Posts Tagged ‘Scamming’

Bank CardsIn recent time increased the number of cases of fraud involving bank cards.

According to the analyst, global losses from Internet fraud and bank terminals in the billions annually. Of particular concern are scamming – interception of a credit card through the electronic devices illegally installed on the front of the bank terminal (overhead readers and keyboards).

Scammers often use the skimmer, so-called “mules” – middlemen engaged for a fee cashing stolen money. “Mules” takes money from stolen cards and transfer them to the anonymous account. Copies of the compromised cards and information disclosed bank accounts sold on the black market, the price depends on the country of origin of the map. (more…)

Computer VirusesBrute force attacks – the so-called attack by the “brute force”. Typically, users use simple passwords, such as “123”, “admin”, etc. These and enjoy computer hackers, who with the help of special calculates the Trojans to penetrate the network password brute – based embedded in the program password dictionary or generate a random sequence of characters.

Keyloggers – kind of Trojans, whose main function is to capture user input via the keyboard. The objects of the abduction are personal and network passwords, logins, credit card details and other personal information.

Backdoors – programs that provide input into the system or receiving the privileged function (mode), bypassing the existing system of authority. Often used to circumvent existing security system. Hatches do not infect files, but registers itself in the registry, thus modifying the registry keys. (more…)