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Identity theft concerns won’t hold back holiday shopping

Despite concerns about identity theft and fraud, consumers don’t plan to curb their holiday shopping, according to Discover.While 62 percent of consumers are very or moderately concerned about identify theft

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Rewards Points Theft is a Growing Piece of the Cybercrime Pie

According to Flashpoint, a number of factors are coalescing to drive this criminal segment forward.For one, fraudulent “booking services” that use stolen points in Russian-language forums are gaining popularity, including

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Cash Converters Data Breach

News has just surfaced that Cash Converters has been hit by a data breach. The company reported that it had:“Received an email threat from a third party claiming to have

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What can financial firms to do prevent and recover from a data breach?

The most recent hacking incident at the Securities and Exchange Commission underscores what many in the investment community have known for years – that cyber thieves around the globe see

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Poor security habits are the ideal recipe for a breach

A Preempt survey of more than 200 employees (management level or above) from enterprise companies of 1000 or more people, found that businesses are left exposed by employees who have

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Measuring fraud trends across various industries

Businesses across industries are experiencing more sophisticated fraud attempts across multiple customer-not-present channels, according to IDology.Sixty-seven percent of organizations reported an increase in fraud attempts, compared to just 42 percent

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US retailer Forever 21 Warns customers of a payment card breach at some locations

Another data breach made the headlines, this time the victim is the US clothes retailer Forever 21 that announced it has suffered a security breach.According to the company, unknown hackers

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How retailers can increase their cyber resilience

Branch IT must be offered the same protection as a business’ data centres or head office.According to the wealth of media headlines in the past 12 months, there has been

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New Report: 30% of CEO Emails Exposed in Breaches

The phrase “new normal” usually offers little comfort — particularly when stolen secrets are in the mix.It’s true. Data breaches have become so commonplace that we’re nearly numb to them.

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This year’s most hackable holiday gifts

McAfee announced its third annual Most Hackable Holiday Gifts list to help consumers identify potential security risks associated with popular gifts this holiday season. In addition, McAfee conducted a survey