* Posts by roobear

2 posts • joined 6 Aug 2012

Ticketmaster breach 'part of massive bank card slurping campaign'


Re: Why do browsers allows JS from other domains to run

This isnt the point of verified by visa. You can use vbv whether you have a hosted payment page or direct integration. the point of VbV is to add an extra authentication step with the card issuing bank and the main benefit for retailers is that visa then take all liability for any chargebacks (rather than the liability being with the retailer).

Scribe's mobe, MacBook pwned after hacker 'fast-talked Apple support'


It's not clear from the article that any data that had been backed up to the icloud was deleted, only that the remote wipe cleared data from the various idevices.

A physical backup would have helped, but most people are unlikely to have a backup schedule to prevent precious documents/photos/contacts etc. from being deleted.

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