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 Keith Ferrell

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posted in January 2009

Click Fraud Rises As Economy Sinks

Fake clicks on ad links are climbing as fast as the economy falls,up a full percentage point in the last three months of 2008, according to pay per click monitoring company Click Forensics.

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Monster.Com Loses Millions MORE Job Seekers' Records

Monster.com has been hacked again, with possibly millions of customer records -- including names, phone numbers, e-mails, passwords and more -- stolen from its obviously poorly protected database. The company's handling of the news of the breach (the third in less than two years!) is as sloppy as its security.

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Record Breach! Heartland Leak May Affect Millions Of Credit Records

Credit card processor Heartland Payment Systems admitted today that a 2008 malware-caused breach may have compromised millions -- maybe tens of millions -- of credit card records, including card holder names and card numbers. Early reports are that the breach was caused by a keystroke logger inside Heartland's network.

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Popup Phishing: Online Banking In-Session Phish Need No E-Mail Hook

A new research report shows a new phishing vector -- one that can take place inside supposedly secure banking and other protected session, using a pop-up window rather an e-mail to fool their victims. According to researchers, every browser is vulnerable to the exploit. It's called in-session phishing, and it has the potential to be very troublesome.

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Social Net Security: Phishers Fake LinkedIn Profiles

Social networks' business potential is running smack into social networks' security issues, as witness this week's problems with Twitter and now, professional network LinkedIn.If your company and employees are using social nets there are some social net security practices they must, well, practice.

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Ransomware Is Not the Problem
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New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces
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