by Ian Barber
When dealing with money online, fraud is an ongoing problem for both consumers and sellers. Researchers have been developing statistical and machine learning techniques to detect shady sellers on auction sites, spot fraudulent payments on e-commerce systems and catch click fraud on adverts. While there is no silver bullet, you will learn to flag suspicious activity and help protect your site from scammers using PHP and a little help from some other technologies.
24th–25th February 2012