Another corporate data smash and grab feeds a subterranean appetite for stolen card details

Credit card detailsYou may have heard of the Adobe hack which
was declared at the beginning of October. At the time Adobe estimated that almost
3 million personal details
had been
compromised. Just a few days ago the company said that hackers had gained
access to 38 million encrypted accounts including credit and debit card
details.

 

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Halloween spam attacks are hitting networks all over the world

Halloween spam Spooks, ghouls and creepy things are set to
ascend into the world of the living as Halloween is celebrated the world
over.  Never mind that the original
meaning of the celebration was intended to honour the Christian faithful who had
left this world of dense matter, it’s much more fun to dress up and pretend to
be an incarnation of evil, while bagging some sticky, sickly sweets at the same time.

 

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How real-life pickpocketing equals identity theft in the online world

Credit CardThe interest rate on your credit card may be high but the price paid for your credit card details is very low. The market for credit card information is large, the profits are huge and the clientele are hungry.  And just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.  If you’re not engaging in identity theft protection you might be in for a nasty shock.

 

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