Street gangs turn to high-tech cybercrime to make a living

Street gangs turn to high-tech cybercrime to make a living

Street gangs are growing more sophisticated and moving into cyberspace. Following an extensive three-year investigation, the State of California Department of Justice arrested and indicted 32 suspects on 240 counts, including identity ...
U.S. Appeals Court Says Barnes & Noble Data Breach Victims Can Seek Damages

U.S. Appeals Court Says Barnes & Noble Data Breach Victims Can Seek Damages

A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that victims of a payment card data breach at Barnes & Noble can seek damages against the national bookseller. According to Reuters, the decision came ...
Unique Data Exfiltration Method Makes PinkKite POS Malware Stand Out

Unique Data Exfiltration Method Makes PinkKite POS Malware Stand Out

A new family of point-of-sale malware called “PinkKite” uses a unique method to exfiltrate consumers’ stolen payment card information. Kroll Inc. researchers Matt Bromiley and Courtney Dayter presented on the threat during ...
Point-of-Sale Breach Confirmed at Some Applebee’s Locations

Point-of-Sale Breach Confirmed at Some Applebee’s Locations

It’s confirmed that some locations of the Applebee’s restaurant chain suffered a point-of-sale (POS) breach involving customers’ payment card data. On 2 March, RMH Franchise Holdings (RMH) issued a notice of data ...

What Is RFID Skimming?

Security breaches are increasingly affecting organizations across various domains as they heavily rely on technologies to reduce the operational costs and improve the work efficiency. The United States is the world leader ...

New ‘UDPoS’ Malware Exfiltrates Credit Card Details via DNS Server

Researchers have identified a new strain of point-of-sale (PoS) malware that impersonates a LogMeIn service pack to steal credit card data via a DNS server. According to security firm Forcepoint, the malware ...