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How healthcare providers can curb medical identity theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Medical records are valued at 20 to 50 times more than financial identities on the black market. Medical identity theft is on the rise. Medical records are a hot target for hackers because, according to the FBI, medical identities are valued at 20 to 50 times more than financial identities…

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Russian cyber hacker pleads guilty in identity theft case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Russian cybercriminal identified as a leader of a $50 million identity theft and credit card fraud ring has pleaded guilty in Atlanta to helping to steal millions of debit card numbers and swiftly loot accounts in cities around the world, federal authorities said. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev pleaded guilty Thursday…

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5 Ways to Protect or Freeze Your Credit After Identity Theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

In the wake of the Equifax data breach, which compromised the personal information of up to 143 million Americans — nearly half of the U.S. population, according to NBC News — many Americans are looking to prevent potential identity theft. The Equifax breach is just the latest in a string…

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Westport teen behind 2015 fake shooter report charged with hacking, ID theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A 17-year-old Westport juvenile — the same youth responsible for calling in a fake active shooter incident at Westport High School in 2015 — was arrested Thursday for hacking into a Texas man’s Amazon account and buying $1,000 in computer equipment, police said. Detective Jeffrey Majewski said the male juvenile,…

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Watertown Police seeking suspects in credit card theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Watertown Police Department is currently seeking information to help them locate two individuals suspected of credit card fraud. The Watertown Police Department has active arrest warrants for Erica Saucier, 27, and Christopher Main, 26; both of a last known address of 33 Oak Stree in Thomaston. According to police,…

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Hacked! ISU intensifies fight against cyber theft

Hacked! ISU intensifies fight against cyber theftSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Months before graduation, Ben Bradley ’17 already had a cybersecurity job lined up as an analyst searching for threats to his employer’s computer network. But he couldn’t disclose the name of the company. Months before graduation, Ben Bradley ’17 already had a cybersecurity job lined up […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Man facing charges for alleged identity theft of dead child

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Phoenix man is facing charges after he was accused of stealing the identity of a child that died more than three decades ago. The paper trail of Jeremiah Elton Ash’s deception began in 2012 when Ash filed paperwork at the Tempe Motor Vehicle Division offices, police said. He allegedly…

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Second Major Ethereum Hack In a Week Leads to $34 Million Theft

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While cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have enjoyed meteoric popularity over the past several months, there are still many potential investors who remain skeptical. And one of the reasons for this skepticism is the ongoing concern about cryptocurrency security. Now that a second major hack of Ethereum has taken place…

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Florida officer gets 5 years for driver license theft scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

MIAMI A former Florida police officer has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in an identity theft scheme that involved a confidential law enforcement driver license database. Court documents show 38-year-old Raul Castellon of the Hialeah Police Department was sentenced Tuesday. He pleaded guilty in…

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