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Are Your Gift Cards or Reward placements at risk? Ask C&A Brazil

Gift card and rewards bountyGift cards and rewards are becoming an easy-to-access bounty for cybercriminals who don’t want to risk their paycheck by triggering hawkishly-monitored credit card transactions, just as it happened to C&A Brazil this week... Many companies don't think of their gift card or reward features as the first place to protect from fraud, and black-hat hackers count on this to steal loyalty and reward points to cash in for anything like vacations, products, and other services. Although it’s significantly less reported

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Hacks, Cyberattacks, and Data Breaches, Oh My

secured data in server2018 is not over and yet the number of data breaches is already off the charts – 2,300 data breaches have been disclosed this year, exposing over 2.6 billion records.Just last week was it reported that Shanghai police are investigating one of the largest data leaks on the mainland that may have affected around 130 million customers of Huazhu Hotels Group.Huazhu reported the data breach on August 28th after finding a post on a dark web forum about the sale

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EMV 3DS (or 3DS2): The Old, The New and The Better

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The impact of identity theft – It’s not just about the money

Kid Impacted by Synthetic identity fraudSilent, stealthy, and devastating; yes, we are talking about identity theft.By Lisa Baergen, Director of Marketing at NuData SecurityThe Center for Identity at the University of Texas, has observed 5,398 cases of identity theft, fraud and abuse in the U.S. since the year 2000. The majority of those cases occurred in the states of California, New York, Florida, and Texas according to the University’s ITAP report 2018. And, unlike what most would think, losing money is not what hurts victims

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HTTP vs. HTTPS: How one letter can make a difference

Searching for HTTPSThe often overlooked letters that appear on web addresses mean more than you think. Today is World Wide Web Day, a 28-year-old tradition that happens every August to celebrate the miraculous communication between systems that you are using right now. But the web has changed a lot in these almost three-decades. That “www” you see before website domains representing the World Wide Web has evolved and now has even more acronyms tagged to it. I’m talking about HTTPS, that something

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