Posts Tagged 'credit card fraud'
Last week, we released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013. In this report, we discussed several recent point-of-sale (POS) attacks and the increasingly available means by which cybercriminals are able to execute them. Namely: off-the-shelf point of sale (POS) malware, online black markets for stolen credit card data, and anonymous virtual currencies like […]
If you’ve been watching or reading the news in the past few weeks, you’re probably wondering why it seems like the bad guys are out in full force – hacking into business databases and stealing credit card and personal data. The latest Target attack brought these growing nefarious activities to light when over 40 million […]
Do we really need another list of resolutions staring us down as parents? We think not. So, we have decided to shake things up a bit with 10 digital resolutions, buffet style. Chances are if you pick just one or two of these resolutions and do them well, you will see some immediate and positive changes […]
If you did any of your holiday shopping at one of the many U.S. locations of mega-retail center, Target, over the past few weeks, you may have unwillingly become a “target” yourself. Target confirmed today that hackers compromised point-of-sale systems (POS) in their retail stores nationwide, impacting approximately 40 million credit and debit card accounts. […]
Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter allow us to communicate with friends and family, network with colleagues, and become connected to people who share a hobby or interest. But they also allow online scammers and spammers to get closer to us by utilizing the web of friendships and connections they create. In fact, the […]