Posted on November 29th, 2011 1 comment
Posted on November 21st, 2011 No comments
Anyone tracking the ferrous scrap market during the past several years likely has seen extreme volatility in pricing. For ferrous scrap consumers, especially electric arc furnace (EAF) operators dependent on ferrous scrap for a majority of their raw material intake, purchasing large blocks of raw material on a monthly basis when prices may swing significantly can play havoc with their balance sheets. To mitigate the negative effects of fluctuations, a number of companies are promoting the use of financial tools such as swaps and derivatives they claim can help smooth out ferrous scrap pricing.
Posted on August 8th, 2011 No comments
Designed for high production applications in heavy infrastructure, quarrying and recycling, the L110G and L120G are the latest additions to the Volvo flagship G-Series wheel loader range. At 19.8 – 22.0 tons, these machines fulfill the requirements of the latest U.S.
Posted on February 28th, 2011 No comments
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received more than 300,000 reports of Internet crime in 2010, according to its annual report.
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Identify Theft, Financial Scams Top Internet Crimes List
Posted on February 25th, 2011 No comments
The 2010 Internet Crime Report was released today by the Internet Crime Complaint Center ( IC3). The report demonstrates how pervasive online crime has become, affecting people in all demographic groups throughout the country
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IC3 2010 Annual Report on Internet Crime Released
Posted on February 24th, 2011 No comments
In a world where every mouse-click is tracked by marketing conglomerates, hackers invade e-mail and bank accounts, and identity theft is on the rise, surfing the Internet is becoming a risky exercise.
With latest Web perils, it's wise to be paranoid
Posted on February 1st, 2011 No comments
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has reported that recent FBI analysis reveals that cyber criminals engaging in ACH/wire transfer fraud have targeted businesses by responding via e-mail to employment opportunities posted online. Recently, more than $150,000 was stolen from a US business via unauthorized wire transfer as a result of an e-mail the business received that contained malware. Click on the image to read the entire article from IC3.
Posted on January 19th, 2011 No comments
The world of e-commerce is booming — but on a parallel track, identity theft, loss of privacy and fraud are skyrocketing as well. While the government has a role in combating Internet security abuses, two top administration officials visited Silicon Valley to emphasize that the private sector needs to lead the way in developing innovative IT security solutions.
Posted on January 13th, 2011 No comments
Not all potential security breaches at an airport can be captured on a cell phone and posted as a YouTube video.
Posted on December 12th, 2010 No comments
It isn’t just the military. All manner of government agencies, universities, hospitals, Internet service providers, telecoms and, yes, even retailers keep personally identifiable information (PII) that the bad guys would love to get. Consider your private label card database, pens PCI Columnist Walt Conway
PCI Is Not Just For Cardholder Data Anymore