A week in security (September 28 – October 4)

A roundup of the best cybersecurity stories from September 28 – October 4, including several tricky cases ransomware installed on… coffee makers?

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Caught in the payment fraud net: when, not if?

Will we be stuck with payment fraud forever? Come with us as we explore what can go wrong, and why you shouldn’t blame yourself if you suffer a loss.

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A week in security (May 25 – 31)

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of May 25 – 31

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RevenueWire to pay $6.7 million to settle FTC charges

The FTC filed a complaint against payment provider RevenueWire and its CEO for laundering credit card payments and facilitating and assisting in fraud.

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Child identity theft, part 1: On familiar fraud

In this two-part series on child identity theft, we shed light on the growing problem of familiar fraud, where those entrusted with a minor’s information are the very ones who abuse it.

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How not to buy drugs on the Internet

Most get-rich-quick schemes on the Internet prove to be scams in disguise—and that includes buying drugs. Learn how scammers take advantage of users looking for illegal activities online.

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Hundreds of counterfeit online shoe stores injected with credit card skimmer

A Magecart credit card skimmer was found injected into hundreds of counterfeit, brand-name shoe stores—a one-two punch of victimization for users first duped with fake goods then stripped of their personal data.

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Report: Organizations remain vulnerable to increasing insider threats

The risk and challenges insider threats pose to organizations are ever present, even before tech as we know it existed. The age of digitization only made it higher and far-reaching. How has insider threats evolved over time? Where are we now in terms of mitigating insider threat risk? Are businesses really doing something about it? We answer such questions—and more—in this post.

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A week in security (October 28 – November 3)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of October 28 – November 3, including cyberattacks against SMBs, the Internet’s 50th birthday, stalkerware, donation scams, and more.

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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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