Tag Archives: Identity Theft

Visualization of Data Breaches

The site Information is Beautiful gives a visualization of data breaches and other information about hacking over the past several years.

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Attackers Turn Password Recovery Into Backdoor – Dark Reading

The assault on CloudFlare shows that companies have to pay attention to how their security services are locked down and how the credentials for those services can be recoveredAttackers Turn Password Recovery Into Backdoor – Dark Reading.

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Making the consumer realize there is security threats is your job

Should we live in fear and distrust or should we be cautious and diligent with the protection of our data?  We worry about American companies taking away our privacy and tracking our every move.   What should we really worry … Continue reading

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Massive Credit Card ring bust

From Help Net Security 47 individuals were arrested on Wednesday by the officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police following an investigation of a highly organized and disciplined criminal ring that has managed to steal at least $7 million via … Continue reading

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The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) releases 2011 internet crime report

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released their 2011 report today (May 10).   With over 300,000 complaints, IC3’s report can be downloaded here. Also be sure to check out the Identity Theft Resource Centers where millions of identities may … Continue reading

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What you should do because of the Credit Card breach

Over 10 million credit card accounts were compromised at the end of March.   This number may grow as credit card vendors look into the breach.   Regardless if you bought something on line or not, you should do the … Continue reading

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New Botnets Gaining Traction Across The Web, Study Says – Dark Reading

Damballa report shows seven new botnets among the top 10 largest; off-the-shelf construction kits dominate list. via DarkReading share- New Botnets Gaining Traction Across The Web, Study Says – Dark Reading.

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