ID Theft Ring Gleaned Socials From Medical Records

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Dumb Criminals – The Best Way to Get Caught? Call 911!

In Daytona Beach, Florida, the dumb criminal capital of America, ...more

Is That Portable Device a Data Hazard?

According to a survey of London and New York City taxi companies last year revealed that more than 12,500 devices, such as laptops, iPods and memory sticks, are forgotten in taxis every six months. Portable devices that may have troves of sensitive data....more

Beware of Door to Door Conmen

There are bazillion scammers using a bazillion ruses to get your money. The lowest of the low are the ones who scam the elderly. These same conmen often do it door to door and can be very dangerous. ...more

The $6.75 Million Dollar Laptop

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Dan Yost Chief Technology Officer of MyLaptopGPS brought attention to the Ponemon Institute, with sponsorship from PGP, has released their “Fifth Annual U.S. Cost of Data Breach Study.” As usual, the report is a treasure trove of great data (just like most people’s laptops are)....more

The State of Information Security Sucks

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert The sheer volume of potential targets coupled with the vast amounts of money to be made has captured the attention of the global criminal hacking community....more

Fostering Awareness & Improving Security Education

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Financial institutions have the most to lose and the most to gain by improving security education of their clients and employees. A while back  I appeared on a local TV show talking about phishing. Amazingly, still, not everyone knows what phishing is. A good friend saw the show and was shocked by what she learned….about her bank....more

Diploma Mills Facilitate Identity Theft

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mCrimes Morph Into mBotnets

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EFT Point of Sales Hackers Net $50 Million

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