Posts tagged with: Steal

More Bad News…Your Loss From Phishing Fraud May Not Be Covered By Insurance Phishing scams are not new, but losses from these social engineering ploys are increasing dramatically as the fraudsters become more convincing in their techniques.  Indeed, this was...
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I am in the digital forensics business.  That means that when something related to eMail or computer evidence is in the news, my friends and family ask me questions, like:  “are Tom Brady’s destroyed “DeflateGate” text messages recoverable?”, and “could you recover...
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Businesses are increasingly targeted by phone porting scams Much has been written and reported about the risk of mobile phone “Porting” and related financial scams against consumers.  A 90-year-old grandfather, for example, recently had his identity stolen by a fraudulent...
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When individual privacy rights and societal good collide Does a dead terrorist’s right to privacy trump our rights to exist in a safe world?  Lofty philosophical question indeed….but not quite as simple as it sounds.  Let’s put the moral debate...
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Hackers Busted Selling Press Releases to Traders – How Secure is Your Vendor’s Info Security?    In light of the rash of data security events in the last few years, your company has invested heavily in upgraded security hardware and...
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Smart Phone Apps Can Steal Your Personal Data:  4Discovery’s Josh Fazio Interviewed on CBS News You just downloaded a fun looking app on your smartphone.  Minutes later this app sends your username, email address, and banking passwords to a third...
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Jeffrey Hartman Partner, 4Discovery @Jeff4Discovery Survey of inside counsel at Fortune 1,000 companies highlights growing BYOD fears The Scenario You are the general counsel of an investment firm and have recently learned that your company has been accused of trade...
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4Discovery’s Jeffrey Hartman featured in debate article in the October issue of SC Magazine Intellectual property theft and cyber breaches have a significant impact on our fragile economy, causing $250 billion in damages to countless artists, technology developers and companies...
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New survey confirms nearly half of employees would steal A recent survey concluded that nearly half of all employees would walk out with proprietary data(such as company database records and business plans) if they were fired tomorrow [1].  Other findings...
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Smart Phones Can Leave Behind an Indisputable Digital Trail They are Ubiquitous Think about it…we are with our laptops or computers for 6 or 7 hours per day, but we are with our mobile devices nearly 24 hours per day....
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