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Counterfeits stories

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The dark side of social media influencers: facilitating counterfeit trade
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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social media
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counterfeits
The success of the deviant social media influencers lies in exploiting certain consumer characteristics that make them susceptible to their charms.
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Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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web development
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cybersecurity
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ssl
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
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HP study illuminates booming counterfeit print supply industry
Tue, 11th Jun 2019
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printing
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hp
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cios
Businesses that purchase print supplies are in danger of falling victim to the multi-billion dollar industry of counterfeits and fakes.
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Europol cracks down on counterfeit sites; arrests 12 people
Tue, 27th Nov 2018
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martech
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commerce systems
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counterfeits
Europol and law enforcement authorities from 26 countries have dismantled an online counterfeit goods ring and arrested 12 people.
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How ID cards can use visual security to make counterfeiters weep
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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counterfeits
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secure issuance
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identity cards
One look at a well-crafted identity card could tell counterfeiters that they’re defeated before they even try.
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Counterfeit seizures prompt warnings to reseller community
Fri, 15th Apr 2016
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counterfeits
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nsw fair trade
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retail
Retailers selling counterfeit or unsafe products could face significant penalties of up to $1.1 million - or imprisonment.
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Protecting brand New Zealand
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
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hp
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business
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counterfeits
Counterfeiting is one of the fastest growing economic crimes of modern times. Innovative and cost-effective tech solutions are now able to tackle this.
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Smartphone fakes fail at the border
Thu, 8th Jan 2015
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smartphones
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apple
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gaming
NZ Customs thwarted over 400 attempts to smuggle counterfeit electronics in 2014, underscoring a surge in fake goods' trade.