credit cards

Internet Insecurity

Hackers Steal Credit Cards From Newegg, Researchers Say

The group responsible for the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches hit the PC and electronics giant.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Internet Insecurity

Feds Accuse Three Hackers of Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards in 100 Security Breaches

The US Department of Justice announced the indictment of three alleged members of the infamous financial hacking group known as Carbanak or FIN7.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
short circuit

Chip Credit Card Adoption Reaches 88% for MasterCard in US

It's been almost a year since chip credit cards started to become commonplace in the US.
David Bixenspan

Whoops! Hotel Left Thousand of Customers' Credit Cards Online For All To See

The hotel left full credit card data, trip details, and much more in an unprotected database.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
short circuit

This New Tool From the FTC Can Help Identity Theft Victims Fight Back

Consumers now have have a single, easy-to-use online tool to compile the necessary paperwork to reverse the effects of identity theft.
Nicholas Deleon

European Credit Card Terminals Are Plagued with Serious Vulnerabilities

In an upcoming talk at CCC, researchers will describe a slew of attacks, and highlight how the payment infrastructure is broken from the ground up.
Joseph Cox

Another Day, Another Hack: Data of Over 656,000 Wetherspoon Pub Customers

Hackers may have gotten away with names, emails, dates of birth, and phone numbers of hundreds and thousands of customers.
Joseph Cox

Apple Pay Just Launched in Canada, But You Probably Can't Use It

Only American Express cardholders can make mobile payments for now.
Matthew Braga
short circuit

​The Cost of Being an Early Adopter

Two years after crowdfunding the Coin credit card replacement, I received it. It's already outdated, but I reviewed it anyway.
Ashwin Rodrigues

Why Chip Credit Cards Are More Secure than Magnetic Stripes

Card issuers have said chip-enabled cards provide much better protection against fraud than traditional magnetic strip credit cards.
Kaleigh Rogers
short circuit

So You Got Hacked in the T-Mobile/Experian Breach: Here's What to Do

I should know, I've been there.
Nicholas Deleon

Why You Can't Buy Ashley Madison Credit Card Data on the Dark Web

A cybersecurity company is making some wrong claims.
Joseph Cox