The law, however, allows a driver to use a phone to control a car’s stereo system and to access a mapping app.One of the most controversial measures approved by lawmakers is a statewide ban on so-called sanctuary cities, a vague term used to describe jurisdictions that do not fully comply with requests from federal immigration authorities in all cases.Tuesday, a large batch of credit and debit card information that appears to be from Home Depot went on sale on such an underground marketplace, known as a "carder forum." A Home Depot spokeswoman confirmed that the company had contacted its banks and law enforcement to look into "unusual activity" but did not confirm a breach.Carder forums "are the Craig's List of the hacker underground," says Neal O'Farrell, an identity theft expert at Credit Sesame and founder of the non-profit Identity Theft Council, based in San Francisco."It's not just cards.Sources in the financial sector have notified Trump’s company that “they’ve noticed a pattern of fraud on customer credit cards which suggests that hackers have breached credit card systems at some – if not all – of the Trump Hotel Collection properties,” Brian Krebs, an online security specialist told The breach would constitute the second time in the past few years that Trump’s Hotel Collection has lost the credit card information of its customers.The previous attack lasted from May 2014 until June 2015 before the company was able to identify and plug the leak.When a customer swipes a credit or a debit card, the software captures the information, stores it, then sends it in bulk to the cybercriminals.
Another digital infiltration into Trump’s hotel chain would undoubtedly draw attention to the group of hackers with Anonymous, who have committed to waging “total war” against the presidential candidate.It's phishing kits, malware, spammer lists," O'Farrell said."It's a like a shopping mall for cybercrime."O'Farrell opened an account on one carder forum, rescator.la, where he was able to peruse offers for millions of Target credit cards.In April 2013, Tavarez and his four accomplices purchased at least 200 stolen credit card numbers from a "carding" website, encoded the stolen account information onto counterfeit cards and purchased dozens of store gift cards and merchandise at stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, federal prosecutors said.Kellermann says the FBI is becoming more skilled at catching the cybercrooks, and companies are employing better software to catch the breaches.
Journalist Brian Krebs of Krebson wrote that he found the newest batch of cards on that site.