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Encryption used in most GSM networks cracked and available

31 December 2009  |  4984 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I didn't get to wait until the New Year for those GSM mobile phone conversations and phone banking sessions to become even more accessible to criminals (it is unlawful to intercept mobile communications in most civilised countries, however even governments don't seem to pay any attention to that one so criminals aren't likely to either): NYTimes G...

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Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

If you do not know where you are going - any road will do..

29 December 2009  |  8909 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you do not know where you are going - any road will do..This springs to mind when witnessing the plethora of alternatives created by today's technology and fragmented doings of both natives and immigrants on the Internet and in general. Innovators are well aware of the growing NEED to innovate both for enterprise survival and for national compet...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Expanding Internet Capabilities Makes U.S. Vulnerable

29 December 2009  |  4047 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The FBI considers the cyber threat against our nation to be one of the greatest concerns of the 21st century. Steven R. Chabinsky is deputy assistant director of the cyber division of the Federal Bure...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Russian Hackers Make Millions Breaching ATMs

28 December 2009  |  5987 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It started simply by hacking 7-Elevens public website using a SQL injection. SQL is abbreviation of Structured Query Language. Pronounced ”Ess Que El” or ”Sequel” depending on who you ask. This l...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

U.S. Cyber Challenge to Defeat Criminal Identity Theft

28 December 2009  |  3977 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

President Obama has chimed in with a directive to review the nations cyber security as it relates to security and our critical infrastructures. CNN recently reported about the “U.S. Cyber Challenge”...

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Sriram Natarajan
Sriram NatarajanCredit Risk Fraud Cards Professional - Gurgaon

Will Twitter founder Square Visa - MasterCard?

26 December 2009  |  5408 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Further to my earlier post on Internet based payment applications, it looks like 2010 is going to be the year of alternate payments. We can see the high level of interest in the subject. Jack Dorsey -...

Cedric Pariente
Cedric ParienteRacine Alpha - Paris


25 December 2009  |  6757 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Merry Christmas 2009 May the end of 2009 be as sweet as 2010 that I hope to be your best year ever

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

The Feast of the 7 Phishes

23 December 2009  |  5061 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Being a “Siciliano” and having roots in Italy, namely Sicily, the little island at the bottom of the boot, we have a tradition where we celebrate “the vigil” (La Vigilia), with a Feast of the Seven Fi...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

I cannot see around the corner..

23 December 2009  |  8670 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Too often I tend to forget that I cannot see around the corner. This means that I am spending too much time in trying to imagine the future. Instead I should take my vision and passion and go around t...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Craigslist ATM I bought Causes Industry Stir

22 December 2009  |  5273 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Apparently I raised a hackle or two. Seems my little stunt got the attention of industry insiders, and not all of them believe that I bought a used ATM on Craigslist, which turned out to contain tho...

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