Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

  • Music:

Possible credit card breach: keep an eye open

Slightly unsettling story in Ars Technica yesterday: there has been a wave of tiny transactions on many credit cards. In and of themselves, this isn't worrying - nobody is out much money. Yet. The problem is, this might be a sign of credit card thieves who are testing the waters, preparatory to the really big heist.

Read the article for the details, but the main gist is that you should keep an eye on your transaction records, especially for anything from "Adele Services", the apparently-shady front company being used for this...

  • Ideas for fighting Fake News

    [I'm mostly just posting links over in Facebook, but my more technical friends tend to be over here.] Here is a really excellent collection of…

  • Damn

    *Sigh*. I was sure this was possible, and was thinking for the past two weeks that it was starting to feel likely, but was really hoping otherwise. I…

  • Time to change the name of the meme?

    From cnn.com today: 'Trump went on to again attack women who have accused him of sexual assault or misconduct, saying, "every woman lied when they…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded