Problem

Theft of data

Incidence:
One of the biggest attempted cyber-scams occurred in December 1999 when a hacker stole 300,000 credit card numbers from the U.S.-based Internet music company, CD Universe. He posted the credit card numbers on the Web after the company refused to pay a ransom of $100,000.
Related Problems:
Theft of identity
Values:
Theft
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Data, codes
Crime
Date of last update
16.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST