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Data breaches lead to increased prevalence of e-file tax fraud

Mar 29, 2015 9:02 pm

After more than one year of major data breaches, there is rising e-file tax fraud, experts say

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Apple Pay security called out after spike in fraud-related issues

Mar 26, 2015 4:50 am

Apple Pay is extremely easy to use, but security researchers wonder if that is a bad thing

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Banks must work to improve cybersecurity defense to prevent fraud

Mar 18, 2015 12:24 am

Financial institutions have a number of cyberattack strategies they must deal with

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Javelin Strategy: New identity fraud victim every two seconds in 2014

Mar 4, 2015 10:00 pm

There was a new identity fraud victim in the United States every two seconds in 2014, according to Javelin Strategy & Research

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Concern in rising number of tax-related scams and cybercrime

Mar 1, 2015 10:47 pm

Rising number of cybercrime related to tax fraud, scams

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US offers $3 million bounty for Russian creator of GameOver Zeus

Feb 25, 2015 1:25 pm

The US government is offering a $3 million bounty for the arrest or conviction of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev

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Study: Medical identity theft increased 22 percent in 2014

Feb 24, 2015 10:20 am

Medical identity theft cases increased 22 percent in 2014, up to 2.3 million, and will continue to rise

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Russian citizen pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

Feb 18, 2015 5:20 pm

Russian citizen Vladimir Drinkman faces numerous charges, and a lengthy prison sentence if convicted, after serving as part of an international hacker ring

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Visa will use smartphone tracking that will help clamp down on fraud

Feb 13, 2015 10:09 pm

To help fight fraud, Visa will create program that allows the company to track smartphone locations

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Russian hacker fighting extradition to US and back to Russia

Jan 18, 2015 9:01 pm

Vladimir Drinkman is in a Dutch prison fighting extradition to the United States, but faces charges in his home country of Russia

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EA investigating Origin fraudulent purchases, says accounts are safe

Dec 31, 2014 6:37 pm

Electronic Arts is investigating reports of fraudulent purchases made via Origin, but says its service is secure

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Europol launches raid on cybercriminals purchasing airline tickets

Nov 28, 2014 10:27 pm

Europol has arrested 118 people suspected of using stolen payment information to purchase airline tickets

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Watch out for fraud as consumers head online to order Christmas gifts

Nov 23, 2014 10:22 pm

Look out for potential phishing and fraudulent links, as criminals try to compromise users spending even more this Christmas

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17 people arrested in identity theft ring trying to defraud IRS of $2M

Nov 19, 2014 10:30 am

An organized tax fraud ring was broken up with 19 people arrested in Florida, DOJ recently said

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Small business owners aware their employees pose security risks

Nov 14, 2014 12:30 am

Cybersecurity is a difficult battle, and small and mid-size business (SMBs) owners are aware employees are failing as the first line of defense

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Major initiatives underway to educate consumers, police about fraud

Oct 31, 2014 9:00 pm

The past couple of years have proven to be years that cannot be forgotten, with cybersecurity and data breaches grabbing international headlines

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Russian hackers made billions of dollars over the past 12 months

Oct 17, 2014 10:40 pm

Russian hackers have generated almost $2.5 billion in the past 12 months, in large part because of the Target breach in late 2013

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MasterCard rolling out new credit card with fingerprint sensor in 2015

Oct 17, 2014 8:40 pm

MasterCard is rolling out a new credit card with a fingerprint sensor, opening up the door to contactless payments

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Experian: Fraud, identity theft are problems that need to be addressed

Oct 14, 2014 2:30 pm

Consumers and retailers need to be more aware of online fraud, identity theft, cyber threats - especially the companies holding our personal information

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FBI, Secret Service hunting hackers targeting banks, customers

Aug 28, 2014 11:31 am

A recent string of cyberattacks against U.S. banks has led to an active investigation by the FBI and Secret Service

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StubHub working with New York police officials to investigate fraud

Jul 23, 2014 8:17 pm

eBay-owned StubHub detected fraudulent activity last year, reported it to the police, and several arrests have been made stemming from the case

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Hacker involved in $14 million theft pleads guilty to bank fraud

Jul 15, 2014 12:36 am

The U.S. federal government gets another guilty plea, as cybercriminal decides to plead guilty to bank fraud that stole $14 million in just 48 hours

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European Space Agency software used to help detect bank fraud

Jun 27, 2014 8:20 pm

Space software developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) is being used to help cybersecurity experts detect online bank fraud, new report shows

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Philippines charges first person under controversial cybercrime law

Jun 16, 2014 7:18 pm

A woman has been the first person charged under a controversial cybercrime law in the Philippines

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U.S. government accuses Russian hacker Evgeniy Bogachev of $100m fraud

Jun 4, 2014 5:27 am

Accused Russian hacker Evgeniy Bogachev has stolen millions as part of his hacker group, and is now wanted by the FBI

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