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Credit Card Hackers


Reuters | Jim Finkle and Dhanya Skariachan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Target Corp said hackers have stolen data from up to 40 million credit and debit cards of shoppers who visited its stores during th...

Gerry Smith

3 Charged With Making 'One Of The Most Financially Destructive Computer Viruses In History' | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

Federal authorities announced Wednesday they had disrupted a massive cybercrime ring, charging three alleged hackers with using "one of the most finan...

Barnes & Noble Discloses Credit Card Security Breach In 63 Stores

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.24.2012 | Technology

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday advised customers to be on the lookout for identity theft after the bookseller said hackers stole credit card data from 63 o...

Gerry Smith

FBI Arrests Accused Credit Card Hackers In International Crackdown | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

They went by online nicknames like "Cubby," "404myth," and "JoshTheGod." One had details of more than 50,000 stolen credit cards, authorities said....

Underground Forums Selling Stolen Credit Cards

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.28.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

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

ShadowCrew Identity Theft Ring Exploited Chain Retailers, Restaurants To Grab Millions Of Credit Card Numbers

New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The story begins five years ago in Miami, along the stretch of Route 1 called the South Dixie Highway. Starting in 2003, national retailers with outle...