An Android malware is masquerading as a security feature for AliPay, a Chinese PayPal-like online payment app.
VTech representatives are struggling to defend new terms and conditions that the electronic toy manufacturer company posted on its corporate website following a massive hack that exposed over 6.3 million accounts.
Wendy's found malware on the systems at some restaurants under investigation after unusual activity was reported on customers' payment card accounts.
A group of hackers tried to access active accounts belonging to more than 20 million users of Taobao, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s e-commerce unit.
Though a large vulnerability was discovered in eBay's global sales platform, the company has 'no plans' to fix the active code exploit.
Landry's Inc., the dining and hospitality chain operator that discovered a long-running data breach in December, said it has completed its internal investigation into the incident, and has fortified its point-of-sale operations with encryption technology to prevent future cyberattacks.
Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) reported that someone gained unauthorized access to thousands of online customer accounts.
The roll out of the EMV cards last fall was expected to bring a new level of data security to American consumers and retailers, but depending upon whom one speaks the cards have either been a boon or a bust.
Amazon Web Services said it would offer free certificates to help companies automate use of TLS/SSL cryptographic protocols.
Small businesses and retailers should expect cybercriminals to pay extra attention to them in the coming months with ransomware and point of sale attacks becoming even more common.
Security researcher Troy Hunt has come across a new type of spam - $0 invoices from PayPal accounts.
The restaurant and hospitality company Landry's is reporting that some of its customers have had unauthorized charges placed on their payment cards after they were used at a Landry's establishment.
Santa may know if you have been naught or nice, but that's nothing compared to the amount of information Walgreens and Target collects from its shopping app users.
In an effort by global law enforcement, over 37,000 websites selling counterfeit goods have been shut down during the time leading up to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend.
Some fans buying tickets for Adele's European tour were shocked to see the payment details and addresses from other people's shopping baskets other than their own while attempting to check out.
Walmart partnered with Lockheed Martin and FBI to monitor employee protests between 2012 and 2013
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.
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