Amsterdam is again playing host to the annual Black Hat Europe information security gathering, and presenters have promised to cover everything from privacy flaws in wearable computers to two-factor authentication system failures.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces that five individuals have been arrested and charged for their alleged role in a New York-area ID theft ring that targeted customers of local banks and resulted in $850,000 in fraud losses.
As Keith Alexander tells it, when he led the National Security Agency, he didn't exist. Alexander discovered that 'fact' after he retired on May 21 as director of the NSA and commander of the Cyber Command and began shopping to buy a new home.
Eight defendants have been charged in an alleged identity theft fraud scheme involving the theft of personal information from a call center for use in unauthorized wire transfers and to obtain payment cards.
Two Ukrainians and an American have been indicted for their alleged involvement in an international cybercrime scheme that used stolen information from banks, businesses and government agencies in an attempt to steal at least $15 million.
A review of the RSA 2014 agenda shows several seminars, panels and speakers of particular interest to healthcare-focused attendees, including those focused on mobile device security and medical device hacks.
The use of synthetic identities is a rising concern for organizations, and financial institutions are often the ones taking the hit for the fraud, says Claudel Chery of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.