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How Apple Pay Makes Fraud Easier

Apple Pay is being hyped quite a bit, and rightfully so because it makes paying for things with your credit cards even easier. But there's a flip side to it: Apple Pay makes it easier for thieves to use stolen credit card information.

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Tags: Hack, Apple, Apple Pay

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How Apple Pay Makes Fraud Easier

Apple Pay is being hyped quite a bit, and rightfully so because it makes paying for things with your credit cards even easier. But there's a flip side to it: Apple Pay makes it easier for thieves to use stolen credit card information.

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Tags: Hack, Apple, Apple Pay

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Microsoft Fixes Problem from 2010... Maybe for Real This Time.

Microsoft's update this week included a patch for a security issue dating back to 2010, a security hole that was exploited by Stuxnet, which was originally used by the US and Israel to help cripple Iran's nuclear research.

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Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Office, Internet Explorer, Superfish, FREAK, Stuxnet, Exchange

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CEO Fraud: Spoofing the Boss

Your boss emails you and instructs you to wire a large amount of money to a foreign business. It's not an uncommon thing, so you do it. What you don't realize is that it wasn't really your boss and you just gave thieves a nice big payday. But don't worry, you're not the only victim.

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Tags: Scam, Spoofing, CEO Fraud

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Popular Point-of-Sale Vendor Breached

NEXTEP Systems provides point-of-sales for food services including airports, cafeterias, casinos, restaurants and more, and it's recently been discovered that some of their point-of-sale systems have been hacked.

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Tags: Hack, NEXTEP, Zoup,

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Preventing TurboTax Fraud

The fraud perpetrated against Intuit's popular TurboTax software has been documented, but could more have been done to prevent it in the first place?

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Tags: Cyber Security, Turbo Tax, Intuit

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Apple and Google Spied on Since the 90's

Chances are you use an Apple or Google phone, computer or other device. If so, your confidential information could have been compromised when you visited supposedly secure websites, and this has been going on since the 90's.

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Tags: Google, Hack, Apple, FREAK