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A Matter of Balance Sep 15, 2014

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Bossy Business Scam Aug 26, 2014

You get an email from your boss’s boss requesting that you make a wire transfer to a new vendor. The email is marked urgent, so you ignore the 20 others that need your attention to take care of it.

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John's Investigating Breach Claims... Aug 04, 2014

Sources at a growing number of financial institutions in the United States say they are tracking a pattern of fraud that indicates nationwide sandwich chain Jimmy John's may be the latest retailer dealing with a breach involving customer credit card data.

Banks: Card Breach at Goodwill Industries Jul 14, 2014

Heads up, bargain shoppers: Financial institutions across the country report that they are tracking what appears to be a series of credit card breaches involving Goodwill locations nationwide. For its part, Goodwill Industries International Inc. says it is working with the U.S. Secret Service on an investigation into these reports.

The Rise of Thin, Mini and Insert Skimmers Jul 10, 2014

Like most electronic gadgets these days, ATM skimmers are getting smaller and thinner, with extended battery life. Here's a look at several miniaturized fraud devices that were pulled from compromised cash machines at various ATMs in Europe so far this year.

Hiding in Plain Sight? Jul 01, 2014

Could your mobile carrier be hiding third-party charges on your phone bill that you never authorized? The FTC has alleged that T-Mobile has done just that.

Card Wash: Card Breaches at Car Washes Jun 23, 2014

An investigation into a string of credit card breaches at dozens of car wash locations across the United States illustrates the challenges facing local law enforcement as they seek to connect...

Too Good to Be True Jun 17, 2014

The old adage "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" no doubt is doubly so when it comes to steeply discounted brand-name stuff for sale on random Web site, especially sports jerseys...

P.F. Chang’s Confirms Credit Card Breach Jun 12, 2014

Nationwide restaurant chain PF Chang’s Chinese Bistro confirmed news first reported on this blog: That customer credit and debit card data had been stolen in a cybercrime attack on its stores.

They Hack Because They Can Jun 05, 2014

The Internet of Things is coming….to a highway sign near you? In the latest reminder that much of our nation’s “critical infrastructure” is held together with the Internet equivalent of spit and glue, authorities in several U.S.

Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang's Jun 10, 2014

Nationwide chain PF Chang's China Bistro said today that it is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data reportedly stolen from restaurant l

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Security Fixes Jun 10, 2014

Adobe and Microsoft today each released updates to fix critical security vulnerabilities in their software.

Peek Inside a Professional Carding Shop Jun 04, 2014

Over the past year, I’ve spent a great deal of time trolling a variety of underground stores that sell “dumps” — street slang for stolen credit card data that buyers can use to counterfeit new cards and go shopping in big-box stores for high-dollar merchandise

eBay Urges Password Changes After Breach May 29, 2014

eBay is asking users to pick new passwords following a data breach earlier this year that exposed the personal information of an untold number of the auction giant's 145 million customers.

Beware Stamp Kiosk Skimmers May 13, 2014 The United States Postal Inspection Service is investigating reports that fraudsters are installing skimming devices on automated stamp vending machines at Post Office locations across the United States, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.
FDIC’s Consumer News Mar 12, 2014

FDIC Consumer News is produced quarterly by the FDIC Office of Communications in cooperation with other Divisions and Offices.

Apple’s Latest Update Fixes Weakness Feb 11, 2014 Apple on Friday released a software update to fix a serious security weakness in its iOS mobile operating system that allows attackers to read More


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