Blog Posts Tagged with "Personally Identifiable Information"


Spear-Phishing Season Is Declared Open

April 08, 2011 Added by:PCI Guru

Post-Epsilon breach, it seems every merchant under the sun is notifying their customers of the expected onslaught of electronic mail messages asking for bank account and credit card numbers among other PII. As a result, a lot of credit card numbers will likely get exposed. Be prepared...

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LinkedIn Sued for Disclosing User IDs to Advertisers

March 31, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Referrer headers sent to the third parties contain a unique identifier that is associated with a cookie issued by LinkedIn. The suit maintains that this practice reveals sensitive information regarding the referring member's browsing habits and history...

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Universities Produce Paydirt for Criminal Hackers

December 13, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Criminal hackers have found Universities to be a prime target in their efforts to amass confidential details that can be employed in identity theft rackets. According to a report by AppSec, 2.3 million records have been illegally accessed at 158 institutions in the United Sates since 2008...

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