Despite being one of the biggest economies for the retail and 'food and beverage' industries, the US lacks basic card protection that could prevent data thieves from Americans' bank accounts.
A pair of former Subway franchisees from California have been charged with cyberfraud against their former fellows.
The DoJ alleges they sold pre-compromised PoS systems that allowed them to plunder gift card credits from afar...
Two more alleged cybercrooks are cooling their heels in custody this weekend.
The modern-day bank robbers are said to have run a scam that allowed them to work around the two-factor authentication protection offered by the victims' banks.
Researchers at Cambridge University are warning that a issue common to ATMs and point-of-sale terminals could enable attackers to clone secure EMV Chip and PIN cards.
Over $9 million was stolen from cash machines in 280 cities around the world in less than 12 hours, using a mixture of a gang of low-level operatives and high-tech hacking.
Police in the Philippines have arrested more than 350 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in a massive sting operation against a phone-based account takeover scam.
ZonD Eighty, the Russian hacker who brought App Store fraud to unjailbroken iPads and iPhones, has extended his "service" to OS X users.
Mac owners can now join their iDevice brethren in ripping off developers.
A Russian hacker has created a website you can use to make fraudulent in-app purchases on your iPad or your iPhone.
This is a pretty big blow to Apple - especially at a time when it is facing criticism for some of the stuff it lets into the App Store in the first place.
A Maine construction company that saw its online bank account fraudulently drained of almost $600,000 might get some of it back due to what a US federal court has deemed shoddy security systems at its bank.
Small businesses might think they are little enough to escape cybercrooks' attention, but they're increasingly wrong.
UK police hunting down thousands who bought identity fraud packages from Confidential Access website
Met Police are looking for the 11,000 customers who bought fake IDs, driving licences, bank statements, tips on how to commit fraud and other illegal files from the site.
There are some truly horrific stories about how jilted boyfriends have used the internet to get their (sometimes violent) revenge on former partners.
Are the authorities, and sites such as Craigslist, doing enough to protect us?
Who doesn't love a good romance story? Oh, probably those who have ended up losing out on a lot of money.
A recent report has shown a large increase in the number of fraudulent phone calls attempting to voice phish customers of US banks.
Apple is prompting some of its iTunes/App Store/iOS customers to set up three new security questions and an alternate email, in an attempt to smother a growing wave of phishing and fraud.
This week, news has emerged in Canada of a police investigation into the use of robocalling (automated phone dialling, a.k.a. voice spam) in an apparent attempt to disrupt an election result.
Prosecutors are keen to discover what is on the encrypted laptop of Ramona Fricosu, a Colorado woman accused of committing financial fraud.
The case has raised interesting questions of whether you can be forced by law to hand over your password, or decrypt your computer.