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How Visa card-to-card cash transfer work in practice?

28 February 2011  |  11580 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Be interested to fully understand how it works - for example : a) how does the recipient get informed that the funds are available? b) if they go to the ATM to withdraw the funds as Cash, what are th...

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British Telecom sends Customers personal details unencrypted

30 September 2010  |  4608 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

[I'm surprised I haven't seen anything elsewhere on Finextra on the ACS:Law fiasco] BT has admitted it sent the personal details of more than 500 customers as an unsecured document to legal firm ACS:L...

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World Cup Data Breach at FIFA

07 September 2010  |  4067 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Good old FIFA - in accordance with the EU Data Protection Act they should have deleted data pertaining to Ticket Sales from the 2006 World Cup in Germany shortly thereafter - but they didn't. A data

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Manchester Police lose Anti-Terror Secrets

06 September 2010  |  2701 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Daily Star reports that Manchester Police lost an Unencrypted & not Password-protected USB memory stick containing top secret anti-terror documents in the street outside their own Police Stati...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Beware HMRC Tax Rebate scam e-mails

06 September 2010  |  4405 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) announced last week that 6 million people in the UK will be told they have paid the wrong amount of Income Tax, with other reports saying that 1.4 million wi...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

UK Financial Institution loses 675K in 30 days

03 September 2010  |  3809 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

M86 Security (www.m86security.com) have published a (13-page) white paper on a recent online banking attack which resulted in £675,000 being stolen from approx 3,000 customer accounts at an (unnamed) ...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

University loses nearly 1 million dollars to malware

02 September 2010  |  4897 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Thieves appear to have stolen the funds from University of Virginia after compromising a computer belonging to the University's Financial Controller. Malware intercepted the Online Banking Credentials...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Nigerian stole 500,000 dollars to buy luxury goods

01 September 2010  |  3863 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

According to the NY Daily News, Iguosade Osahon, a 28-year-old Nigerian-born student, has been charged with stealing the identities of 750 victims and used the $500,000 he stole to buy Rolex watches

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

UK Building Society lucky not to lose Customer data

30 August 2010  |  3462 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Once again one hears of a Building Society not encrypting its laptops, coupled with poor physical security and password management by its employeees. In this instance, an unencrypted laptop belonging ...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

How to steal 10 million dollars and get away with it

30 August 2010  |  5668 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As reported in the New York Times : www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/business/22digi.html Papers filed in court allege that over a 4 year period, thieves created fictitious Merchants through use of accommo...

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