The compromise of hundreds of payment cards, apparently tied to fraud worldwide, has been linked to a network hack affecting an Arizona supermarket chain. And the attack involved a new kind of malware, the chain says.
Visa's alert to U.S. card issuers about increasing global ATM cash-out schemes should serve as a warning of bigger scams to come, says ATM expert Nicole Sturgill. Why are cash-out incidents on the rise?
Banks have improved DDoS defenses, but ensuring ongoing online reliability requires a more offensive measure - one that rids the Internet of vulnerable sites that can too easily be used for bot traffic.
As the Zaxby's restaurant breach investigation begins, the high-profile point-of-sale breach involving Subway restaurants has ended in a prison sentence for one of the four accused Romanian fraudsters.
Card security depends on a number of links along the payments chain, says Chase Paymentech's David Wallace. And when it comes to PCI compliance, merchants and business partners have to combine efforts.