Chances are that you’ve seen the stories about what some are calling “the largest case of computer crime and identity theft ever prosecuted.”
28-year-old Albert Gonzalez, and two unnamed Russian men, are accused of stealing more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers from late 2006 to early 2008. According to prosecutors, the hacking gang broke into computer networks belonging to Hannaford Brothers, and two undisclosed national retailers.
What makes this news particularly fascinating, however, is that Miami-based Albert Gonzales (who uses the online handle “Sevgec”) is already awaiting trial in connection with a massive data breach at TJ Maxx, OfficeMax, Barnes & Noble, Boston Market, Sports Authority,…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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