One-Fourth of Facebook Fashion Ads Linked to Fakes

New research by two Italian cyber-security experts found that about a quarter of the fashion and luxury ads they examined on Facebook are for knockoffs. The ads, touting things such as $180 Ray-Ban Aviator eyewear for less than $30, linked to bogus e-commerce sites registered by Chinese front companies, according to Andrea Stroppa and Agostino Specchiarello.