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    Feds Arrest 'Silk Road' Investigators

    Former Federal Agents Face Fraud, Money Laundering Charges By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Feds Arrest 'Silk Road' Investigators

    The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two former federal agents with money laundering and wire fraud based on allegations that they attempted to profit from the investigation into the underground narcotics marketplace known as "Silk Road."

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    PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts Debate Whether Advice Goes Far Enough By Tracy Kitten
    PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts debate the value of new PCI guidance for how businesses should use penetration testing to identify network vulnerabilities that could be exploited for malicious activity. Does the new advice go far enough?

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    Mobile Fraud: A Focus for Fed Reserve

    Fed Risk Expert Describes Ongoing Security Initiatives By Tracy Kitten
    Mobile Fraud: A Focus for Fed Reserve

    Upticks in fraud perpetrated through mobile banking and mobile payments are a growing concern for regulators, says David Lott of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, who explains ongoing security initiatives.

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    Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    Feds Advocate Law Changes to Ease Prosecution of Fraudsters By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    To help take down global "carding" rings, the U.S. Justice Department wants to expand current law so it can prosecute those who commit fraud anywhere in the world that involves U.S. payment card data.

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    Indian Banks Wary of Payment Card Risks

    Government Initiative Stirs New Security Concerns By Geetha Nandikotkur
    Indian Banks Wary of Payment Card Risks

    While the Indian finance ministry has announced incentives for banks to curb cash transactions and encourage the use of payment cards, security experts caution CISOs about authentication and fraud risk.

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