Hacking 2015 and Beyond

2015 brings us no closer to putting the lid on hackers as any other year has. The crime of Criminal hacking will prove to be as big as ever in the new year. Here’s what we have to look forward too:Bank Card Breaches ...more

The Credit Card Fraud Mob Boss

There once was a guy named Albert Gonzalez who dressed like a woman—but not because he got off on this, but because he wanted to conceal his actual appearance while he used a ream of phony cards to steal money from an ATM in 2003. A cop noticed the activity and didn’t quite buy the disguise....more

I Got Hacked: Why You Should Heed Password Change Warnings

The weekend of the Ottawa Race was a big one at my house for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, we had a house full of runners and walkers participating in the half marathon. Secondly, I got hacked. Now I don't mean hacked in the small Twitter spoofing I-was-an-idiot-and-clicked-a-dm-link kind of way. I mean, account credentials stolen and credit card used to make a purchase kind of way. Here's how it happened. ...more
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10 Ways you may get Hacked this Summer

Can you name 10 ways you can get hacked this summer? I can.Hotel HackingThose hotel electronic card locks for doors aren’t as secure as you think. A criminal attaches a little electronic gizmo beneath the lock, and presto, he’s in your room. You can’t stop this, but you can make the burglary worthless by not leaving valuables in your room. Always have your door locked overnight....more