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Entries by Robert Siciliano from 02/2012

FBI Needs Your Help to Take Down Cyber Fraud

| Posted 02.09.2012 | Crime

Public-private partnership (PPP) describes a government service or private business venture which is funded and operated through a partnership of gove...

5 Online Security Tips for Valentine's Day

| Posted 02.13.2012 | Crime

These scammers are like loneliness relief valves. In a way, they provide a different perspective by making baseless promises that they never intend to fulfill. In the end, victims end up emptying their bank accounts.

How To Steal A Car: Hack It!

| Posted 02.13.2012 | Crime

No more jimmying doors with a Slim Jim, bricks through windows, extracting lock cylinders with a dent puller, or hot-wiring ignitions. Automobiles tod...

5 Insidious Forms of Auto Insurance Fraud

| Posted 02.17.2012 | Crime

Auto insurance scams are some of the most prevalent in the insurance industry, allowing fraudsters to easily obtain policies and take advantage of the "he said, she said" nature of auto accidents.

Underground Forums Selling Stolen Credit Cards

| Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

"Carders" are the people who buy, sell, and trade stolen credit card data online. They rely on a variety of techniques to obtain it.

How Safe Is Paying With Your Phone?

| Posted 02.28.2012 | Technology

The majority of users are apparently comfortable making purchases with their phones, just as they would with a PC, but are mobiles really meant for financial transactions?