest in the social network was a "recently created fabrication."

By March 26, 2013