Google Glass auction pulled from eBay

EBay has pulled an auction for a pair of Google Glass specs, on the basis that it was a fake - but not before bidding reached nearly $17,000.

Tesla CEO slams car review as 'fake'

A big row has broken out over a review of the Tesla all-electric car in the New York Times last week.

PRWeb falls for fake release, calls it 'identity theft'

Press release site PRWeb has been forced to issue an embarrassing apology after posting a fake release.

Yelp cracks down on fake reviews

Fed up with business owners paying for fake reviews, Yelp is to introduce a system to warn users when it believes they're being misled.

Almost all online pharmacies are dangerous, says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has launched an awareness campaign to warn consumers that the vast majority of online pharmacies are offering counterfeit drugs.

Facebook aims to eliminate fake 'Likes'

Facebook's cracking down on fake 'Likes', with an update to its system designed to automatically detect and remove them.

Fake Facebook account used to target NATO commander

Chinese spies created a fake Facebook profile of US Navy admiral James Stavridis and used it to cosy up to his colleagues around the world.

Black Friday scam offers fake iTunes freebie

Scammers are exploiting Black Friday shopping enthusiasm with fake iTunes electronic gift certificates.

Facebook claims to have proof that Ceglia contract is a fake

Facebook says it's found the 'smoking gun' that proves Paul Ceglia faked the document he says proves he owns a majority of the company.

Software weeds out fake online reviews

Many online reviews appear too good to be true - and they are. Earlier this year, for example, the Federal Trade Commission fined a music tuition company $250,000 for posting fake reviews of its own products.

Complete Apple store faked in China

Faking Apple products is nothing new in China, the world leader in counterfeited goods. But according to a blogger in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, some bright spark's gone a little further.

Internet 'legal highs' contain banned substances

Beware of buying 'legal highs' from the internet - many don't have the claimed ingredients, and some contain controlled subtances, analysis shows.

Mass injection attack hits a million websites

More than a million URLs have been compromised by a cyberattack that's suddenly ramped up in the last 24 hours to become one of the biggest mass-injection attacks ever seen.

Fake radiation text spreads across Asia

The Philippine government has been forced to issue a denial, following the spread of a hoax SMS message warning of a radiation hazard to the country.

Yes, that Tweet was wicked fake

Sure, faking a screamin’ Tweet or posting a phony status update may not be as bad as well (*ahem*), faking other things. And as you may have guessed, there are legions of people who are more than ready to do so to boost their collective online images.

PR firm settles claims of fake games reviews

A public relations agency is to settle with the FTC over charges that  its staff posed as members of the public to post fake reviews of video games developed by its clients.

China cracks down on gray-market cell phones

Beijing has finally moved to curtail China's infamous "gray" cell phone market.

Three charged over massive fake anti-virus scam

Three men have been charged over a $100 million scam involving fake anti-virus software.

Games Review: Activision III - The Corporate Revenge

In this, version III of what looks to be a long-running franchise, Activision game-play becomes more subtle.

Lawyers get cross over fake Intel CPU reports

Two tech sites have received 'cease and desist' letters after reporting that online retailer Newegg was inadvertently supplying counterfeit Intel chips to customers.