News by Tag: Identity Theft

Data Breach Incidents Expose Individuals to Identity Theft, Spear-Phishing and Fraud
May 13, 2011
Data breach incidents expose users to varied threats such as identity theft, fraud, scam e-mails and spear-phishing attacks.
Security Researchers Caution Smartphone Users on Information Security Threats
April 27, 2011
Recently, security researchers identified security flaws in Wi-Fi, which could be exploited to extract sensitive information and conduct identity theft and fraud.
IEEE Cautions Members on Security Breach Incident
April 6, 2011
Recently, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) notified members of possible data breach
Health Net Cautions Customers against Possible Data breach after Loss of Server Drives
March 16, 2011
Recently, Health Net, Inc., a United States (U.S) based medicare service provider reported loss of nine server drives, triggering fears of possible data breach.
Offenders Charged With $1 Million Cyber-fraud Case for Conducting Unauthorized Transactions
February 3, 2011
The accused allegedly purchased credit card information extracted from websites based in other countries by their peers in the crime world.
Counter Crime Agency Combats Identity Theft and Fraud
January 31, 2011
The easy availability of information on the Internet has helped the cause of the criminals who extract relevant personal and financial information of the targeted individuals.
Information Security Experts Warn Against Rising Drive-by Attacks based on Java Functionality
January 12, 2011
In this case, attackers use the open connection method of a URL Class to connect a Trojan Application to the Internet.
LifeLock Command Center Now Protects Americans from Many Types of Identity Theft
February 15, 2010
Identity Theft Labs introduces LifeLock's new Command Center service which protects people from other types of identity theft not just credit fraud.