Posted on January 20th, 2011 No comments
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is investigating a recent security data breach affecting University of Connecticut Co-op consumers. Jepsen wants specific information by Thursday on the number of customers affected, what information was taken or lost, and what the Co-op is going to identify the hacker, according to a news release …
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Attorney General Investigating UConn Bookstore Security Breach
Posted on November 2nd, 2010 No comments
The new version 2.0 of the Payment Card Industry data-security standard (PCI) came out Thursday, an upgrade the PCI Security Standards Council says contains no major changes. Still, a document summarizing all the tweaks to the major card networks’ common set of data-protection rules runs 20 pages in length. Among the more notable developments:…
Posted on October 29th, 2010 No comments
The University of Hawaii (UH) on Thursday evening issued a security alert. Years after graduation, it’s an unsettling surprise for tens of thousands of former students.
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UH security breach, private student information exposed
Posted on October 2nd, 2010 No comments
Court documents released in connection with indictments announced on Thursday in a massive international cybercrime operation that resulted in millions of dollars being plundered from domestic bank accounts provide a fascinating — if scary — glimpse into how the crooks operated within the U.S.
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Zeus Trojan Bust Reveals Sophisticated 'Money Mules' Operation in U.S.
Posted on September 17th, 2010 No comments
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday charged 53 individuals in New Jersey in connection with a widespread identity theft and fraud rung.
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Authorities charge 53 in N.J. identity theft/bank fraud ring
Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc., a network of independent law firms, said Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission may sue the company over allegedly misleading representations made by its identity theft prevention program.
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Pre-Paid Legal Services says FTC may sue
The IRS on Thursday announced a pilot program aimed at deterring identity theft (Notice 2009-93). Under the program, filers of certain paper information returns will be allowed to truncate the payee’s Social Security number on the payee statement
The Shelton based insurance carrier HealthNet admitted Thursday that it has lost a hard drive with information on over 440,000 state residents and an unknown number in the Torrington area. The data breach, which occurred in May, was only reported to state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s office and the state Department of Insurance thi…
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Lost health files cause patient scare
Posted on November 13th, 2009 No comments
A federal judge approved a settlement Thursday in a class action lawsuit against D.A. Davidson & Co. over clients’ information that was compromised by a computer hacker almost two years ago
Posted on October 22nd, 2009 No comments
The Chinese government likely is endorsing cyberespionage against the United States, a new government advisory commission report, released Thursday, found.