Posted on November 24th, 2010 No comments
Sitting at a computer somewhere overseas in January 2009, computer hackers went phishing. Within minutes of casting their electronic bait they caught what they were looking for: A small Michigan company where an employee unwittingly clicked on an official-looking e-mail that secretly gave cyberthieves the keys to the firm’s bank account.
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Cyberthieves still rely on human foot soldiers
Posted on September 20th, 2010 No comments
…What the firm eventually found was the Internet trail of a global identity-theft scheme that uses stolen corporate information to try to scam hundreds of thousands of job seekers.
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Orlando-area business uncovers global identity-theft scheme
Posted on August 25th, 2009 No comments
Heartland Payment Systems’ CEO, Robert Carr, revealed last week that the company has begun to make its end-to-end encryption devices available to its merchant clients. At the same time he blamed Heartland’s previous PCI auditors for the firm’s significant card security breach.
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Heartland Rolls Out Encryption; CEO Blames Auditors for Breach