Giant Food Sees Giant Card Fraud Spike

Citing a recent and large increase in credit card fraud, Washington, DC-area grocer Giant Food says it will no longer allow customers to use credit cards when purchasing gift cards and reloadable or prepaid debit cards. from Krebs on Security […]

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All About Fraud: How Crooks Get the CVV

A longtime reader recently asked: "How do online fraudsters get the 3-digit card verification value (CVV or CVV2) code printed on the back of customer cards if merchants are forbidden from storing this information? The answer: Probably by installing a […]

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Test-Driving a New Approach to Online Credentials

A soon-to-be-launched pilot project funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to provide a potential model for how online access to patient information can be streamlined while boosting security, NIST trusted identities expert Phil Lam explains in […]

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Bangladesh Bank Heist: Lessons Learned

Malware Attack Highlights Need for Better Network Intrusion DetectionA report that the $81 million Bangladesh Bank heist was linked to customized malware has raised questions about the security of SWIFT transactions. But the more critical issue, fraud experts say, is […]

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SpyEye Makers Get 24 Years in Prison

Two hackers convicted of making and selling the infamous SpyEye botnet creation kit were sentenced in Atlanta today to a combined 24 years in prison for helping to infect hundreds of thousands of computers with malware and stealing millions from […]

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