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A worldwide gang of criminals stole a total of $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday – and outmoded U.S. card technology may be partly to blame.

Seven people are under arrest in the U.S. in connection with the case, which prosecutors said involved thousands of thefts from ATMs using bogus magnetic swipe cards carrying information from Middle Eastern banks. The fraudsters moved with astounding speed to loot financial institutions around the world, working in cells including one in New York, Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said.

She called it “a massive 21st-century bank heist” carried out by brazen thieves.
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MasterCard

MasterCard says it is investigating a potential security breach of its cardholders’ account information.

The credit card company said Friday it has notified law enforcement agencies and issuers of the MasterCard accounts that are potentially at risk. The credit card company only processes transactions – the credit cards are issued to cardholders by banks such as Citibank and also a number of retailers.
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A computer hacker group on Friday continued a wave of attacks against Brazilian financial websites, hampering the sites of Citigroup Inc. and other prominent institutions.

The group, which dubbed itself Anonymous Brasil, took aim at a series of websites, launching “denial of service” attacks against the pages of the Brazilian banking federation, called Febraban, as well as Banco BMG, Banco Panamericano and the pages of Citigroup both in Brazil and in the U.S. View full article »

SECOND WHITE HOUSE BREACH THIS WEEK

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It’s cute when a six-year-old girl is so skinny she can slip through the bars of a White House fence. It’s dangerously suspicious when a grown man with a backpack jumps over those bars. Associated Press reports: View full article »

SKINNY GIRL SLIPS THROUGH WHITE HOUSE FENCE

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Thin is in. If you’re trying to slide through the bars of one of the White House lawn fences, that is. A small six-year-old girl managed to do just that Sunday evening, according to D.C’s local Fox affiliate. View full article »

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