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An underground credit card clearing house has itself been hacked, an investigation by Trend Micro has confirmed. The operation - a holding firm for anonymous payment service Fethard - processes credit card payments for a rogue's gallery of fake anti-virus (scareware) suppliers, spam-promoted unlicensed pharmaceutical and …


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  1. Jelliphiish

    oh course it worked..

    criminals have no law to observe and no due process.. and they can think for themselves..

    unlike the law/order types..

    also.. Feike Hacquebord.. made up name.. my minimal linguistics skills pronounce it as fake hackboard..

  2. TeeCee Gold badge

    How does that work?

    "....also puts the personal data of legitimate customers and of many ordinary Russians at risk."

    Er, their details were already on file with a bent card processor. In exactly what way were they not already pwned?

  3. Anonymous Coward

    Made up name?

    "Trend Micro researcher Feike Hacquebord "

    Fake Hack Board - who the hell is he/she kidding?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Nah, just Dutch.

      My favourite is 'Heero Hacquebord'.

  4. mike2R

    A Møøse once bit my sister

    Those responsible for hacking the people who have just been hacked have been hacked.

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