davidm

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Protecting yourself

Notes from the underground: The next generation of carders

Cybercrime is a booming business, and now there’s a new generation of carders on the prowl that operate far below the public radar, launching “full-fledged online bazaars full of stolen personal and financial information.”
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Protecting yourself

The secret history of CarderPlanet.com and Dmitry Ivanovich Golubov

The first of a series of posts showing why it’s hard to stop credit card and identity theft cybercrimes. Part one tells the story of a wildly successful international credit card fraud ring and its flamboyant alleged leader.
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Research, regulation, industry reports

Reporter’s notebook: Fed meeting on unfair banking practices

The Federal Reserve’s board meeting on unfair banking practices was a fair introduction to Washington’s credit card journalistic milieu.
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Research, regulation, industry reports

Banking the underbanked not so easy

Getting people without bank accounts into the world of financial services is a lot tougher than just handing out a bunch of debit cards
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