Customer account numbers
and balances were allegedly sold to Lembo, who then sold the information to collection agencies, the Hackensack police department said in a statement.
Phishing (which is sometimes said to stand for "password harvesting fishing," but is more likely a cyber-jargon spelling, as in "warez" and " phreaking ") is a set of techniques for deceiving network users into revealing confidential information, such as passwords, PINs, or bank account numbers
SUTA dumping involves businesses transferring large blocks of payroll to new or different account numbers
that enjoy more favorable UI rates.
This e-mail appears to be from respected businesses that might legitimately have a record of sensitive information like credit card or account numbers
. The spoofed e-mail attempts to convince the reader that he should enter sensitive information such as credit card or account numbers
, Social Security numbers or PINs.
The term is a play on the word fishing, and that is exactly what Internet thieves are doing--fishing for confidential financial information, such as account numbers
Despite complex passwords, multiple user names and 16-digit account numbers
supposedly standing guard over our financial records, high-tech identity theft is rampant.
The Senate bill adds a raft of consumer protections, including free, e-mailed credit reports; truncated account numbers
on receipts to make identity theft harder; and single-point-of-contact fraud reporting in case an identity theft happens.
These offenders retrieve material discarded by individuals or businesses to obtain account numbers
, addresses, and other personal information.
* Account numbers
? The SI offer also assigns me an "account number
." Briefings calls its a "service number." I'm not sure what this is all about.
We also discovered how some ILA providers had learned to crack a code to get secret account numbers
- allowing them to access funds without account holders even realising.
Once all those account numbers
are entered into the system, consumers will be reluctant to begin again with a different online bill payment system."
Inside each Goldcard is a personal account number
. All you have to do is match yours to any one of the account numbers
printed on the left.