Posted on October 30th, 2009 No comments
During a cybersecurity discussion held Wednesday in Washington D.C., Jeffrey Troy, chief of the FBI’s Cyber Criminal Section, said that law enforcement agencies could get a better grip on fighting the surge of cybercrimes if businesses were legally required to report data breaches to potential victims. Essentially this “data-breach notificatio…
FBI, Congress Considers National Data-Breach Law
Posted on September 18th, 2009 No comments
Whatever tools an identity thief is using, whether Dumpster diving for individual credit card numbers, or stealing identities by the millions — “the damage that you can do to someone is exactly the same,” said Wayne Ivey, a Florida law enforcement officer who has specialized in identity theft investigations for more than 15 years. But this rapidly evolving crime is becoming more difficult to stop, Ivey said: Only one in 700 identity thieves is ever arrested.
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ID theft getting harder to stop