Identity Theft

The downfall of Convenience The continuous advancement of technology is evergreen because of its advantages like easy access and instant gratification. From being able to shop for groceries from their living room, to having vehicles that drive themselves, consumers are loving the convenience that the cyber...

What is GDPR? A trending topic these days is the latest data regulation that businesses all around the world will soon follow—GDPR. For those of you who don’t already know what GDPR is, let’s start with the basics. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and...

What are the Key Steps to Controlling Skimming? Card fraud linked to pay-at-the-pump gas terminals is growing, and that trend will continue until more fraudster convictions are publicized, some security experts say. While they're pleased that another skimming fraudster was sentenced last week, they say the...

First Time Authorities Seize Domain Names Involving Mobile Apps U.S. federal authorities say they've seized three website domain names that distributed illegal copies of copyrighted Android cell phone applications, the first time website domains involving cell phone app marketplaces have been confiscated. Visitors to the three sites...

Hospital Staffer Targeted Accident Victims' Records, FBI Says A former staff member at Florida Hospital Celebration was arrested last week for allegedly inappropriately accessing more than 760,000 electronic health records with the intent to disclose, transfer or sell certain information for personal gain. Dale Munroe, a former...

Expert: Nation States, Crime Rings Pose Increasing Threat Banks and the U.S. payments infrastructure are prime targets for international cyberattacks. And it's not just money hackers are after, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. What else is at risk? Wansley, a financial fraud and risk consultant...