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Subject: Re: UKNM: Credit card fraud
From: Trevor May
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 17:02:50 +0100

Alice wrote:

> >(iii) Most reported cases of CC fraud online (excepting stolen/false
> >CC's used) come from hackers entering the database at the retailer site
> >where CC details are stored (either as billing details or audit trail
> >details)
> isn't that illegal anyway? If you're registered under the Data Protection
> Act, & you do store the full details, it has to be done on a standalone box?
> Anyway - the Ministry shop has been ticking along happily for 6 months
> without a hitch or fake CC.

Possibly, but the US and many other countries certainly don't (yet) have a
Data Protection Act or similar.

Trevor May trevoratre-flex [dot] com
Reflex Design http://www.re-flex.com/

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