• img July 07, 2017

B&B Theatres Hit in 2-Year Credit Card Breach

This post was originally published on this siteB&B Theatres, a company that owns and operates the 7th-largest theater chain in America, says it is investigating a breach of its credit card systems. The acknowledgment comes just days after KrebsOnSecurity reached out to the company for comment on reports from financial industry sources who said they suspected the […]

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  • img July 07, 2017

B&B Theatres Hit in 2-Year Credit Card Breach

This post was originally published on this siteB&B Theatres, a company that owns and operates the 7th-largest theater chain in America, says it is investigating a breach of its credit card systems. The acknowledgment comes just days after KrebsOnSecurity reached out to the company for comment on reports from financial industry sources who said they suspected the […]

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  • img July 05, 2017

Who is the GovRAT Author and Mirai Botmaster ‘Bestbuy’?

This post was originally published on this siteIn February 2017, authorities in the United Kingdom arrested a 29-year-old U.K. man on suspicion of knocking more than 900,000 Germans offline in an attack tied to Mirai, a malware strain that enslaves Internet of Things (IoT) devices like security cameras and Internet routers for use in large-scale […]

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  • img July 02, 2017

Is it Time to Can the CAN-SPAM Act?

This post was originally published on this siteRegulators at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are asking for public comment on the effectiveness of the CAN-SPAM Act, a 14-year-old federal law that seeks to crack down on unsolicited commercial email. Judging from an unscientific survey by this author, the FTC is bound to get an earful. […]

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  • img June 30, 2017

So You Think You Can Spot a Skimmer?

This post was originally published on this siteThis week marks the 50th anniversary of the automated teller machine — better known to most people as the ATM or cash machine. Thanks to the myriad methods thieves have devised to fleece unsuspecting cash machine users over the years, there are now more ways than ever to […]

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