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High Costs Predicted as UK Prepares to Enforce Cookie Directive

Published on May 9, 2012, by in Industry News.

The European Union’s Cookie Directive was adopted by member states in late May of 2011, but allowing up to a year to implement the legislation. Now approaching the deadline, reports have found that a high percentage of major organizations in the UK are not yet in compliance and that the costs of the opt-in cookie



The House of Representatives Approves Cybersecurity Bill

Published on May 8, 2012, by in Industry News.

In late April the House of Representatives voted in favor of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) and the bill now moves on to a vote by the Senate. The bill would create a voluntary system where private companies could share information about cyber-attacks to national security agencies in the U.S. while receiving



Department of Justice Investigating Visa’s Post-Durbin Amendment Fees

Published on May 7, 2012, by in Industry News.

While recently announcing their quarterly profits Visa also disclosed that the U.S. Department of Justice has requested more information about changes in their interchange pricing structure related to processing debit cards. Read More


2012 Inaugural CNP Expo

Published on May 5, 2012, by in Events.

The Fraud Practice will be exhibiting and David Montague will be presenting at the inaugural CNP Expo held May 20-22 in Orlando, Florida. David Montague is also serving on the panel of independent judges for the inaugural CNP Awards. Find more information about CardNotPresent.com’s CNP Expo and the CNP Awards.


UK and US Authorities Shut Down 36 Black Market Websites

Published on May 1, 2012, by in Case Studies.

An ongoing investigation conducted by the UK’s Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), working with the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice, resulted in the arrest of multiple fraudsters and the closure of thirty-six web domains used to sell compromised card and payment account data. Read More

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