Good news for us decent folks: One of the largest shops for stolen credit card and identity information on the dark web is closing it’s doors.
Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!
Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!
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To sum it up folks, today somebody broke the internet for a period of time over large parts of the United States. I have my suspicions as to WHO but I won’t go into that right now until I have more proof. As for now, a few things that we as preppers and martial citizens should understand:
I am no cyber wizard but I do know when things eventaully go South (and I think we are close to that happening) it will most likely begin with something just like this.
Stay On your Toes, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!
The next time you get ready to pay with a credit card at a gas pump, convenience store or use an ATM, take a careful look at the machine before you use it. It could have an illegal “Skimmer” Attached to it. A Skimmer is basically a device which compromises the machines card reader and allows your credit card information to be stolen. In the above video, watch how fast this crook attaches the “Skimmer” device to the Credit Card machine without anyone being the wiser.
There is a multitude of good articles online to get you up to speed on this new form of credit card theft but here is one from a site I visit regularly for cyber-security updates; Krebs on Security.
Stay Alert, Look Before You Swipe and Stay Dangerous!
As we continue to make advancements in this technological age, vulnerabilities in our cybersecurity have become glaringly obvious.
Over the past few years there have been numerous embarrassing and potentially dangerous hacks of high-profile private businesses and government agencies, exposing the identities and financial assets of millions of American citizens to fraud and theft.
They are reporting that Wendy’s is investigating “unusual activity” that has taken place on credit cards used at their restaurants recently.
The fast food chain was alerted to the activity by banking industry sources and cybersecurity experts, as reported by Krebs on Security.
Wendy’s is now working closely with those cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officials to determine exactly what happened and who is responsible.
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