Posts Tagged 'credit card fraud'

In the security business, there’s a lot of talk about protecting your smartphones and computers from malware and viruses, as well as loss and theft. It makes sense. Most of us use our smartphones and computers on a daily basis and keep important information on them like passwords, user names, and credit card numbers. But […]

No one wants to be a victim of identity theft (at least not that I’m aware of). But even though we may say this, our actions don’t always indicate this—and actions speak louder than words. Some of this information may seem basic or like common sense, but these are still tactics that identity thieves utilize […]

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 […]