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Yearly Archives: 2008

2009 here we come!

December 29, 2008  |  Written by admin  |   Ninja News and Updates   |   Leave a comment

I think the last blog entry of the year is supposed to predict what will be the major security issues in 2009, well thats what everyone else seems to be doing anyway! I’m not actually going to do my Nostradamus act. I have been reviewing various blogs and articles from this time last year and they didn’t really predict much that actually happened. The only thing most of them got right was the data loss … Read more >

RBS Worldpay lose 1.5 million records

December 25, 2008  |  Written by admin  |   Data Loss, PCI DSS   |   2 Comments

Hi everyone, I was informed today that the payment service provider RBS Worldpay had released details of a breach of cardholder data. After a small amount of investigation I found that the breach had occurred in November and around 1.5 million records were stolen. According to a press release on the RBS Worldpay site only 100 of these cards had been misused and they have begun taken steps towards protecting all of the cardholders with … Read more >

UK Payments Service Provider buys fraud company

December 24, 2008  |  Written by admin  |   PCI DSS   |   Leave a comment

The UK based PSP Datacash have made an offer to purchase the fraud prevention company 3rd man. This sounds like a good move for Datacash, why roll your own solution when you can purchase a ready made company with a proven track record? More information can be found here. Dave

One Hacker's Audacious Plan to Rule the Black Market in Stolen Credit Cards

December 24, 2008  |  Written by admin  |   Data Loss, Hacking   |   Leave a comment

As per the title really, excellent article on I found on wired.com. Enjoy! Dave

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