Stolen computer held data from N.C. doctors : News-Record.com : Greensboro & the Triad’s most trusted source for local news and analysisPosted on October 15th, 2009 No comments
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has begun to warn about 30,000 health care providers their personal information may have been compromised because of a computer theft. In a letter now circulating, Blue Cross said an employee at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, a business partner in Chicago, violated policy by transferring…
Posted on October 15th, 2009 No comments
Albert Gonzalez, the man that U.S. federal authorities have accused of masterminding the cyber attacks of more than a dozen of the nation’s largest retail chains, plead not guilty Tuesday (Oct.
Posted on September 9th, 2009 No comments
PCI Columnist David Taylor writes that he “actually believes” that the PCI DSS controls, implemented in an “above average” way, could have stopped the Gonzalez-led criminal masterminds from breaking into a company. Not all companies, but a company with above average security.”Let’s say a group of retailers is being chased through the jungle by a tiger named, say, Gonzalez
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PCI Compliance Could Have Stopped Gonzalez
Posted on August 29th, 2009 No comments
Albert Gonzalez – the hacker accused of breaching Heartland Payment Systems – agreed Friday to plead guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in another high-profile case, the 2005 breach of TJX and other retailers. He will formally make his plea on Sept. 11.
TJX Hacker Makes Plea Deal, Faces 15 to 25 Years
Posted on August 18th, 2009 No comments
Albert Gonzalez, 28, a hacker already in jail awaiting trial for what was deemed the largest identity theft in the U.S., has apparently topped himself. Along with two unnamed coconspirators, Gonzalez has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New Jersey for an identity theft that trumps the previous recor-setter.