Avoid the scam of card skimmers

By Nancy Werteen, WFMZ TV 69, Allentown, Pennsylvania Thirty-seven million Americans refuel every day, and 29 million of them use a card to pay for that fuel. Until all pumps are converted to only accept EMV chip readers, which is estimated to happen by the year 2020, thieves and crooks will attempt to use these […]

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Thousands of ICE Employees can access license plate reader data emails show

Immigration and Customs Enforcement allows thousands of employees to access a controversial license plate database with questionable legal safeguards in place to prevent abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union said today as it published thousands of pages of agency documents. The documents, which were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit and include emails […]

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Chicago: Cook County Sheriff warns of Apple iPhone Scam

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning residents about a sophisticated phone scam in which an unsolicited caller claims to be a representative from Apple, Inc. In the scam, the caller states there has been a security compromise to a user’s device and/or iCloud account, according to a press release from Dart’s office. The caller […]

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Hackers using iPhone prototypes to probe security and develop iOS Exploits

Web site Appleinsider is reporting that it has found out that hackers have somehow gotten a hold of iPhone prototypes and am using them to see what they can exploit and then develop ways to get around any security enhancements for future exploits. Hackers are taking advantage of “dev-fused” iPhones, meant only for internal usage […]

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