Online Merchant’s Server Hacking Results in Data Breach – Misuse of compromised credit cards already reported
Batteries.com, a supplier of batteries and accessories for electronic consumer products, has announced a data breach incident after unknown individuals obtained unauthorized access to the server used to host its online store. Customer names, addresses and credit card details were stolen and some of the information has already been used for fraud.
2004 Data Breach Prompts Game Changing Lawsuit – Will decide if security auditors can be held liable for their reports
Four years after a major data breach occurred at CardSystems Solutions, the auditing company that certified the payment processor is taken to court by the bank that contracted with CardSystems based on its report. Experts say that the lawsuit could set an important precedent for auditor accountability.
In an unprecedented move, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal steps to shut down a Web hosting provider in Northern California that the agency says was directly involved in managing massive global spam operations. Sometime on Tuesday, more than…
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FTC Sues, Shuts Down N. Calif. Web Hosting Firm
Posted on June 5th, 2009 1 comment
Consumers should be wary of Internet, e-mail and phone scams telling consumers they can “help you qualify for a check from President Obama’s stimulus package” — just for a little information or a small payment.
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Stimulus scams offer checks but take funds