Theft Articles

Congress Finally Moving On Data Security Measures

Banks and credit card companies have claimed they could maintain data security without government legislation.

Business Website Content Copyright Violation Scare

It seems everyone who has a website is worried about having their copyright violated by web content thieves. But are web content copyright violations really such a big problem?

Business Website Content Theft: 3 Myths

Myth 1. Web Content Theft & Other Internet Copyright Violations Are Hard to Pursue.

Senators Out To Get Sex In Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Right now in the video game world, not much else needs to be said does it? This game is attracting more attention and more flack than any game certainly in recent years. How often do you get Hillary Clinton and Rick Santorum on the same side? That should tell you something.

Grand Theft Auto Leads To Grand Hillary Politics

She’s a step closer to that village-the village made up of people who know what’s best for you and your children. Even better for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, she’ll get both parties to join her. The glue that holds them together-outrage about a video game.

Grand Theft Auto: Senator Clinton Wants To Know About Sex

Senator Clinton is demanding the Federal Trade Commission look into charges the racy computer game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas contains sexually graphic footage and activities in the game .

In Praise of Grand Theft Folly; I Swear Its All True

Oh, come on. Who wouldn’t believe a company that named itself “Rockstar” and produced one of the most graphically violent thugged out gangster video games ever? Would they lie to you? I don’t think so.

Booty Call Pours Hot Coffee On Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas continues to catch a lot of heat over the booty call the hero pays to his ol’ lady in the game. Normally, users get to hear the action, with the mod causing all the trouble; users get to see the soft-core action. That’s what’s got Rockstar Games in the middle of this hot coffee controversy.

GT & A: Grand Theft Porno or Just Hot Coffee

The Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series of computer games thrives on controversy and they’ve got themselves a stolen car full this time. Rockstar Games, the game’s manufacturer may have more on their plate than they can handle.

Florida Man Nabbed For Wireless Net Theft

St. Petersburg police charge a 41 year-old man with unauthorized access to a computer network.

Identity Theft on the Rise – Scarier than Click Fraud

Many search industry observers see click fraud as the number one threat to the growth of the Internet economy. An even greater threat has emerged one that not only places the entire infrastructure of the Internet at risk, it also threatens non-Net users.

What Do You Know About ID Theft?

Javelin Strategy & Research released the results of a recent study done in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau on ID Theft. The report, titled “Phishing: Consumer Awareness and Behavior.” The report concentrates on the action financial institutions must take to protect their customers from phishing scams.

40 Million Credit Cards Hacked – YOU as Identity Theft Victim

Saturday, MasterCard blamed a vendor of ALL credit card providers called CardSystems Solutions, Inc., a third-party processor of payment card data, as the source of loss of 40 million consumers credit card information.

MasterCard: Open Book For ID Theft

The folks at MasterCard have brought the public some brilliant and entertaining commercial over the years. It’s even become a point of pop culture as every does their spin on the “priceless” theme they’ve had in place. MasterCard announced their security was compromised in the form of 40 million customers who’re now open to ID theft from MasterCard. Priceless isn’t the word I’d use for this one.

Motorola Latest Identity Theft Victim

Two laptops containing Motorola employee information were stolen from a Chicago office of services provider Affiliated Computer Services over the Memorial Day weekend.

Identity Theft: Count the Ways

I received an e-mail message from “Paypal” not too long ago. The e-mail stated that PayPal needed me to update and verify my security information for their database. I didn’t.

Protecting RSS Feeds from Theft
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Paul has come up with a cool way to put off those wanting to rip off your content by republishing your full RSS feed –

Instant Messaging Expressway for Identity Theft, Trojan Horses, Viruses, and Worms

Never before with Instant Messaging (IM) has a more vital warning been needed for current and potential IM buddies who chat online.

Polo Ralph Lauren Targeted In Data Theft

180,000 credit card customers of Polo Ralph Lauren were warned of possible ID thefts due to a faulty POS system.

LexisNexis to Notify 280,000 More Possible Theft Victims

Reed Elsevier announced that LexisNexis had initiated a review on March 9, after it identified a number of incidents of potentially fraudulent access to information at its recently acquired Seisint unit.

New Phishing Law Could Net Offenders 5 Years
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Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced an anti-phishing bill that would increase punishments for convicted offenders.