Credit cards, telephone calls and law enforcement, German style

Monday, 7 August 2006, 4:45 PM EST

Last Friday, we came across an interesting site: a message board where stolen credit card numbers have been published since August 2005. The site included over 300 credit card numbers and additional information. On Friday more than 60 numbers were posted, showing that the site is definitely active.

It was clear that the information came from a variety of sources - the entries varied from basic (card number, three digit pin code, validity, name and address of the owner) to comprehensive (all the data above, plus phone number, email address, ATM pin code and account details).

At Viruslist.

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