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Elizabeth Lumley

Another day, another breach in data security

According to blog reports, and reported on BBC online, thousands of hotmail account passwords have obtains as part of a phishing scam and posted on a website. One tech blog estimates that as many as ...

05 Oct 2009
Robert Siciliano

70 Million Veterans at Possible Risk For Identity Theft

Wired reports the inspector general of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is investigating a potential data breach affecting 70 million records of U.S. military veterans. The iss...

05 Oct 2009
Robert Siciliano

New Identity Theft Virus Steals from Online Banking

A new kind of Trojan horse infiltrates your online bank account, and not only steals your log-in information, but also siphons funds directly out of your account. The virus is known as URLZone, is c

01 Oct 2009
Retired Member

Online banking security: an opportunity to stand out

Some of Britain’s biggest banks appear to be leaving their customers’ online accounts vulnerable to fraud because of poor security, according to Which? Computing. Research conducted by the consumer wa...

30 Sep 2009
Retired Member

The quest for security: SDA vs DDA

In the beginning there were magnetic stripe cards. But as EMV has been rolled out across Europe, many banks, especially in the UK, made the decision to issue static data authentication (SDA) smart car...

30 Sep 2009
Robert Siciliano

High-Tech Harassment in Social Media

Social media identity theft, Facebook jacking, mCrime with mobile phone hacking and harassing, cyber bullying, and the list goes on. I did a spot on the Tyra Banks Show over a year ago and they keep r...

29 Sep 2009
Robert Siciliano

8 Ways to Prevent Business Social Media Identity Theft

There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of social media sites worldwide such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and YouTube. Social media networks are quickly becoming the bane of the IT Manager. Tw...

28 Sep 2009
Sriram Natarajan

World economics explained!

I don't know who to give credit for this hilarious piece on world economy; but this one landed in my inbox and cracked me up: "It is the month of August, on the shores of the Black Sea. It is rai...

27 Sep 2009
Robert Siciliano

Twitter Phishing Leads to Identity Theft

Twitter phishing is a growing problem and is spreading through a virus. Twitter accounts that have been hacked are spreading a link with a request to click on and download a video. Some Twitter phishi...

25 Sep 2009
Keith Appleyard

Ministry of Justice employees overpaid by 1.5m pounds

Freedom of Information Act requests revealed more than 1,000 staff at the department were overpaid a total of £1,522,995 over the last three years – but more than half that total will never be paid ba...

25 Sep 2009
Robert Siciliano

National Protect Your Identity Week

A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) survey conducted by Harris Interactive(R) revealed that 45 percent of all U.S. adults, roughly 101 million people, would feel at most risk f...

24 Sep 2009
Robert Siciliano

The Scourge of Medical Identity Theft

Medical identity theft can make you sick. When I was asked by the reporter on the CBS Early Show, “If medical identity theft happens to you”…and I eloquently responded “You’re screwed”, and amazingly ...

23 Sep 2009