Posted on May 12th, 2009 No comments
Event had been scheduled for Portland, Ore., in October.
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NRC Cancels 2009 Congress
Student names, e-mail and home addresses, phone and Social Security numbers and dates of birth accidentally emailed to wrong recipients
Washington D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education data loss incident circa 2009-05-11
Experts Say New Measure is a Start, but Industry Standards are Needed. The announcement by Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) that it will offer its merchants end-to-end encryption capabilities is seen as a positive step by industry experts
Our state’s ongoing efforts to protect Hoosiers from identity theft continue with HEA 1121, which creates a unit within the Indiana Attorney General’s office geared specifically toward investigating and prosecuting these crimes and assisting their victims.
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Indiana Legislature Passes ID Theft Bill
A band of brazen thieves ripped off hundreds of New Yorkers by rigging ATMs to steal account and password information from bank customers.
Cyber criminals have already started using Facebook accounts that they managed to hack with the help of the two phishing attacks (fbstarter.com and fbaction.net) at the end of April. They are now sending spam messages from the hacked accounts, prompting users to click on the provided link.
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Don’t Look at ‘look at mygener.im’ Messages Coming from Facebook!
Heartland Payment Systems has apparently decided that being a data breach victim doesn’t mean that it has to be victimized by the card brands. At least that’s the impression from how Heartland CEO Robert Carr is reacting to more than $6 million in fines imposed on it by MasterCard, fines that that he said were illegal and that he plans to “vigorously contest” the fines.Data breach victims pushing back against fines is nothing new, but a processor calling out one of the two largest card brands and doing it during a very public investor conference call, well, that’s a bit different.
Selling imaging can hinge on whether you can justify the client’s cost.
Alcoa shutting down Arkansas plant indefinitely.
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Alcoa Announces More Closures
New York scrap recycler to install 110-inch, 10,000 hp shredding plant.
Upstate Expands Shedding Capacity