Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
BMW forced to respond to BBC report showing its cars at easy risk of being stolen
Bank account-draining Zeus gets lots of action in 2013
Short-duration clock approach thwarts RFID attacks
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 ...
Design could help Facebook members limit security leaks
A sign-up interface created by Penn State researchers for Facebook apps could help members prevent personal information -- and their friends' information -- from leaking out through third-party games and apps to hackers and ...
Inspired by nature, researcher develops new cyber security techniques
(Phys.org) —Imagine a cyber world in which hackers, identity thieves, spammers, phishers, foreign spies and other miscreants have a much tougher time plying their trade. Thanks to UC Irvine computer science ...
Target offers credit monitoring after data breach
Target Corp. is offering some of its Canadian customers a year of free credit monitoring after a massive security breach at its U.S. stores put confidential details into the hands of 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 ...
Japan's Sony hit by fresh cyberattack
Sony said Thursday that hackers stole details belonging to hundreds of its mobile unit clients, the latest in a string of cyberattacks to hit the embattled Japanese electronics giant.
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 ...
Online game theft earns real-world conviction
(AP) -- The amulet and mask were a 13-year-old boy's virtual possessions in an online fantasy game. In the real world, he was beaten and threaten with a knife to give them up.
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 ...