06/12/2020

The Fake Geek Girl

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Musician Uses Fake Online Dating Profile To Catch iPhone Thief

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Man tricks iPhone thief using fake OKCupid profile

Twenty-seven year old Nadav Nirenberg lost his phone during a taxi ride to a music gig, only to wake up the next morning with emails from OKCupid, a dating website. As it turns out, the man who nabbed his lost iPhone was using it – along with Nirenberg’s picture – to hunt for love online. […]

Developer releases dozens of fake apps in Google Play store, user beware

Malware in the Google Play store is nothing new, and Google does their best to sift out most of the crap that makes its way in, but sometimes some of it sneaks through. A Google Play developer account by the name of “apkdeveloper” has released a ton of fake apps and games that are essentially […]

Amazon Begins Deleting ‘Fake’ Reviews

In move that is creating quite a bit of surprise and outrage, online retailer Amazon has begun deleting reviews the website believes are fake. What is a fake review though? For books in particular it appears the online giant is deleting reviews posted by anyone related to the author or any author reviewing another author. Illogically though […]

Amazon Begins Deleting ‘Fake’ Reviews

In move that is creating quite a bit of surprise and outrage, online retailer Amazon has begun deleting reviews the website believes are fake. What is a fake review though? For books in particular it appears the online giant is deleting reviews posted by anyone related to the author or any author reviewing another author. Illogically though […]

New research could yield the ability to detect fake tweets

I think most of us know that you can’t believe everything you read on the Internet. This is particularly true of twitter and other social networks where things have a way of getting twisted as they are repeated and tweets can often be outright lies. Patrick Meier of the Qatar Foundation’s Computing Research Institute and […]

Fake Winning Powerball Ticket On Facebook Is A Hoax, Liking Won’t Get You $1M

A fake winning Powerball ticket on Facebook, purported to be held by a young man named Nolan Daniels, has been circulating with a promise to give one million dollars to a lucky like-giver on the social network. The fake winning Powerball ticket on Facebook, proudly held up by the bearded and smiling Daniels, indeed boasts […]

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