Pay-at-Pump Skimming Attacks...

Hi guys, According to experts, pay-at-the-pump skimming attacks could increase in U.S gas stations and are expected to surge between now and the end of 2016. Self-serve gas pumps are now becoming prime targets for criminals as these are easier skimming devices than ATMs. A bulletin was issued On Oct. 4 by the police in Post Falls seeking the public’s help with the arrest of two individuals who are suspected to be linked to an organized crime ring. Over the last few months, this crime ring has swindled  U.S. banking institutions out of between $8 million and $15...

ATMs Used By a German Bank Found To Be V...

Hello folks! Sparkasse  is a German savings Bank that is now patching its ATMs and self-service terminals after finding that it’s machines were revealing a lot of sensitive information during software updates. Benjamin Kunz-Mejri, CEO and founder of Germany-based security firm Vulnerability Lab, discovered this flaw after an experience where Sparkasse terminal suddenly ejected his card, and changed its status to “temporarily not available.” A Windows command prompt has shown up when he was interacting with the device, indicating that the ATM was unavailable due...

Researchers Say Genomic Data Can Be Hack...

Good Afternoon All ! Genomic information is shared among researchers for the advancement of biomedical research. Genomic data contains identifiable information which could pose a risk to individual privacy if leaked. If access is gained to genome sequence whether directly from your saliva or other tissues, or from a popular genomic information service, this information can be used to see if you appear in a database of people with certain medical conditions, such as heart disease, lung cancer or autism. Two researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine,...

Really? TalkTalk Hacked By a 15-Year Old...

Hi all, It only took a 15-year-old boy to hack the mobile operator TalkTalk which put the banking details of millions of people at risk. He has now been arrested in Northern Ireland. The boy was arrested after a search warrant was executed by the Northern Ireland police service, working with the Met’s cyber crime unit, at an address in County Antrim. He was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, said the Metropolitan police. The boy is being held at a police station ahead of an interview while the search at the property is still going on. It has...