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The kingpin of a far-reaching identity theft scheme that targeted 16- and 17-year-olds, prison inmates and US soldiers – including some deployed to Afghanistan – has finally been convicted after his case wound through the courts for years. Read More

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On 3 November 2017 at midnight, Estonia will block the certificates of 760,000 ID cards. The decision is the result of the discovery of a security vulnerability in the Infineon-developed RSA library, which could be exploited by attackers to discover the RSA private key corresponding to an RSA public key generated by this library. Estonian […]

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It is becoming clear that the Equifax breach may be the most significant and damaging network security breach in history. It is estimated that half the population of the United States was affected. With personal details, including social security numbers and driver’s licenses, being leaked, the shockwaves of this breach will be felt for years […]

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There have been some very high-profile data breaches in the last few years, but the latest disaster to hit the headlines concerns one of the largest credit bureaus in the United States. It’s estimated that the Equifax data breach exposed 143 million consumers, with cybercriminals accessing birth dates, addresses, and even Social Security, credit card […]

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