With Black Friday here and shoppers using every online method available to find the best deals, Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group warned shoppers that cybercriminals will also be out in force this holiday season.
Security researchers at cyber threat intelligence company iSight Partners identified malware - called ModPOS - that targets retail point-of-sale systems.
Banks are warning Apple Pay users against storing other people's fingerprints on their iPhones, with a threat that would void terms & conditions agreements.
Yellowfront Grocery in Damariscotta, Maine, notified its customers via Facebook that it had experienced a POS breach.
The personal information of 150,000 customers of an as-yet-unnamed casino was compromised following an incursion by the "Fin5" hacking group.
America's Thrift Stores reported a breach that compromised credit card information for an unknown number of its customers who shopped at the 18-store chain in September 2015.
Payment card breaches continue to plague retail and online operations here in the United States, while in Europe and many Asian countries the situation is less a concern owing primarily to the use there of chip cards rather than the magnetic stripe technology ingrained into U.S. operations.
In as little as three short months, the SHA-1 internet security standard used for digital signatures and set to be phased out by January 2017, could be broken by motivated hackers, a team of international researchers found, prompting security specialists to call for a ramping up of the migration to SHA-2.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) issued a warning yesterday to consumers stating that their newly-issued EMV, or chip, credit card is still vulnerable.
Owing to a slew of lawsuits filed by banks and credit unions, the expected cost to Home Depot for a cyber intrusion may reach into the billions.
Chip, or EMV, credit cards usage will become the retail standard as of today, but whether or not this high-tech payment method will improve security is still being debated between the retail and credit card industries.
Truckloads of HP servers were delivered to federal officials for a warrantless surveillance program codenamed "Stellar Wind."
Uber is attempting to squash the use of hacked customer accounts that have most likely been sold on the dark web and are currently being used in China.
Three flaws on Starbucks' website put customers' banking details at risk.
Schneider Electric released updated firmware to patch a remotely exploitable vulnerability for its StruxureWare Building Expert building automation system.
PNI Digital Media, CVS and Costco are warning their online photo customers that some personal information may have been compromised following a malware attack on the system in July.
Eleven law firms filed with a Minnesota court this past week to ask for class-action certification over Target's 2013 data breach.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will not penalize Target Corp. for a cyberattack two years ago in which credit card and other personal information of millions of customers was exposed.
Target will fork over as much as $67 million to banks issuing Visa cards and $10 million to customers who were affected in its 2013 breach.
As six major retailers spanning the U.S., Canada and the U.K. enter the second month of having their online photo print operations shuttered by hackers, industry analysts say the damage to consumers and the retailers could be significant in both data and dollars.
Geraldine "Gerri" Elliot was appointed by the cyber security solutions firm Impeva to the company's board of directors.
Square countered the claim of three Boston University graduates that its reader can be quickly and easily converted into a credit card skimmer.
Three top-selling smart home hubs on Amazon have zero-day vulnerabilities that could allow an outsider entry into the user's home, Tripwire reported.
Speaking at a Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City conference, Jerome Powell called EMV card deployment a step forward but questioned the security of cards that use signatures, not PINs, for authentication.
Visa and FireEye formed a partnership aimed at helping merchants and card issuers access threat intelligence and combat cyber attacks.
The Wall Street Journal reports that some of MasterCard's biggest issuers refused to back the breach settlement.
There's been quite a bit of lip service paid to the ages-old concept of information sharing, says Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine..
Swapping out magnetic stripe payment cards for those equipped with computer chips is no small task, reports Karen Epper Hoffman.
A federal judge recently denied banks' motion to block the settlement, but now the deal has been nixed for different reasons.
Starbucks customers say auto-reload feature is being used to steal from their linked credit cards and bank accounts.
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