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Cyber criminals targeting small businesses by AP: Yahoo! Tech

Posted in Bars and Taverns,Online Business,PCI,Restaurant,Retail,Security by ebs4pos on September 14, 2009

Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses that don’t have the resources to keep updating their computer security, according to federal authorities.

Many of the attacks are being waged by organized cyber groups that are based abroad, and they are able to steal not only credit card numbers, but personal information — including Social Security numbers — of the card holders, said Michael Merritt, assistant director of the U.S. Secret Service’s office of investigations.

via Cyber criminals targeting small businesses by AP: Yahoo! Tech.

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