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Dutch banks have agreed on a common framework of rules for their online banking customers, which they will require people to follow if they are to qualify for refunds of money stolen through phishing, carding or other forms of online fraud.
When you think of cybercrime, you probably imagine a hacker sitting far from his victims, breaking in digitally from a distance.
But when it comes to cashing out the proceeds of your crime, it's a question of "Go where the money is...and go there often."
Romanian payment card crook gets 21 months in the US - $10M losses inflicted on 150,000 card holders
Judgement Day for Romanian cybercriminal Cezar Butu.
He'll serve 21 months in a US prison for his role in a $10M carding heist against sandwich giant Subway and other US businesses.
Chester finally brings up his century with Chet Chat Episode 100 - the Benjamin Franklin edition!
Chet's guest in the 100th Chet Chat is Paul Ducklin.
Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION credit cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?
A Romanian carding crew allegedly made off with half a million Aussie credit card numbers, racking up charges averaging more than $1000 each on 30,000 of them.
Half a MILLION cards from Australia. And the crooks didn't even need to leave Romania. How could THAT have happened?
If you're planning to get into carding and identity theft, you'd better start learning the jargon.
Here's an introduction to carder-speak...