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  1. Thieves allegedly install keyloggers to capture credit cards at Nordstrom

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    A trio of men may have installed keyloggers at a Nordstrom department store in Florida to skim credit card numbers, reports KrebsOnSecurity. According to a police report, the men plugged standard keyloggers into the backs of cash registers and returned to remove them some days later with the alleged intent to use the information to create fake credit cards.

    The keyloggers the thieves used imitate the look and design of PS/2 keyboard connectors, priced ...
  2. Nasa to encrypt data after its latest laptop loss

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    After losing another laptop containing personal information, NASA wants to have all of its laptops encrypted within a months time with an intermediate ban of laptops containing sensitive information leaving its facilities. Between April 2009 and April 2011 it lost or had stolen 48 'mobile computing devices.' I wonder how it will be before other large organisations start following suit as a sensible precaution?

    Most banks have been doing full HDD encryption ...