Fake Apple apps hit Google Play

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If you stopped by Google Play earlier today, you just might've had a chance to pick up some Apple designed apps for your Android device. Did hell freeze over? As it turns out, no, it did not.

Fake Apple Store found in China

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An American blogger who lives in China has made a rather unusual discovery; a fake Apple Store found in the remote Chinese city of Kunming. In the store itself, a variety of Apple products are...

Introducing the fake Microsoft Store

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Microsoft today unveiled it's "Retail Experience Center". The experience center is like a real Microsoft store but unfortunately it's fake. This store acts, feels and functions like a real store and was built at Microsoft's...

French Court Fines eBay Over Fake Goods

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A French court has ordered eBay to pay a 40m euro fine (£36.1m; $63m) to luxury goods group LVMH for allowing fake copies of its goods to be auctioned on the site. The case was...

MPAA fake download site exposed

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The detective agency used by the Motion Picture Association of America has attempted to lure file sharers to a fake download site that installs spyware on their PCs. The MiiVi.com site offered downloads of complete...

Fake Maxtor Drives Reported in Japan

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According to local press, forged Maxtor MaXLine II hard disk drives have been making their way into the Japanese market. Alleged fakes feature a 320GB capacity while Maxtor only produces 250GB and 300GB varieties...

Worm creates fake Google site

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A worm that modifies a user's HOSTS file to redirect visitors of Google.com to a spoof website has been discovered. The worm was found by Panda Labs and is currently circulating on P2P networks Shareaza...

Recent Revolution 'Leaks' Prove to be Fake

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A number of recent stories released on the internet purporting to show images of Nintendo's forthcoming next generation console, dubbed 'Revolution', and its tech demos have been uncovered as fakes. The first supposed leak was...

Warning over fake Windows update

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Users are being warned to watch out for a fake Microsoft security update. Circulating as an e-mail the fake message points people at a bogus website that claims to host critical security updates. But anyone...

Mac under fake Word 2004 attack

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Macworld UK has learned of a dangerous malware that deletes the Home folder on a Mac. The file is cunningly disguised as a Word 2004 for Mac demo – from the forthcoming Office 2004 for...

Half-Life 2 Gold/Shacknews 'delay' fake

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Gabe Newell sent us a mail letting us supposedly know that the 'news' posted on Shacknews yesterday (story) is a fake and that Half-Life 2 has gone Gold and in production now. Here's the official...

Sony warns of fake spam scam

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SonyStyle customers should not respond to fraudulent request for personal info. Sony has warned consumers to beware of fake spam email bearing the subject title 'SonyStyle user and email address'. The electronics giant said yesterday...

Fake CNN website taken offline

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A website that published fake news stories from CNN has been taken offline after receiving a threatening legal letter from the cable network alleging copyright and trademark infringement. The Fake CNN News Generator was online...

Fake Nintendo Products in EU

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Nintendo game consoles were the runaway favorite of smugglers! Customs officers in the 15 EU member states seized about 750,000 fake Nintendo products. No breakdown of the category was available, but an...

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