Earlier today we reported that based on a ReCode announcement, some 200 million Yahoo user accounts (yes, apparently Yahoo has that many users) may have been hacked.
My PayPal account was hacked on Christmas Eve. The perpetrator tried to further stir up trouble by sending my PayPal funds to a hacker gang tied to the jihadist militant group ISIS. Although the intruder failed to siphon any funds,
If you've ever had your wallet stolen, you know what a pain it can be (and if not, just imagine it).
Technology is neutral,...what get's done with it is either good or evil. These devices are cool. But criminals love cool. DO NOT USE YOUR FINGERS anymore to push buttons.
Posing as a private investigator operating out of Singapore, Ngo contracted with Court Ventures, paying for his access to consumer records via regular cash wire transfers from a bank in Singapore. Through that contract, Ngo was able to make available
Officials overseeing the Vermont Health Connect website confirmed Friday there was a security breach on the system last month in which one user got improper access to another user’s Social Security number and other data.
An identity theft service that sold Social Security and drivers license numbers — as well as bank account and credit card data on millions of Americans — purchased much of its data from Experian, one of the three major credit bureaus, according to a
The Motorola Pill, a.k.a. the authentication vitamin, is a stomach acid-powered pill that emits an 18-bit authentication signal that will log the person into an online service. Regina Duncan, head of special projects for Motorola Mobility and form
The Emotiv brain-computer interface was designed to let users control their computers with their thoughts alone, opening up a new avenue for hands-free computing as well as a potential means for those with disabilities to communicate through machines
"...having certainly been advised of legal ramifications for lying, he refused to name Obama as his child but maintained that he was married to Dunham."
EFF's Jennifer Lynch discusses the expansion of biometric data collection, the growth of databases and the impact on increased surveillance.
Identity theft is freaking everyone out these days and for very good reason...
What will your life be like when the DMV systems reject every good identity document you have due to Real ID?
A Mexico-born illegal immigrant working as a police officer in Alaska was caught only after the U.S. citizen whose identity he stole applied for a passport, authorities said Tuesday. Rafael Espinoza, who has dual citizenship, lives outside of the
For years, the man known as Rafael Espinoza was widely respected as an exemplary police officer who was popular among his peers in Alaska's largest city. All that ended last week when authorities discovered he was really Mexican national Rafael M
Sony thinks an “unauthorized person” now has access to all PlayStation Network account information and passwords, and may have obtained the credit card numbers of the service’s 70 million users.
The FBI’s unprecedented effort to behead the Coreflood botnet. The bureau has tracked a dramatic decline in the number of pings from the botnet since the takedown operation began earlier this month.
New communications schemes could make zombie PC networks far harder to shut down.
It appears that Canada’s Finance, Defense Research and Development departments, as well as the Treasury Board, were hacked in February by what the Canadian government is calling an “unprecedented” and “significant” cyber attack. Although confirmation
Why bring this up? Is this a situation your state shares with Wisconsin? Can anyone walk into a voting area and vote where you live? Can you imagine how there might be corruption in a system that allows this to happen?
There are a number of proposed "solutions" to address the issues of terrorism and illegal immigration. Within these proposed solutions there is a common denominator, biometrics. This document presents an alternative solution to national/international
Enrolling the world into a single global biometric ID system