Oct 252014
 

 An Assembly panel on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Ralph Caputo, Mila Jasey, Joseph Lagana and Annette Quijano to ensure that consumers are informed of security breaches made to their account. Between 2005 and 2014, there have been 4,695 breaches exposing 633 million records, according to the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource [...]

Oct 252014
 

There’s an update to a case previously noted on this blog. A member of an international cybercrime, identity theft and credit card fraud conspiracy was sentenced yesterday to 21 months in prison for using information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies and government agencies in an attempt [...]

Oct 252014
 

Rodney Fleurimond, 24, of Miami, was sentenced this week before U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno to twenty-four months and one day in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Fleurimond was furthered ordered to pay $60,405 in restitution. Fleurimond previously entered a plea of guilty to one count of fraudulently using unauthorized [...]