23 February 2017

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How to Make Dollar 5 Million a Day in Cybercrime

08 February 2017  |  3195 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This post isn’t exactly a “how to” but if your current employment isn’t bringing in the bacon, I’m sure your criminal mind can figure it out. In the biggest digital advertising fraud in the history of the U.S., it was recently found that a group of hackers is bringing in from $3 million to $5 million a day from media companies and brands. That’s s...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Fake News is Becoming Too Real

17 January 2017  |  3216 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Fake news is a problem that is taking the internet by storm, and it ran rampant during the 2016 Presidential Election. In fact, many believe that fake news stories had a strong impact on the outcome of the election. In a survey following the election by the Pew Research Center, a whopping 64 percent of polled Americans said that fake news has give...

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The Switch to the Chip Card - One Year Later

02 November 2016  |  5386 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The October anniversary of the liability shift has passed, and anniversaries are an excellent time to look back on progress…this is no exception. The U.S. EMV migration plan was set four years ago as...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Can Two-Factor Authentication actually fail?

06 July 2016  |  3101 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You’ve probably read many times that two-factor authentication is a superb extra layer of protection against a thief hacking into your accounts, because gaining access requires entering a One Time Pas...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Identity Theft getting even worse

01 July 2016  |  4396 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 2015, depending on the kind and type of identity theft we are talking about, identity thieves impacted 1.5 million people or more, says the Javelin Strategy & Research report. That’s more than ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Carders cashing out on Magstrip Cards

30 June 2016  |  5399 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Two thousand credit card payment terminals stand to become infected with malware called Trinity point of sales. Ten million credit cards were stolen by hackers, called Fin6, who may end up scoring $40...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Hackers hacking Banks big time

21 June 2016  |  5540 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

“Anonymous” is an activist hacking group that has recently boasted that it will engage in 30 days of cyber assaults against “all central banks,” reports an article on cnbc.com. And their bite is as bi...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Hacker for hire a rising Trend

25 May 2016  |  1680 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Hackers and wannabe hackers can easily purchase cheap tools of the trade online. The security firm Dell SecureWorks Inc. confirms this in their latest report and adds that underground markets for hack...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Beware of the CEO E-mail Scam

11 May 2016  |  1068 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Beware of the B.E.C. scam, says a report at fbi.gov. The hackers target businesses and are good at getting what they want. The hackers first learn the name of a company’s CEO or other key figure such ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Beware of Amazon's scary Customer Service Hack

03 March 2016  |  11826 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Do you shop at Amazon.com? Are you aware they have a back door through which hackers can slip in? Let’s look at Eric’s experience with hackers and Amazon, as he recounts at medium.com/@espringe. He re...

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