News tagged with thieves

Credit card fraudsters quickly exposed

Most people feel safe from fraudsters if their credit card is safely tucked away in their wallet. But they shouldn't: in most cases, thieves only need card numbers and information. A new software can provide ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Software
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Cyberattack deprives millions of Dutch of online ID

More than 10 million Dutch citizens were unable to use their official online signature to pay bills and taxes because of a cyberattack, officials said Wednesday. The national DigiD system "is no longer accessible ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Internet
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Franchises on guard against data thieves

Every day Hardee's franchisee Todd Pahl is on the lookout for a predator he can't see. It's not lurking in the crevices along the baseboard or slinking just beyond the range of cameras. This danger hides behind the infinite ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Internet
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In info age, Belgian diamond heist is a throwback

(AP)—At a time when many robberies take place at the click of a mouse, a group of jewel thieves has shown there's still a potential payoff for old-fashioned criminals willing to use disguises, planning ...

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Other
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Hushed hoarders and prying pilferers

In order to prevent other birds from stealing the food they are storing for later, Eurasian jays, a type of corvid, minimizes any auditory hints a potential pilferer may use to steal their cache (food that ...

dateDec 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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