Hacking credit cards is preposterously easy

    Date25 Mar 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    "Recent headlines exposing vast credit card heists from retail Web sites have prompted a media frenzy around issues of Internet security. Most recently, MSNBC broke the story of one semi-malicious hacker who gathered the details of nearly a half-million credit . . . "Recent headlines exposing vast credit card heists from retail Web sites have prompted a media frenzy around issues of Internet security. Most recently, MSNBC broke the story of one semi-malicious hacker who gathered the details of nearly a half-million credit cards which he tauntingly stored on a US government computer. Meanwhile, a hacker named 'Curador' claimed to have gathered 23,000 credit card numbers, many of which he published on Web sites across the Net. "
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