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Bluetana App Quickly Detects Hidden Bluetooth Card Skimmers at Gas Pumps

Bluetana App Quickly Detects Hidden Bluetooth Card Skimmers at Gas Pumps

August 16, 2019Swati Khandelwal
In recent years, gas stations have become one of the favorite targets for thieves who are stealing customers' credit and debit card i...
Capital One Data Breach Affects 106 Million Customers; Hacker Arrested

Capital One Data Breach Affects 106 Million Customers; Hacker Arrested

July 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Another week, another massive data breach. Capital One, the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer and banking institution, has recently...
Hackers Stole Customers' Credit Cards from 103 Checkers and Rally's Restaurants

Hackers Stole Customers' Credit Cards from 103 Checkers and Rally's Restaurants

May 31, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If you have swiped your payment card at the popular Checkers and Rally's drive-through restaurant chains in past 2-3 years, you shoul...
Experts Reveal How Attackers Can Hack Your Credit Cards In Seconds

Experts Reveal How Attackers Can Hack Your Credit Cards In Seconds

December 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
As India attempts an upgrade to a cashless society, cyber security experts have raised serious concerns and revealed how to find credit c...
Russian Lawmaker's Son Convicted of Stealing 2.9 Million Credit Card Numbers

Russian Lawmaker's Son Convicted of Stealing 2.9 Million Credit Card Numbers

August 29, 2016Wang Wei
The son of a prominent Russian lawmaker has been found guilty in the United States of running a hacking scheme that stole and sold 2.9 mi...
This ATM Hack Allows Crooks to Steal Money From Chip-and-Pin Cards

This ATM Hack Allows Crooks to Steal Money From Chip-and-Pin Cards

August 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Forget about security! It turns out that the Chip-and-PIN cards are just as easy to clone as magnetic stripe cards. It took researchers...
Fraudsters Stole ¥1.4 Billion from 1,400 Japanese ATMs in Just 3 Hours

Fraudsters Stole ¥1.4 Billion from 1,400 Japanese ATMs in Just 3 Hours

May 23, 2016Mohit Kumar
In an era where major data hacks are on the rise, it is no surprise breaches on individuals are also up. In just three hours, over 100 ...
Ukrainian Hacker Admits Stealing Corporate Press Releases for $30 Million Profit

Ukrainian Hacker Admits Stealing Corporate Press Releases for $30 Million Profit

May 17, 2016Wang Wei
A 28-year-old Ukrainian hacker has pleaded guilty in the United States to stealing unpublished news releases and using that non-public in...
Hacker arrested for ATM Skimming escaped from Prison

Hacker arrested for ATM Skimming escaped from Prison

March 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
A Romanian card skimmer arrested for being part of an international cybercrime group that used malware to plunder US$217,000 from ATMs ...
Casino Sues Cyber Security Company Over Failure to Stop Hackers

Casino Sues Cyber Security Company Over Failure to Stop Hackers

January 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
IT security firm Trustwave has been sued by a Las Vegas-based casino operator for conducting an allegedly "woefully inadequate&quo...
Top 8 Cyber Security Tips for Christmas Online Shopping

Top 8 Cyber Security Tips for Christmas Online Shopping

December 21, 2015Wang Wei
As the most wonderful time of the year has come - Christmas , it has brought with itself the time of online shopping. According to N...
This $10 Device Can Guess and Steal Your Next Credit Card Number before You've Received It

This $10 Device Can Guess and Steal Your Next Credit Card Number before You've Received It

November 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
Imagine you have lost your credit card and applied for a fresh credit card from your bank. What if some criminal is using your new credi...
How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

October 21, 2015Khyati Jain
October 1, 2015, was the end of the deadline for U.S. citizens to switch to Chip-enabled Credit Cards for making the transactions throu...
How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

October 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If your Social Security number gets hacked in any data breaches, including recently hacked T-Mobile , then there's a way to prevent...
Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards and The Deadline: Here's What You need To Know

Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards and The Deadline: Here's What You need To Know

October 01, 2015Khyati Jain
October 1 Liability shift ENDS! Today, 1st October 2015 , is the deadline for US-based Banks and Retailers to roll out Chip-embedded...
Web.com Hacked! Credit Card information of 93,000 Customers Compromised

Web.com Hacked! Credit Card information of 93,000 Customers Compromised

August 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Web.com, a Florida-based web hosting company with up to 3.3 Million customers, has suffered a data breach and may have compromised personal ...
Let's Take a Selfie to Shop Online With MasterCard

Let's Take a Selfie to Shop Online With MasterCard

July 03, 2015Wang Wei
Difficulty in remembering complicated Passwords? Forget Passwords and Fingerprints now – and get ready to authenticate your online purch...
How Apple Pay Can Be Hacked to Steal Your Credit Card Details

How Apple Pay Can Be Hacked to Steal Your Credit Card Details

June 05, 2015Mohit Kumar
Today anywhere you go, you will come across Free or Public WiFi hotspots -- it makes our travel easier when we stuck without a data connecti...
Hacker Who Stole Money From Bill Gates Arrested in Philippines

Hacker Who Stole Money From Bill Gates Arrested in Philippines

April 13, 2015Mohit Kumar
What if you get into the bank account of the World’s most richest person? Maybe it could be difficult for you as well as I. But not for...
Beware of Skimming Devices Installed on the ATM Vestibule Doors

Beware of Skimming Devices Installed on the ATM Vestibule Doors

March 19, 2015Wang Wei
Despite anti-skimmer ATM Lobby access control system available in the market, we have seen a number of incidents in recent years where ...
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