Ebay scammer named and shamed

A serial fraudster by the name of Elengo Papacostas has earned a reputation due to the several online frauds he has committed. This buyer had received multiple complaints from sellers who put up event tickets for sale on eBay, and have the money swiped back on Paypal’s system classified as a disputed transaction. eBay uses […]

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Networks complain about Apple distribution

Several anonymous telecoms operators made complaints over how Apple distributes its most popular devices, the iPhone and the iPad, to network carriers. The New York Times also received complaints from an anonymous source that stated these were particularly aimed at France, although other countries in Western Europe are also affected. The said complaints were from […]

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Financial and online industries still reluctant to implement fraud prevention technology

Despite the strong efforts of security vendors to convince the financial industry and many online stores, it is still apparent that these industries are unwilling to adopt the DNSSEC technology, a mechanism used to prevent fraud making it extra-challenging for fraudsters to fake legitimate websites. DNSSEC, otherwise known as the DNS Security Extensions, effectively utilizes […]

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