Contego wants to make sure that business or person you’re about to hire on isn’t a fake or a risky move.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Texas man with running a Ponzi scheme in which he raised “at least” 700,000 Bitcoin, worth $4.5 million at the time and more than $60 million today.
Security experts say the domain expansion plan has been “rushed,” and we should anticipate a sharp rise in fraud. What steps should consumers and brands take now?
Guest Post By analyzing years of social data that is difficult to fake, we can more intelligently combat ever-more-sophisticated cybercriminals.
Last week I bought 13 laptops from WalMart.com. There were only two problems: I didn’t buy them, and they weren’t being shipped to my house. I’d been hacked.
Guest Post During the past few months, digital ad companies have been forced to take a hard look in the mirror.
In the mid-1990s, Craig Berkman made a name for himself as a VC. But his bad dealings then and a pile of debt led to desperate measures in the months before Facebook’s IPO.
SiftScience has raised $5.5 million from high-profile investors, including Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, Union Square Ventures, First Round Capital, and more.
The British Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which is said to be investigating Autonomy on charges of fraud, is also an Autonomy customer.
Project Blitzkrieg, a fraud campaign aimed at banks in the U.S., might be more than just a scare tactic, according to McAfee Labs.
Paul Ceglia, a recently arrested New York businessman suing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for half his company, just lost his attorney after an investigation found Celgia falsified evidence.
Police arrested Paul Ceglia this week for forging documents in his years-long lawsuit against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
What happens if a crowdsourced project fails? Do contributors get their money back?
In an NPR interview, Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler seems to suggest that has never happened … that failed projects which are unable to deliver promised goods are “a bridge that has not yet been crossed.”
President Obama signed the Crowdfunding Bill, aka the JOBS Act, into law today. It will change the way startups do business in a lot of ways, most notably by making it easier for them to accept smaller investments from a larger number of investors. Chance Barnett, chief executive officer of crowdfunding service provider Crowdfunder, sent us the nifty infographic below helping to explain.
Researchers are working on an on/off switch for the next generation of credit cards. No, not to stop you from spending money you shouldn’t, but to help protect you from theft and fraud.
When Paul Ceglia claimed that he owned 50 percent of Facebook and sued Mark Zuckerberg last year, not many people believed him.
Guardian Analytics is in the increasingly necessary business of helping banks stop cybercrime. And since cybercrime keeps growing, Guardian has raised another $11 million in venture funding.
Two weeks ago, several tech publications wrote about DinglePharb, an exciting new social gaming developer based in the Philippines and Hong Kong.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Jeff Bussgang is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. This column originally appeared on his blog Seeing Both Sides.)