Malware writers have been using bogus antivirus products to infect computers–such rogue programs are not new. But Lawrence Abrams, owner of BleepingComputer.com notified me this morning that one new rogue is posting a fake review written by one “Robert Vamosi.”
This particular rogue is called Anti-Virus-1, and it takes over a computer’s HOSTS file so that [...]
February 19, 2009 Tags: cybercrime, Defense in Depth, Robert Vamosi, security, vulnerablity Posted in: Bleepingcomputer.com, Defense in Depth, Lawrence Abrams, Robert Vamosi, rogue antivirus program No Comments
Up to 130 ATM machines in 49 cities worldwide were used in a coordinated attack on RBS Worldpay, a global payments services company. Within a 30 minute period on November 8th, 2008, the company lost an estimated $9 million dollars due to fraudulent ATM transactions.
While the company first disclosed the loss in November, the ambitious [...]
February 4, 2009 Tags: ATM, banking, cybercrime, data loss, Defense in Depth, RBS Worldpay, Robert Vamosi, security Posted in: ATM machines, Defense in Depth, RBS Worldpay, Robert Vamosi, cybercrime, data loss Comments Closed
Details are emerging on what could well become that largest data breach in US History.
Heartland, a company that processes payments for more than 250,000 businesses, is saying today that up to one million customers may have had their credit information stolen, a number easily eclipsing the 47 million customers potentially at risk of credit fraud [...]
January 20, 2009 Tags: bank processing, banking, carders, cybercrime, data breach, Defense in Depth, forensics, hackers, Heartland, identity fraud, identity theft, MasterCard, Robert Vamosi Posted in: Defense in Depth, Heartland, MasterCard, Robert Baldwin, Robert Vamosi, TJX, US Secret Service, Visa, carders, cybercrmie, data breach, forensics, hackers, identity theft, indentity fraud Comments Closed