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The huge 'Collection #1' data breach is only a small part of much larger hacker dataset

Brian Krebs, the infosec journalist behind Krebs on Security, tweeted a screenshot purportedly depicting a page listing the data for sale. The sale of some 773M email addresses and 21M unique ... read more

US Secret Service is probing how crooks use smart credit cards for fraud

Credit card thieves have been taking advantage of smart card technologies to avoid getting caught, according to Krebs on Security. The US Secret Service offices in New York and St. Louis have apparent... read more

Vulnerabilities found in building access system used by schools, governments

Krebs on Security got hold of the memo shared with the financial industry, reporting that it stated, “The transaction may also appear as a declined transaction, but the fraudster, with the push of a b... read more

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Cryptocurrency SIM-Swap Hack Victims Band Together Against Telcos with New Website

REACT task force members reportedly traveled to New York to participate in the arrest of Truglia. Notably, according to reporting at Krebs on Security, REACT officers now believe many of the SIM-attac... read more


From Bitconnect to SIM-Swap Swindling: 2018's Biggest Scams

According to Krebs On Security, police arrested a man in August believed to be part of a cross-state syndicate involving nine suspects that used sim-swapping to steal large amounts of ... read more

New iPhone phishing scam is more sophisticated than ever

A new report from noted security expert Brian Krebs reveals that scammers looking to take advantage of unsuspecting Apple users are becoming incredibly clever and sophisticated. As noted on Krebs on S... read more

Criminal gangs use Fuze to store multiple stolen cards on one card

According to a Secret Service memo to banks, obtained by Krebs on Security, criminals have turned to Fuze as a way of avoiding the risk of walking around with dozens of stolen or counterfeit cards in ... read more

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For companies, this principle means accepting the notion that it is no longer possible to keep the bad guys out of your networks entirely. This doesn’t mean abandoning all tenets of traditional defens... read more

Email Addresses and Phone Numbers of More than 60 Million Users Exposed by USPS

After being contacted by Krebs On Security, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) fixed a critical security issue that left the phone numbers and email addresses of more than 60 million users exposed to anyo... read more

Half of Phishing Sites in the Wild Have SSL Certificates and Show Padlock Security Icon, Study Finds

and from 35 percent in the second quarter of 2018," Brian Krebs reports in Krebs on Security. He writes: "This alarming shift is notable because a majority of Internet users have taken the age-old 'lo... read more

Equifax Extends Free Credit Monitoring -- But Outsources It To Experian

An anonymous reader quotes Krebs on Security: A year after offering free credit monitoring to all Americans on account of its massive data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 148 mi... read more

Watch Out for This New Banking Scam

That’s because scammers are using a combination of fake texts and cardless ATMs to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting people, according to Krebs on Security. The scam’s made them a killing i... read more



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