Version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, to be released later this year, will include a focus on the standardization of compliance assessments, says Bob Russo of the PCI Security Standards Council.
A malware attack that exploited a point-of-sale vulnerability of a select group of Kentucky and Southern Indiana retailers has now been linked to attacks against Schnuck Markets Inc. and four other merchants.
Account takeover techniques are getting more sophisticated; new "account checkers" are helping hackers automate their processes. The trend is just one more reason why we need advanced forms of authentication.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel sees significant savings in continuous diagnostics because the automated approach to identifying systems vulnerabilities could replace costly checklist compliance reporting.
Breaches are expensive, embarrassing and entice additional scrutiny from regulators and consumers alike. By taking eight key steps, you can protect private information and lessen the impact of breaches when they occur.
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
Kim Peretti, the ex-prosecutor who helped nab Heartland hacker Albert Gonzalez, says recent indictments offer insights into the actors behind global fraud schemes that affected 160 million cardholders.
New details about attacks aimed at compromising card data from Global Payments, Heartland and others were revealed last week when federal authorities unsealed indictments against five alleged cyber-criminals.