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No Privacy Worries Right? Blippy Credit Card Numbers in Google

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Earlier this morning Venturebeat editor Owen Thomas noticed that some credit card numbers from purchase sharing service Blippy were shared on Google. You can see Owen’s tweet to Blippy staff asking about the issue and here’s the Google search results. Update: Owen has just posted regarding this issue on Venturebeat. I...
No Privacy Worries Right? Blippy Credit Card Numbers in Google

Vudu Headquarters Robbed, Hard Drives With Private Customer Data Stolen

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There’s been a break-in! And this time, it’s a physical, real-world break-in — not the digital variety we’ve grown accustomed to. Vudu, the video streaming service acquired by Walmart in 2010, has just sent an email to customers letting them know of a break-in that occurred in their Santa Clara,...
Vudu Headquarters Robbed, Hard Drives With Private Customer Data Stolen

Blippy And Credit Card Numbers

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Today someone discovered a Google search that displayed the credit card numbers of 4 Blippy users.   The situation was quickly resolved and the numbers were removed from Google. Blippy sincerely apologizes to those 4 users and we have reached out to them.  We will do what it takes...
Blippy And Credit Card Numbers

Dutch hacker ‘Fortezza’ extradited to U.S. on 14 counts

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Photo via Bigstock David Benjaim Schrooten, a 21-year-old Dutch computer hacker who operates under the name “Fortezza,” is scheduled to make his first court appearance today in Seattle as part of a 14-count indictment alleging that he stole and marketed thousands of stolen credit card numbers. Arrested in Romania in...
Dutch hacker ‘Fortezza’ extradited to U.S. on 14 counts

Medical Cybercrime: The Next Frontier

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The idea of hackers holding electronic medical records for ransom sounds like the stuff of a final Die Hard installment. But medical hacking and biomedical fraud are growing areas of concern for the healthcare industry... and for Americans receiving medical care. Although only a few isolated cases have been spotted,...
Medical Cybercrime: The Next Frontier
"Can you fix my Windows 95 computer?": How to troll a tech support scammer
PayPal’s new POS service is a Piece Of Sh*t

Hacker Cosmo on how he bypassed Google's two-step authentication and stole personal data

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After Wired's Mat Honan lost and subsequently recovered his personal data last month, he dove into the world of hackers and found out just how easy it is to obtain secure account information from a variety of sites. Honan was put in contact with Cosmo, a hacker responsible for...
Hacker Cosmo on how he bypassed Google's two-step authentication and stole personal data

Blippy claims credit card leak plugged. We find one more number

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On Friday, we reported that Blippy, a social network for shoppers cofounded by Fucked Company and AdBrite founder Philip “Pud” Kaplan, had accidentally published some of its members’ credit card numbers into Google. Kaplan was quick to respond. “It’s a lot less bad than it looks.” True, the 127 transactions...
Blippy claims credit card leak plugged. We find one more number
Arizona legislature passes Internet censorship bill to make trolling illegal
Google actually starts setting standards for Android apps on Google Play

Credit Card Numbers Now on Google Thanks to Blippy

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Credit Card Numbers Now on Google Thanks to Blippy

New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

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The F.B.I. may have snagged LulzSec by turning top hacker Sabu (Hector Xavier Monsegur) but if they thought that would put paid to hacking groups looking to make their bones, they were wrong. Welcome The Consortium, and their filleting of the porn site, Digital Playground. The Consortium didn't just...
New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

Rdio promises 'up to' six months of free streaming in more countries

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What's better than free music? Lots of stuff, probably -- but it's still on the top of our list. Rdio is hoping to get you hooked into its vowel-agnostic music streaming ways with the promise of "up to six months of free music" without ads or credit card numbers....
Rdio promises 'up to' six months of free streaming in more countries

Give Blippy Another Chance, They Deserve It

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Blippy is being tossed through the meat grinder today over a leak of several credit card numbers from users. The company lets people record and share their purchases with friends online.A darling of the technology and investment worlds, Blippy signed up the tech elite overnight, and raised $11 million in...
Give Blippy Another Chance, They Deserve It

The NSA Wants Hackers, And It Wants Them On Its Side

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Hey, hackers: The NSA is out to get you. If you're an American who can code malware to infiltrate a network, or snoop on SMS messages, or stop a distributed denial-of-service attack in your sleep, you're a person of interest. Age is of little consequence. Location likewise. The NSA's mission...
The NSA Wants Hackers, And It Wants Them On Its Side

Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren't browsing

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A new Internet Explorer vulnerability has been discovered that allows an attacker to track your mouse cursor anywhere on the screen, even if the browser is minimized. All supported versions of Microsoft’s browser are reportedly affected: IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, and IE10. The flaw was first discovered by Spider.io a...
Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren't browsing
Australian Pizza Hut customers served a deep dish of info leaks

Hacking duo charged with DDoSing Amazon, then bragging about it

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Federal prosecutors have charged two men with using a computer botnet to launch crippling Web attacks on Amazon, eBay, and Priceline, and then bragging about them in online hacker forums. Dmitry Olegovich Zubakha, 25, of Moscow, was arrested in Cyprus this week for his role in attacks taking place in...
Hacking duo charged with DDoSing Amazon, then bragging about it

The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

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Stay calm and carry on, people: It's way to soon to say that NFC should stand for Now Fatally Corrupted. Yes, Google's breakthrough NFC payments app Wallet is being mentioned all over the news thanks to a flaw--it's vulnerable to a hack that gives nefarious types access to your secure...
The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

Blippy users’ credit card numbers found on Google | VentureBeat

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Blippy users’ credit card numbers found on Google | VentureBeat

The Wall Street Journal Signs Up For Apple's Subscription Service

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It took a while, but they’re in: The Wall Street Journal is now selling digital subscriptions via Apple’s “Newsstand” service. That means Dow Jones’ business newspaper has joined thousands of other magazines and newspapers that market their stuff through Apple’s iTunes store — in exchange for giving Apple a cut...
The Wall Street Journal Signs Up For Apple's Subscription Service

Judge awards class action status in privacy lawsuit vs. comScore

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A federal court in Chicago this week granted class action status to a lawsuit accusing comScore, one of the Internet's largest user tracking firms, of secretly collecting and selling Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, passwords and other personal data collected from consumer systems....
Judge awards class action status in privacy lawsuit vs. comScore

Former Convict Reveals How Hard It Is To Be Targeted By One Of Aaron Swartz's Prosecutors

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Aaron Swartz's legal team and family are justifiably outraged at federal prosecutors, a man prosecuted by one of the same attorneys said. Swartz's former lawyer said this week that Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Heymann knew the 26-year-old was suicidal but was "heedless" in pursuing him. Swartz's family has said...
Former Convict Reveals How Hard It Is To Be Targeted By One Of Aaron Swartz's Prosecutors

Fortumo Raises ~$10M From Intel Capital, Greycroft To Take On Bango And More In Carrier Billing; Inks Deals With China Mobile And Vodafone

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Fortumo — a specialist in mobile carrier billing, which lets users to pay for apps and goods in apps without coughing up credit card numbers — is today raising its game a bit against competitors like Bango (partner to Facebook, Amazon and more), Boku and PayPal’s Zong — the Estonian-hatched...
Fortumo Raises ~$10M From Intel Capital, Greycroft To Take On Bango And More In Carrier Billing; Inks Deals With China Mobile And Vodafone
Facebook adds iOS and Mac development studio Acrylic to design team
FBI arrests 24 hackers in $205M credit card fraud scheme

Former Anon spokesperson indicted for allegedly linking to stolen information

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On Friday, a federal grand jury in Dallas indicted Barrett Brown, a former self-proclaimed Anonymous spokesperson, for trafficking “stolen authentication features,” as well as "access device fraud" and “aggravated identity theft.” Brown has been detained since he was arrested in September for allegedly threatening a federal agent. 10 counts...
Former Anon spokesperson indicted for allegedly linking to stolen information
Twitter gives the boot to popular Anonymous account, but it comes back to life
CloudLock aims to bring PCI compliance to Google Drive
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