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ID theft still on the rise, though victims respond faster

ID theft still on the rise, though victims respond faster

11.1m victims in US alone.
Feb 12 2010 1:01PM
Phishing attacks rise significantly over past two months

Phishing attacks rise significantly over past two months

Increased awareness not helping users.
Jan 29 2010 11:51AM
New attack against IE could expose all files on a victim's PC

New attack against IE could expose all files on a victim's PC

Four to five flaws in design features of IE.
Jan 28 2010 12:43PM
Mac and PC users equally likely to be cybercrime victims

Mac and PC users equally likely to be cybercrime victims

No OS safe from phishing.
Nov 19 2009 10:13AM
US CERT warns of malware attack against BlackBerry

US CERT warns of malware attack against BlackBerry

PhoneSnoop app compromises privacy.
Oct 28 2009 2:28PM
US court rules that bank failed to protect customer against fraud

US court rules that bank failed to protect customer against fraud

Could set precedent for banking sector.
Sep 22 2009 9:55AM
E-crime victims shun the police

E-crime victims shun the police

Growing numbers of UK firms are turning to private investigators to help solve IT security problems as the police struggle to provide adequate resources
Jan 16 2009 7:03AM
Muggers use iPhone to lure victims

Muggers use iPhone to lure victims

Four men have been arrested in New York after offering iPhones over the internet and robbing those who responded..
Jun 17 2008 8:46AM
Google to help Burma cyclone victims

Google to help Burma cyclone victims

Google has launched a donation programme designed to help victims of the devastating cyclone in Burma..
May 13 2008 11:45AM
One-third of breach victims walk away from company, survey

One-third of breach victims walk away from company, survey

People are annoyed over the loss or theft of their personal information, a new survey from the Ponemon Institute reveals.
Apr 17 2008 10:07AM
New virus tries to dupe victims into googling its name

New virus tries to dupe victims into googling its name

A new virus that appears to harken back to the days when malware was written for notoriety and annoyance is actually a craftily executed social engineering scheme that seeks financial fortune for its masterminds.
Mar 5 2008 10:04AM
New phishing wave claims payroll fraud to dupe victims

New phishing wave claims payroll fraud to dupe victims

A Romanian-based criminal group is behind a new trojan-laced, socially engineered email run that tries to trick recipients into believing their employer committed payroll reporting fraud, security researchers said.
Jan 11 2008 12:57PM
Gartner: Victims of online phishing up nearly 40 percent in 2007

Gartner: Victims of online phishing up nearly 40 percent in 2007

An annual study by Gartner will report that the number of consumers who were taken in by bogus online offerings increased by nearly 40 percent in 2007 compared to the previous year.
Dec 10 2007 9:57AM
US bill allows id theft victims to seek reimbursement

US bill allows id theft victims to seek reimbursement

A bill introduced this week in the US would allow victims of identity theft to seek restitution for their crime-related expenses.
Oct 22 2007 11:16AM
Phishing scams await Ameritrade breach victims

Phishing scams await Ameritrade breach victims

A mass spear phishing attack could await victims of the recently publicised data breach at discount online broker TD Ameritrade, IT security experts warned.
Sep 20 2007 9:49AM
More P2P fraud victims expected

More P2P fraud victims expected

Security firm SafeMedia has warned that the use of peer-to-peer software to steal personal information is likely to increase sharply.
Sep 13 2007 9:55AM
Latest Skype worm promises erotic pictures

Latest Skype worm promises erotic pictures

Skype is warning its Windows users to keep their guard up against a new virus making the rounds on the peer-to-peer internet telephony service.
Sep 12 2007 12:07PM
Child porn suspects may have been fraud victims

Child porn suspects may have been fraud victims

Hundreds of people questioned by police as part of an internet child pornography inquiry may have been innocent victims of credit card fraud, an investigation has found.
May 11 2007 9:44AM
Unknown number of victims in Hortica Insurance backup tape loss

Unknown number of victims in Hortica Insurance backup tape loss

An unknown number of clients of the Florists' Mutual Insurance Company had their personal information lost when a locked shipping case containing magnetic backup tapes was misplaced in transit.
Apr 10 2007 9:54AM
Victims of identity theft top 100m

Victims of identity theft top 100m

Watchdog calls for tighter legislation and higher fines.
Dec 18 2006 2:59PM

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