Posts Tagged ‘Security/Fraud’

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Identity Theft: How 2012 Affects What You Should Do in 2014

In 2012, identity theft cost U.S. citizens more than $24 billion. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports losses affecting 16.6 million people. In the vein of government-related identity crimes, fraudulent tax returns and falsified filings of government benefit papers top the list of reported incidents. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), document-related theft accounts [...]

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Evernote warns of possible security breach

One of the popular online services Evernote has been hacked this week. Unknown attacker gained access to a database for email addresses and passwords. The sensitive information is not yet published but it is always possible that attacker publish the data on internet. Evernote is a cloud based service that helps users to store all [...]

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MasterCard Becomes The First Card Brand To Publish PCI Fines

MasterCard has become the first card brand to publish its PCI fines and related requirements, a move that could be the latest signal that MasterCard wants to step out of the PCI shadow of its larger rival, Visa. The dollars themselves do not reflect a radical change, although they do include some healthy increases. “The [...]

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