Increased illicit behavior on Internet pharmacies

Of the nearly 7,000 sites reviewed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, only 4% of those online sites appear to be in compliance with pharmacy laws and practice …

Scammers preying on those wanting to adopt

The IC3 received information from law enforcement and complaints filed with the IC3 concerning an adoption scam. The scam is an attempt to collect personal information and …

Scottish botnet master sentenced

Matthew Anderson – the Scottish botnet master who was found guilty of organizing a campaign that saw computers enslaved in a botnet, stealing data from their owners and …

Two indicted for university hack binge

Two former students of the University of Central Missouri have been charged with computer intrusion, intercepting electronic communication and aggravated identity theft, …

10 holiday ID theft prevention tips

In the search for the ultimate holiday gift or the biggest bargain, consumers need to make sure that they are not putting their identity at risk this holiday season. To help …

Data breaches cost hospitals billions

Data breaches of patient information cost healthcare organizations nearly $6 billion annually, and that many breaches go undetected, according to a study by the Ponemon …

Thief returns stolen laptop contents to owner

A surprising case of theft has been recorded in Sweden – a thief stole a laptop belonging to a university professor, but “returned” its contents to the …

Suspected money mule arrested in London

Members of the Police Central e-crime Unit arrested a 34-year-old man suspected of organizing money mules to open drop accounts in order to launder the proceeds of online …

Skimming attacks at European ATMs rise 24%

The latest European ATM Crime Report published by EAST (the European ATM Security Team), shows a 24% increase in card skimming attacks at European ATMs. 5,743 attacks were …