Posted on February 16th, 2011 No comments
“Cyber war is a turbo metaphor that does not address the issues we are looking at like cyber espionage, cyber crime, identity theft, credit card fraud.
Cyber war threat exaggerated claims security expert
Posted on February 13th, 2011 No comments
Retailers that ask for a customer's ZIP code during a credit card purchase are violating a California consumer privacy law that carries penalties of up to $1,000, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
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Stores can't ask for ZIP codes at time of purchase
Posted on February 3rd, 2011 No comments
Dozens of people have been charged in New York with forming an identity theft ring that used stolen credit card numbers to shop at Apple stores around the country.
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NY document: ID theft ring targets Apple stores
Posted on December 30th, 2010 No comments
A New York-based tour operator reported that credit card information on 110,000 of its customers was compromised by an SQL injection attack on its web server.
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Tour operator admits credit card data on 110,000 customers breached
Posted on December 24th, 2010 No comments
The credit card details belonging to customers of CitySights NY were stolen when a database belonging to the sightseeing bus tours company was hacked.
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NYC bus tour company's database hacked of credit card info
Posted on December 17th, 2010 No comments
Thieves now have the capabilities to steal your credit card information without laying a hand on your wallet.
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Electronic Pickpocketing via RFID
Posted on November 23rd, 2010 No comments
A Malaysian man hacked his way into the Federal Reserve Bank’s computers in Cleveland and also separately had more than 400,000 stolen credit card numbers when Secret Service agents finally caught up with him, federal prosecutors said.
Posted on October 1st, 2010 No comments
It is a harrowing time when suffering either from identity theft or credit card fraud. The two types of crime are distinctly different, yet they are in the same in one aspect: An individual has gotten hold of something of yours and they are using it to convince others that they are you. The net result is that, once they convince others that …
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The difference between credit card fraud and identity theft
Posted on November 12th, 2009 No comments
The spirit of giving has hit Google. They are generously providing free Wi-Fi at 47 airports from November 10, 2009 to January 15, 2010
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Google Gives You Free Airport Wi-Fi for the Holidays
Posted on October 22nd, 2009 No comments
July 2009 not only brought the hopes of fun summer activities, but it also brought the new vicious Trojan virus called Clampi. Clampi is a newly sophisticated virus designed to attack online banking systems that are ran on computers using a Microsoft Windows operating system. Currently, Clampi is tracking over 4500 banks, credit card companies, e-mails, retail sites, utilities, online casinos, wire transfer services, share brokerages, government sites and mortgage lenders.
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New Trojan Virus Attacks the World of Online Banking