Blog Posts Tagged with "Account Fraud"
May 17, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
At 2010’s Defcon, a game was played in which contestants used the telephone to convince company employees to voluntarily cough up information they probably shouldn’t have. Of 135 “targets” of the social engineering “game,” 130 blurted out sensitive information...
April 15, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Twitter’s numbers are astounding. In the physical world, when communities become larger and more densely populated, crime rises. The same applies to online communities. Spammers, scammers, and thieves are paying attention...
March 19, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Flaws in the system used to issue credit facilitate new account fraud, since creditors often neglect to fully vet credit applicants with technology as essential as device reputation. Account takeover requires nothing more than access to credit card numbers...
February 24, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Fraudulent credit card applications are the most lucrative form of credit card fraud. Identity thieves love credit cards because they are the easiest accounts to open, and they allow thieves to quickly turn data into cash...
February 18, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Identity Cloning encompasses all forms of identity theft. The thief is actually living and functioning as the victim on purpose. They may be hiding in plain sight due to the fact they are running from the law, evading child support or they could be mentally ill...
February 17, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
A report by Javelin said the decline in victims and amount of identify fraud, which slid 34 percent from $56 billion to $37 billion, was probably due to the steep drop in reported data breaches, which were down from 604 cases in 2009, with 221 million records exposed, to 404 cases in 2010...
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