Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
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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...

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