Posts Tagged 'credit card fraud'

The holiday season is upon us, and for many its time to stock up on gifts. Seasonal sales are eagerly anticipated – so much so, that you may have both Black Friday and Cyber Monday highlighted on your calendars. So what should you know as you ready your wallet in the coming weeks? It turns […]

Not too long ago I discussed a big change coming to your credit and debit cards—the Chip and PIN system. Overall, the change is a good one: it gives consumers credit cards armed with small, hard-to-copy computer chips and an updated, far more secure method of payment. But far more secure doesn’t mean it’s completely […]

Intel® Security today released The Hidden Data Economy report, which provides examples of how different types of stolen data is being packaged and offering prices for each type of data. Intel Security Group’s McAfee Labs organization examined pricing for stolen credit and debit card data, bank account login credentials, stealth bank transfer services, online payment […]

The credit card is a powerful tool — it’s thin, portable, and, thanks to a small magnetic strip on the back of the card, gives you immediate access to credit or cash at a moment’s notice. While the concept of credit and charge cards has been around for ages in various forms, it wasn’t until […]

We have seen an increasing amount of articles published about the “Dark Web,” underground cybercriminal sites that are hosted on hidden servers and can be accessed only by using Tor. One example of a Dark Web site hosted on one of these “.onion” domains was the Silk Road, a site infamous for the buying and […]