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Freelancer.com adds phone verification, country ID security measures for its 7m users

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Freelancer.com, a crowdsourced jobs marketplace, is strengthening the security of its platform against scams and frauds with two new mechanisms. The company has announced its 7 million users will need to register a phone number for security purposes, while their country of location will be identified and prominently displayed on the...
Freelancer.com adds phone verification, country ID security measures for its 7m users

Feds target bogus web businesses

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Three U.S. agencies and a group of state attorneys general have filed more than 70 civil and criminal cases against defendants offering allegedly bogus business opportunities, with some of the defendants offering to help customers set up online businesses. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice,...
Feds target bogus web businesses

ICOA denies report of Google purchase after flurry of trades forces stock freeze

www.guardian.co.uk
AP and other news outlets pick up hoax release from online PR company, leading to 3.321bn trades before sales are called offIt was Cyber Monday deal that wasn't. On Monday morning as people took advantage of the online sales, Google appeared to be doing a little shopping of its own....
ICOA denies report of Google purchase after flurry of trades forces stock freeze

Pirate Bay Founder Released From Solitary Confinement

torrentfreak.com
Following his arrest late August, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm was deported from Cambodia to Sweden. Initially it was assumed that Gottfrid was sent to Sweden because of the outstanding one year prison sentence in the Pirate Bay case. However, once he touched down at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport, the authorities...
Pirate Bay Founder Released From Solitary Confinement
Living with doubt

Identity theft? Go straight to Action Fraud

www.guardian.co.uk
Wonga was fraud victim, not reader whose details were used to obtain loan - but financial institutions often get it wrongIn your column of 24 November you mentioned Wonga and a person who had "been the victim of fraud".I am a crime evaluator with a police force and your advice,...
Identity theft? Go straight to Action Fraud

21 Jonah Peretti Quotes That Will Restore Your Faith in Buzzfeed

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Last night, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post cofounder Jonah Peretti sat down with Pando’s Sarah Lacy to talk virality, humans vs. robots, and why deep down we’re all just teenage girls. Here are 21 of his best quotes:. 1. On viral content: “You can explain it in one sentence and get...
21 Jonah Peretti Quotes That Will Restore Your Faith in Buzzfeed

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested Again On Suspicion Of New Hacking & Fraud Offenses

torrentfreak.com
As reported in detail last month, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm is currently being detained in Sweden, locked up for 23 hours a day in solitary confinement. He is being held under suspicion of hacking into Logica, an IT company closely connected to Sweden’s tax authorities. Every second week there...
Pirate Bay Founder Arrested Again On Suspicion Of New Hacking & Fraud Offenses
Jonah Peretti: Buzzfeed Doesn't Need Gawker's Snark

Crooks Net Millions in Coordinated ATM Heists

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Organized cyber criminals stole almost $11 million in two highly coordinated ATM heists in the final days of 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The events prompted Visa to warn U.S. payment card issuers to be on high-alert for additional ATM cash-out fraud schemes in the New Year. According to sources in...
Crooks Net Millions in Coordinated ATM Heists

Pirate Bay Founder Could Be Prosecuted For Hacking "Within a Month"

torrentfreak.com
In late August 2012, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm was deported from Cambodia to Sweden. It was presumed that Gottfrid had been taken to serve the year in prison he was handed for his involvement in The Pirate Bay, but quickly it become clear the authorities also had other things...
Pirate Bay Founder Could Be Prosecuted For Hacking "Within a Month"

GndCB sez "Frauds": House Republicans plan online community, to find a voice and set the tone

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GndCB sez "Frauds": House Republicans plan online community, to find a voice and set the tone

DrawChat Creator Launches His Mobile Ad Startup Namo Media, Raises $1.9M Round Led By Google Ventures

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Late last year, former Googler Gabor Cselle had a problem. He’d launched a fun app called DrawChat, and it was starting to see some real usage — which would be great, except Cselle told me that DrawChat was always meant to be “a palate cleanser” and that he wanted to...
DrawChat Creator Launches His Mobile Ad Startup Namo Media, Raises $1.9M Round Led By Google Ventures
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