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The Evolution of Fraud in the Internet Age

Human beings have been defrauding one another since before we kept track of time on anything other than the sky. While numerous methods have been used over the years to combat and defend against it, the Internet has made fraud detection and protection more difficult and crucial.

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Hacker Steals $50,000 From Web Companies

If you’ve ever signed up for a bank account or Paypal account online, you’ve probably noticed how they deposit a small amount of change into your checking account for verification purposes. It’s usually under 50 cents and doesn’t amount to much. But what if someone programmed a way to automate the enrollment process with these sites and used false names ...

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