Retail News, Articles and Updates
The meteoric rise of Locky ransomware has not completely supplanted the distribution of the notorious Dridex malware.
A settlement is brewing between The Home Depot and 50 million customers whose personally identifiable information was compromised in a hack in 2014.
In the latest data breach impacting the hospitality industry, cybercriminals installed malware in the point-of-sale systems of HEI Hotels & Resorts and checked out with customer data that likely includes payment card information.
Fresh off the discovery that hackers compromised the customer support portal for Oracle's MICROS point-of-sale systems, a new shocking report surfaced, revealing that at least five more POS vendors were similarly breached.
Klimpton Hotels and Restaurants advised guests of a possible breach.
After physically demonstrating how to hijack retail point-of-sale transactions - including those using EMV-standard chip cards - two security experts from NCR Corporation offered attendees at Black Hat critical tips on preventing such incidents in real life.
A number of phony apps, masquerading as the popular photo-editing app Prisma, have been removed from the Google Play Store, but not before 1.5 million users downloaded the Android version
POS-terminals have increasingly become a target for cyber-attackers in Russia, posing a threat to ordinary buyers and shoppers, according to analysts of FinCERT
A robust underground marketplace for the sale of stolen products from compromised accounts as well as shady online services has been detected in Russia.
Cicis Pizza has officially acknowledged a payment card data breach in 138 of its restaurant locations, after reports of a point-of-sale malware attack first came to light last month.
Researchers at Sucuri has uncovered a sampling of novel e-commerce attacks that combine the classic duplicity of phishing schemes with the insidiousness of malicious webpage redirects.
Omni Hotels & Resorts said guests had to physically present payment cards at one of its affected POS systems to be affected by malware stealing payment card information during a six-month period.
Wendy's yesterday identified over 1,000 U.S. franchised locations that were affected by two variants of point-of-sale malware discovered earlier this year.
An Israel-based security firm has issued a warning to fans of the upcoming Olympics to be wary of phony offers.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton called for administrative reform to help bring the U.S. copyright system into the digital age.
Unidentified individuals hacked into the loyalty program of at least 20 accounts at Air India to steal nearly $24,000 worth of frequent flier miles.
At one time ridiculed over lax cybersecurity, the federal health insurance exchange site HealthCare.gov scored second-highest out of approximately 1,000 websites in the Online Trust Alliance's eighth annual Trust Audit and Honor Roll.
Even more fast-food patrons may have a beef with The Wendy's Company, after the restaurant chain announced yesterday that the number of restaurants affected by a POS data breach may be "considerably higher" than first thought.
A new study examines consumer attitudes toward corporate hacking and companies should take heed.
In the perennial corporate tug-of-war over budget, Finish Line's director of security and compliance Cory Deeter recently relied on an independent security assessment service to influence upper-level executives to increase funding for cybersecurity initiatives.
Cybercriminals must be feeling the need for speed by brewing up a new point-of-sale (POS) malware family called FastPOS that is much faster at snatching and disseminating stolen credit card information.
Amazon customers are the target of a wide-ranging phishing email scam intended to fool recipients into opening up a malicious attachment that results in the downloading of Locky ransomware.
Vulnerabilities allow attackers to use an exploit known as the "forbidden attack," affecting dozens of Visa Inc.'s HTTPS-protected websites.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group observed more phishing attacks in the first quarter of 2016 than in any other three-month span since it began tracking data in 2004, according to the anti-cybercrime coalition.
Magento released a patch for a critical vulnerability that allowed unauthenticated users to execute PHP code remotely on the server using APIs.
A new government survey shows that U.S. households are growing averse to even the most routine online transactions, due to cyberattacks imperiling users' finances, identities and privacy.
The DHS yesterday issued its first-ever US-CERT security alert pertaining to the active exploit of an SAP application, after a security vendor determined 36 organizations were infiltrated via an SAP vulnerability that was disclosed over five years ago.
An investigation into a point-of-sale malware attack discovered earlier this year found 300 of the chain's 5,500 locations were impacted.
Kroger alerted current and former employees this week that their data - including Social Security numbers and birth dates - may have been compromised as a result of a breach at Equifax's W-2Express website.
Claiming that Wendy's didn't properly protect data, First Choice Credit Union filed a class action lawsuit against the retailer over a breach experienced last year.
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