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Microsoft says that the Mevade botnet, which recently spiked traffic on Tor, is actually a variant on an older click fraud botnet that has been flying under the radar for 2 years
Software giant Microsoft yesterday revealed it had successfully prosecuted a Queensland man who was selling counterfeit copies of the company's software packages, with a judge this week ruling that the defendant would have to pay Microsoft $90,000 in civil damages, and the man also pleading guilty to several dozen counts of fraud.
Trash talking your competitors is nothing new (Apple and Adobe have been at it for a while, with Google joining in on occasion), but we've had an ugly spate of it this year - from Google derailing the Future of Search event by accusing Bing of copying (and Bing's Harry Shum drily snarking back by accusing Google of click fraud) to (notice a pattern?) Google pre-empting Nokia's deal with Microsoft by repeating a Nokia insult to Siemens and Benq.
The Internet Fraud Alert service is providing a clearinghouse where security researchers can report incidents and hand over stolen credentials to financial institutions
Microsoft helped set up a centralized service where security researchers can report incidents of internet fraud and hand over stolen personal data.
Microsoft and a former employee have settled over claims of fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
A Microsoft security expert warns that scammers will try to exploit the global financial crisis with e-mails that promise money but deliver fraud.
Gamers who reported fraud with their Xbox Live account were likely duped into giving up their information, according to Microsoft.
Gamers report having their Xbox Live accounts hijacked and their credit cards used to buy virtual currency on the gaming service.
Google and click fraud, Google vs. Microsoft, Google and Privacy, Google Diversification…all topics I probed this year, and all represented among the top ten read posts at my Digital Markets Blog in 2006.
With Yahoo publicly taking a stand against click fraud and Microsoft publicly researching click fraud prevention, it is up to Google now to publicly acknowledge the reality of a click fraud problem and put forth meaningful solutions.
Microsoft is studying advertising methods that are “highly robust to fraud
It may be software but it's no soft crime, says Microsoft as it seeks to clamp down on counterfeiters with the Keep IT Real campaign.
It may be software but it's no soft crime, says Microsoft as it seeks to clamp down on counterfeiters with the Keep IT Real campaign
Spamhaus has accused Yahoo of failing in the fight against online fraud, and Microsoft has admitted there is room for improvement
A major Australian financial group increases its efforts to combat online fraud and drops its large-scale use of Microsoft Windows for ATM and point-of-sale transactions.
Goldtouch Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it is seeking $1bn (£0.61bn) from Microsoft Corp. for patent infringement, fraud and theft of trade secrets.
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