The latest high profile account to be abused by scammers to promote a cryptocurrency giveaway? US retail giant Target.
Criminals like to lurk in the shadows and silently steal money and information when it suits them.
Guest contributor David Share reports.
This holiday season, it might be a good idea to just call up your friends and family and tell them what you want for a gift – rather than relying on an app.
David Bisson reports.
Guest contributor Philip Le Riche asks himself, should he still use TrueCrypt?
The whole TrueCrypt saga has brought into focus an issue which has been central to security thinking in government circles for many years: that of assurance.
US retail giant Target has announced that it is parting ways with Gregg Steinhafel, its chairman, president and CEO. It’s just five months since the company announced it had fallen victim to a huge security breach.
Read more in my article for the We Live Security blog.
RAM-scraping malware thought to have targeted point-of-sale computers at chain of US craft stores.
It’s bad news for Michaels as well as its customers, as questions will be asked as to whether the firm learnt any lessons after suffering a damaging attack at its cash registers a couple of years ago.
Raising awareness amongst retailers about the need to properly protect shoppers’ credit and debit card information continues to be important.
So, what can you see here? A country & western sing-a-long all about PCI data security standards. Yes, really.
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.
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.