Data breaches are expected to reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, according to a Juniper Research study.
WASHINGTON — If nothing else, card-issuing credit unions should feel assured that an awful lot of intelligent people go to work every single day with no higher priority than helping to keep their card data secure.
WASHINGTON — Visa 2011 Global Security Summit panel says organization was extraordinary, but Gonzales not a "premier hacker" himself.
Damon Patrick Toey, 28, the last currently captured hacker who took part in the majority of major card security breaches over the last 10 years, has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The last computer hacker associated with the ring that stole millions of credit and debit card numbers from retailers and cost card issuers tens of millions of dollars received five years in prison.
Damon Patrick Toey, 25, the last of the U.S. based partners of computer hacker Albert Gonzalez faces a judge for sentencing today in Boston. The U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts has recommended a sentence of six years.
Albert Gonzalez, the hacker who led a multinational group of friends and associates through some of the biggest retail hacks of card data in history,
Two more retailers have been added to the list of victims of Albert Gonzalez and his group of computer hacking thieves.
Albert Gonzalez, the hacker whose electronic thievery cost credit unions and other card issuers millions of dollars when he hit the card processor Heartland Payment Systems, received a sentence of twenty years and a day for the Heartland hack attacks.
While Albert Gonzalez, the convicted ringleader of a major hacking operation that cost credit unions millions of dollars,