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Security Fix: July 1, 2007 - July 7, 2007

Scammers Play Robin Hood to Test Stolen Credit Cards

The Symantec security blog today talks about a trend its authors are seeing more of: Scammers using stolen credit cards to make small donations to online charities. The prevailing theory is not that the criminals are being altruistic Rather, security...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 6, 2007; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Fraud  
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A Word of Caution About Google Calendar

I've been playing around with Google Calendar, a beta service from the search-engine giant that lets users store -- and share -- calendar data online. It's a great Web-based tool, but in experimenting with it I found that far too...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 6, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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Terrorism's Hook Into Your Inbox

Want an extreme example of what can happen to your personal and financial information if you fall for a phishing scam? Check out my story, published on washingtonpost.com today, which follows the trail of a woman's stolen personal data back...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 5, 2007; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Credit Freeze Now an Option for D.C. Residents

Residents of the District of Columbia now have the right to "freeze" their credit reports as a way to ward off identity thieves. As of July 1, people living in the nation's capital can request a "credit freeze" from the...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 2, 2007; 5:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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