Category Archives: Skimming

One day, three new threats noted

Internet crooks never cease to surprise me. The inventiveness in being bad is super. If these guys lent there thinking power to the economy, the economic crisis must be solved within a week. Today I ran into three brand new … Continue reading

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What do you think of Romanian cyber threats?

Friday, 17 February 2012 I had the honour to present at the 6th ICT CIP call information day organised by the European Commission, DG Information Society. After the session a gentleman from Romania approached me, because of my presentation. After … Continue reading

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Hacking and security: lessons to learn and save money too

Companies being hacked is hardly any news any more. It happens every day and most do not even make the newspapers. This is different when it happens to a digital security company like RSA or Internet certificate company Diginotar, the … Continue reading

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BP gas station skimming, part 2. Happy ending?

On 30 May I wrote from a very personal angle, as my local BP gas station was skimmed by East-Europeans. Who were actually arrested, due to a very alert BP costumer and immediate police action. Here’s the link. As you … Continue reading

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Skimmers in Leiderdorp apprehended

Why am I a bit angry because of this news: Skimmers arrested in Leiderdorp? Skimming Skimming is nothing new. It’s been there for most of this century. What happened in my howe town recently, is that someone alerted the police … Continue reading

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