As Target’s CEO explains his company’s security screw-up in a TV interview, more details emerge of how hackers might have stolen the credit card details of many millions of the retailer’s customers.
Posh US department store Neiman Marcus has been hit by hackers who managed to break into its systems and access the credit and debit card information of shoppers.
Anyone who shopped at Target between 27 November and 15 December is being told to be on their guard, after the North American retailer admitted they had been the victim of a massive data breach.
If you’re a cybercriminal, trading in stolen card data, you have been warned. The police are coming after you.
Just like they have with the gang alleged to be behind the Mattfeuter carding website.
Cybercrime is big business these days, in fact it’s an industry. So it’s not a surprise to find that criminals are embracing ecommerce. But some will be surprised to discover just how professional and legitimate criminal websites can appear.
Google Wallet has been revealed to the world.
Should you be throwing away your physical wallet or are there good reasons for keeping it?
Bad news if you have been on vacation at one of the Wilderness resorts in Tennessee and Wisconsin in the last couple of years – hackers may now have your credit card details.
There may be up to 40,000 victims of the hack – which could lead to identity theft.
Emails claiming to be from a hotel about a wrong transaction on your credit card are being spammed worldwide – with the intention of infecting your computer with a malware.
Cybercriminals have spammed out emails which claim to be a warning that your credit card has been blocked, but in reality contain a malicious attachment designed to infect your computer.
Have you received an unexpected email telling you that your credit card is one week overdue, and that you must pay the debt within two days or face additional charges?
Well, don’t rush to open the attached file – or your computer could be struck by a malware attack.
Sony confirms that credit card details which could have been stolen in the recent hack of the PlayStation Network were encrypted, but doesn’t reassure customers regarding the strength of encryption.
Lush, the handmade cosmetics firm, has shut its Australian and New Zealand websites after hackers apparently gained access to online customers’ personal data.
Lush, the handmade cosmetics firm, has taken an unusual approach to responding to its website hack.
But will it allay the fears of affected customers?