Links for 2nd August 2009

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. ‘Credit Hackers’ Win the Credit Card Game … Legally

    "Another technique is a credit-reporting version of a hacker’s buffer-overflow attack. Two of the three major credit-reporting agencies – Equifax and Transunion – store the public record of credit inquires in a buffer of a fixed size. If one uses a paid credit-monitoring service, and requests to see their reports daily, inquiries from lenders move out of the buffer, scrubbing the profile of evidence of declined applications — a red flag for lenders."

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