Thursday 21 June 2018
identity theft

GCC executives ‘at high risk of privacy breaches’

Eighty per cent of executives in the GCC use their personal mobile devices for work purposes but only 10 per cent adopt appropriate security measures to protect the corporate data stored there, a report said. The recent market sur


US busts biggest identity theft ring

New York Police said on Friday they eavesdropped on thieves speaking Russian, Mandarin and Arabic to make the biggest identity theft bust of its kind in US history against a $13 million crime ring specializing mainly in selling Apple electronics over


Cybercrimes across GCC ‘double in 1 year’

The number of active computers across the GCC falling prey to cybercrimes, including viruses, online credit card fraud and identity theft, has seen a rise of 116 per cent in less than a year, said a report. Figures also showed that in the


US corporate hacker pleads guilty

A 28-year-old college dropout pleaded guilty in a Boston court to charges that he stole tens of millions of payment card numbers by breaking into corporate computer systems. Albert Gonzalez told a federal judge in Boston that he engineered

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