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Ciao, Cha0: Major Turkish hacker taken down by police

Jeremy Simon

Turkey’s Haber 7 reports the country’s police on Friday arrested “Cha0,” an infamous hacker who stands accused of marketing a high-quality ATM skimmer that enabled fraudsters to rip off consumers’ credit card and debit card information.
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Criminal Charges: Volume III

Jeremy Simon

They say the third time’s the charm — and for my latest collection of credit card crime tales have I got a group of charming criminals for you: an informant known as “SoupNazi,” a duo who steal credit cards from hospitals and a former college basketball player who accepts a car ride in exchange for the driver’s credit card.
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Not the type of hack you expect in a NY taxi

Jeremy Simon

InformationWeek and New York’s WNBC report that a New York software engineer was able to gain access to the operating system for the credit card reader’s touch-screen display, which is meant for presenting ads and short videos to riders, as well as enabling them to pay their fare with a credit card.
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