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eBay Security Chief Outlines 3 Main Drivers of Hacker Activity

It seems there’s nowhere to hide these days from cyberattacks. Major breaches have exposed critical data at banks, retailers, health care providers and the government, as evidenced by word this month that hackers compromised personal information of at least 4 …

Million Dollar Internet Theft Ring Uncovered in Central Florida

Five people are accused in a central Florida Internet theft ring. Officials say Marc Kolarik made about $1.2 million over the past year by selling stolen goods on eBay. A six-week investigation found that four others brought the merchandise to …

North Carolina Man Sells Thousands of Bogus Airbags on eBay

A 27-year-old North Carolina man who’s part owner of an auto parts business is pleading guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit airbags. Igor Borodin of Indian Hill pleaded guilty Monday and faces up to 15 years in prison and $2 …

Amateur Sleuth Helps Stop National Archives Thefts

When J. David Goldin saw the recorded interview of baseball great Babe Ruth for sale on eBay he knew something was wrong. There was only one original record of that 1937 interview of Ruth on a hunting trip, and Goldin …

Rules on Trademark Liability of Online Providers

Internet auction marketplace eBay may have to take more responsibility over what is sold via its website or it could be sued for trademark abuse, Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday. The European Court of Justice said online market providers …