Blog Posts Tagged with "Financial Loss"

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Russian Banks May Be Linked to Zeus Hackers

November 18, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The Chief of the Russian Financial Monitoring Service, Yury Chikhankin, announced a pending investigation into whether Russian financial institutions participated in laundering funds stolen by those responsible for the infamous Zeus Trojan virus...

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Payment Card Industry Pursues Profits Over Security

November 10, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

With credit and debit card fraud as prevalent as it is, why would card brands push a product that is responsible for ten times more fraud than another? The answer is quite simple: The riskier the transaction, the higher the fees charged to the merchant - and ultimately to the consumer...

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5 Ways to Prevent Check Fraud Scams

November 02, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano

When checks or tax-related documents are stolen, either from the mail or by other means, the ink can be erased using common household chemicals such as nail polish remover. This allows the thieves to endorse checks to themselves...

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Bootable USBs for Consumer Security

August 22, 2010 Added by:Brent Huston

The major problem facing online banking today is really the consumer system. Home PCs are so compromised or infected that they represent a significant issue for the banking process. Home systems can pretty easily be removed from the equation with a simple bootable LiveCD or USB key...

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