Monthly Archives: January 2010

What Keeps You Up At Night?

January 18, 2010

Recently, I sat down with Steve Santorelli, director of global outreach at Team Cyrmu (pronounced kum-ree), a security research and investigation firm. Santorelli interviewed me as part of their ongoing Who and Why Show, and gave me a few minutes to answer the question, “What keeps you up at night?”

Would You Have Spotted the Fraud?

January 15, 2010

Pictured below is what’s known as a skimmer, or a device made to be affixed to the mouth of an ATM and secretly swipe credit and debit card information when bank customers slip their cards into the machines to pull out money. Skimmers have been around for years, of course, but thieves are constantly improving them, and the device pictured below is a perfect example of that evolution.