Monster.com Identity Attack May Claim More Victims

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According to digital security firm Symantec, as many as 1.6 million records belonging to several hundred thousand people from Monster.com Worldwide's job search service may have been stolen by the trojan horse Infostealer.Monstres in a...

US identity fraudster jailed for seven years

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US authorities have sentenced a man to seven years in prison for buying stolen identities from cyber-criminals in other countries. Jacob Vincent Green-Bressler was convicted of soliciting information including credit and debit card account numbers,...

ISPs Suspected of Massive Identity Theft in Korea

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Police are investigating South Korea's two biggest internet service providers, KT and Hanaro Telecom Inc., on suspicion that they broke identity theft laws on more than seven million occasions. The two companies are suspected of...

eBay's Changing Identity

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In its television ads, eBay describes itself as the place to get "it," whatever it may be. The company deliberately leaves "it" undefined to emphasize the immense variety of goods available for auction on its...

PayPal Security Flaw allows Identity Theft

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A security flaw in the PayPal web site is being actively exploited by fraudsters to steal credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to PayPal users. The issue was reported to Netcraft today via...

AOL Sues Over Identity Thefts, Uses New Law

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America Online said on Tuesday it had filed lawsuits this week against three identity theft gangs, seeking combined damages of $18 million and using a new law against so-called "phishers." The...

'Phishing' scams reel in your identity

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The Web sites look real and the information sought seems justified. But it's really the latest form of e-mail scam, called "brand spoofing," "carding" or "Phishing." The official-looking messages tell recipients that,...

Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 RTM

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Advanced Capabilities Integrate Identities and Automate Provisioning Across Multiple Directories to Deliver More-Secure, Less-Expensive Identity and Access Management Microsoft Corp. today delivered the Microsoft® Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003, a key...

Identity thieves strike eBay

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When Deborah Fraser's credit card number was stolen, the thief didn't use it to buy a new car or a high-end laptop. Instead, the number was used to buy something potentially much more valuable--a domain...

Ebay Identity Theft Hits Close to Home

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Thanks to Darren Bolton for this email Imagine Melissa Perenson's surprise when a Good Samaritan suggested by e-mail last week that she withdraw her recent eBay bid for a notebook because the seller...

Identity crisis: Birth records online

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People-search and family history Web sites have come under fire from California lawmakers, residents and privacy advocates concerned that personal data available online can be used to aid identity theft. Genealogical Web...

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