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Rise in criminal hacking 33 percent

31 March 2009  |  3564 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Credit card details of 19,000 Brits have been found on a cached Google page, where they had been accidentally published by fraudsters. Silly criminal hackers need to tighten up their data security controls and not publish sensitive data like that! Reuters reports - Fraud on the Internet reported to U.S. authorities increased by 33 percent last y

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Conficker Countdown

30 March 2009  |  2871 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

60 minutes reports on everything we have discussed in these posts. Main stream media has recognized the Internet has a cancerous virus and is infected. Criminal hackers are creating viruses infecting webpages in record numbers all in the name of money. Security professionals are losing sleep as they race against the bad guys in anticipation of th

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Hacker infiltrates banks, loads prepaid gift cards, caught

27 March 2009  |  4992 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Occasionally we witness the underground coming above ground to face the music. Here what could be considered a brilliant hacker who even owned and operated a security company, is enemy number one. At ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Conficker worm is coming April 1st

26 March 2009  |  4180 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Security professionals’ globally are gearing up to be fooled or fool criminal hackers on April 1st. So far this year it is estimated that somewhere between 3 and 12 million computers have been comprom...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Scammers making millions with scareware

25 March 2009  |  3021 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If one could have a favorite scam, for me it would be “scareware.” My reasoning for this is thats it’s one of the few scams that actually gets through to me. My defenses are pretty good, but I still

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Criminal Hackers Attack 450,000 Webpages Each Day

23 March 2009  |  2407 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Study Says PCI Level 3-4 The Criminal Hackers New Target

20 March 2009  |  2874 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Up until now, identity thieves have been hunting elephants. But that may soon change. According to this study, small to medium size businesses (SMB's) are the criminal hackers next target. This sh

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Study; 38 Percent of Euro IT Security Poor. Surprised?

19 March 2009  |  2178 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Every week we learn of a new hack, another breach, credit cards stolen and another identity theft victim. Many have blamed the bad guy or criminal hackers for all the problems we have in the security

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

My Brilliance Is Everywhere

18 March 2009  |  2567 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I'm very smart. I'm in the news, I'm on TV, in print, I'm written about constantly in blogs and I'm very very famous. Every day people try to be me and some are very successful at it. I have many ma

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Cybersquatting Rises 18 Percent As Fraud Rises

17 March 2009  |  3369 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Hammer of the Gods came down on me. I pissed off Led Zeppelins lawyers. It wasn't intentional, I was just a fan. There wasn't even a term for it when I did it. What was it? Cybersquatting. Cybersq...

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