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| |The Fed Shares Insight On How To Combat Synthetic Identity Fraud The Federal Reserve looks at ways to counter what is thought to be the fastest-growing type of financial crime in the country
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| |E-Verify’s “SSN Lock” Is Nothing Of The Sort One of the most-read advice columns on this site is a 2018 piece called "Plant Your Flag, Mark Your Territory," which tried to impress upon readers the importance of creating accounts at websites like those at the Social Security Administration,...
| |Thousands Of MongoDB Databases Ransacked, Held For Ransom The cybercriminal behind the ransom raids on almost 23,000 databases threatens to leak the data and alert GDPR regulators
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| |Microsoft Releases Emergency Update To Fix Two Serious Windows Flaws The out-of-band update plugs two remote code execution bugs in the Windows Codecs library, including one rated as critical
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| |Ransomware Gangs Don’t Need PR Help Weve seen an ugly trend recently of tech news stories and cybersecurity firms trumpeting claims of ransomware attacks on companies large and small, apparently based on little more than the say-so of the ransomware gangs themselves. Such...
| |COVID‑19 Contact Tracing – Technology Panacea Or Privacy Nightmare? Can a technological intervention stem the pandemic while avoiding the privacy pitfalls of location tracking?
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| |COVID-19 ‘Breach Bubble’ Waiting To Pop? The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for banks to trace the source of payment card data stolen from smaller, hacked online merchants. On the plus side, months of quarantine have massively decreased demand for account information that...
| |Remote Access At Risk: Pandemic Pulls More Cyber‑crooks Into The Brute‑forcing Game Poorly secured remote access attracts mostly ransomware gangs, but can provide access to coin miners and backdoors too
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| |Russian Cybercrime Boss Burkov Gets 9 Years A well-connected Russian hacker once described as “an asset of supreme importance” to Moscow was sentenced on Friday to nine years in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to running a site that sold stolen payment card data, and to administering...
| |US Local Government Services Targeted By New Magecart Credit Card Skimming Attack Eight cities across three states in the United States have fallen victim to a Magecart card skimming attack. In these attacks, their websites were compromised to host credit card skimmers which passed on the credit card information of residents...
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