Magecart cybercrime group stole customers’ credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer

Security Affairs

Magecart hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg.

FTC Settles Spying Case Against Rent-to-Own Retailer

Hunton Privacy

Specifically, the FTC alleged that Aaron’s facilitated its franchisees’ installation and use of software on computers rented to consumers that surreptitiously tracked consumers’ locations, took photographs of consumers in their homes, and recorded consumers’ keystrokes in order to capture login credentials for email, financial and social media accounts. On October 22, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission announced a proposed settlement with Aaron’s, Inc.

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#ModernDataMasters: Henrik Liliendahl, Chairman & CTO, Product Data Lake


I got good grades in mathematics at school but it was an evening class in secondary school that I took in what was then called EDP (Electronic Data Processing) that got me started. We didn’t even have a computer at that school so the whole class was about things drawn on the blackboard. Then one day we had a trip to a larger college that actually had computers and I was hooked! I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side.

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How Cybercriminals are Weathering COVID-19

Krebs on Security

Most online retailers years ago stopped shipping to regions of the world most frequently associated with credit card fraud, including Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Russia.

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Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy

Krebs on Security

Officers responding to the report searched the residence and found multiple cell phones and SIM cards, as well as files on the kid’s computer that included “an extensive list of names and phone numbers of people from around the world.”

Security Affairs newsletter Round 181 – News of the week

Security Affairs

Google Android team found high severity flaw in Honeywell Android-based handheld computers. Magecart cybercrime group stole customers credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

Members of GozNym gang sentenced for stealing $100 Million

Security Affairs

The crooks infected more than 4,000 victim computers globally with GozNym banking Trojan between 2015 and 2016, most of the victims were in the United States and Europe. The GozNym has been seen targeting banking institutions, credit unions, and retail banks.

Editing Crowd Sourced Content: the Wikipedia Discussion

Collaboration 2.0

Best Buy, the retail box store and internet source for electronics, televisions, DVD players, home & car audio, computers, cameras, music, movies, software, games etc is at the cutting edge of modern online technologies and facilitating their use by as many purchase prospects as possible.

Spotlight Podcast: Security Automation is (and isn’t) the Future of Infosec

The Security Ledger

In this Spotlight Podcast, we speak with David Brumley, the Chief Executive Officer at the security firm ForAllSecure * and a professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Advances in the use of polymers revolutionized everything from food packaging to electronics, telecommunication and medicine.

Summary – “Industry in One: Financial Services”

ARMA International

The major categories of financial institutions include central banks, retail and commercial banks, investment banks, investment companies, brokerage firms, internet banks, credit unions, and savings and loans associations. Electronic Communications Retention and Supervision.

TA505 Cybercrime targets system integrator companies

Security Affairs

TA505 hacking group has been active since 2014 focusing on Retail and banking sectors. I am a computer security scientist with an intensive hacking background. I do have a MD in computer engineering and a PhD on computer security from University of Bologna.

Spotlight Podcast: At 15 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Grows with Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

The Computers in our Pockets. Problems like cyber crime were predictable outgrowths of growing connectivity and convenience – from electronic banking to online retail, Angel Grant of RSA told me. In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by RSA: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. But what does that mean in an era when concerns about cybersecurity permeate every facet of our personal and professional lives?

Extending intranets to hard-to-reach staff: Controlled documents kiosk example


This Intranet Benchmarking Forum (IBF) post about meeting the needs of hard-to-reach staff reminded me of a kiosk system that was developed on top of an electronic document and records management system at Illawarra Coal (part of BHPB Billiton ) – I was part of the team that helped to implement the system and came up with the conceptual design of the intranet publishing architecture from this system.

Is email really the nemesis of better collaboration software?


Following the technology history theme of some of my recent posts ( here and over on CMSWire ), I decided to look back at the history of email to see how strong its claim to the electronic communication 'crown' really is. Interoperability was probably the biggest barrier to the adoption of email in the late 1980s, the decade during which personal computers and local area networks entered the workplace.

Online Behavioral Advertising: European Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK

Hunton Privacy

In the UK, those who collect and use data through behavioral advertising technology must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended) (the “DPA”), as well as the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (the “Privacy Regulations”). ’s advertising tracker system which allows the company to track the identity and web habits of individual computers by tracing their unique Internet Protocol addresses.