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Woman gets 2.5 years in prison for managing ATM-sucking gang of fraudsters

Posted August 28, 2012 Over $9 million was stolen from cash machines in 280 cities around the world in less than 12 hours, using a mixture of a gang of low-level operatives and high-tech hacking. Read more here.

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Cybercrooks preying on small businesses

Posted July 6, 2012 Small businesses might think they are little enough to escape cybercrooks’ attention, but they’re increasingly wrong. Read the full story on Naked Security. 

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Hackers snatch $6.7m in South African cyber bank robbery

Posted January 20, 2012 A mere three years after a South African bank spent $1.8 million on a new fraud-detection system, hackers managed to swindle $6.7 million out from under that system’s nose. Although customer funds are thought to be safe, would you actually trust your money to an institution vulnerable to getting hacked so […]

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SpyEye bank Trojan hides its fraud footprint

Posted January 5, 2012 The latest variants of the information-stealing SpyEye Trojan are now specializing in hiding fraudulent transactions from your online banking statements. Should we rethink giving up on our paper statements? Here’s the full story. 

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