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Study: Pirated content sites attract billions a year

Sites selling pirated software and other digital goods generate about 53 billion visits a year, according to a report from MarkMonitor.

By Jan. 12, 2011

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Tablet knockoffs running rampant, brand firm says

A new study says knockoff tablets have become a big target online, with brand protection company MarkMonitor finding some 23,000 listings for fake or gray-market tablets in a single day.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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Spam study offers statistics on 'brandjacking'

A survey of Internet pharmacies finds a majority practice poor security and may not be selling legitimate brand-name drugs.

By Aug. 20, 2007

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Apple wins control over 'iPhone' porn domain names

The company terminates dispute with a domain name squatter after it gains control of iphonesex4s.com and six other names that contain the term "iPhone."

By Nov. 22, 2011

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How to avoid sites selling counterfeit items

The U.S. government's recent crackdown on Web sites offering fake brand-name products is an attempt to stem the torrent of bogus items available online. Here's how to spot bargains that are literally too good to be true.

By Dec. 5, 2011

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Beware of counterfeit tablets, warns security vendor

With almost 100 new tablets debuting at CES this week, OpSec Security is warning potential buyers to be on the lookout for fakes being sold on certain Web sites.

By Jan. 11, 2012

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Wikipedia gone daddy from Go Daddy

The Wikimedia Foundation says it has completed the transfer of its domain portfolio away from Go Daddy, a move made in response to the registrar's position on the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By Mar. 10, 2012

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Maker of Chromebook Pixel video: It's real. But is he?

Exclusive: Slinky.me founder Victor Koch says his company's Chromebook video is legit -- but doubts about him are mounting.

By Feb. 11, 2013

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Facebook hit by phishing attacks for a second day

After fighting off another phishing worm designed to steal people's usernames and passwords, social-networking site is investigating whether the attacks are related.

By Apr. 30, 2009

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Apple's Web strategy all about Me

Not me personally, of course. Company is hoarding domain names that include "me," and several different .me addresses as possible replacements for its .Mac service.

By Jun. 2, 2008