IT Security Updates

The latest news from the sector sees the ICO get a criminal locked up for six months under the Computer Misuse Act, Vision Direct has been hacked which has seen nearly 7,000 customer credit card details affected by the hack, the Met Police’s Gangs Matrix has been found in breach of data protection rules by…

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You Guessed It. (Er, Your Credit Card Number)

Credit card querying system

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have developed a credit card querying system that has exposed loopholes in online payment systems. The system could allow cyber thieves using a similar method to successfully ‘guess’ your credit card number. What Kind of System? One of the main goals of cyber thieves is of course to obtain…

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