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How to protect ourselves from Payment Fraud

Some basic advice has been issued by Apacs, and includes: * Don’t let your cards or your card details out of your sight when making a transaction   * Do not keep your passwords, login details or Pins written down   * Do not disclose Pins, login details or passwords in response to unsolicited emails […]

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Incidence Of Cybertheft Surpasses Incidence Of Physical Theft

Image by mie_journal via Flickr Fraud-related losses rose 20 percent to $1.7 billion in the past year, Kroll study says Incidence of theft of information and electronic data at global companies has overtaken physical theft for the first time, according to a study released yesterday. According to the latest edition of the Kroll Annual Global […]

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FTC Says Scammers Stole Millions, Using Virtual Companies

Image via Wikipedia 100% Internet Credit Card Fraud Protected by Robert McMillan The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has disrupted a long-running online scam that allowed offshore fraudsters to steal millions of dollars from U.S. consumers — often by taking just pennies at a time. The scam, which had been run for about four years, according […]

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U.S. businesses face skimming fraud increase

Image by TheTruthAbout… via Flickr City woman victim of skimming; Credit card number used for purchases at store in Florida.(City): An article from: Winnipeg Free Press By Angela Moscaritolo – SCMagazineUS.com U.S. banks are grappling with a recent increase in skimming attacks, which are being carried out by Eastern European gangs aiming to steal consumer […]

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Casinos conned by IT hackers

Image via WikipediaCasinos conned by IT hackers who printed false betting slips Humans are the weakest and the strongest link to run computer operated machine. If these two people can create havoc, what do you think the mischief mind of a business owner can do? Think about it when you are back in casino and […]

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Hackers steal credit-card numbers from restaurant customers

Here we have another unnecessary credit card data breach in a small organization which resulted in a loss of customers data demonstrating poor baseline security of small organization in this case a restaurant. Small organizations are not ready for PCI Compliance. Checkout why PCI Compliance is essential and why small merchants have to comply. Review […]

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Access control fraud and countermeasures

These days access to the internet is a business requirement. Most businesses are selling their products and services on the internet which sometimes requires customers to have access to the critical assets such as applications and databases. The global growth of the internet has increased complexity and potential risks to these assets. In some cases, […]

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