Federal authorities have charged a Dutch hacker for the role he played in an elaborate scheme that targeted POS systems and networks to steal credit card details that were later sold on websites for fraudulent purposes.
Global Payments Inc., the breached payments processor, now says the scope of its self-discovered data breach may be broader than initially reported and involve personal data collected from merchant customers.
If you'd like to avoid being subjected to a federally mandated biennial data security audit for the next 20 years, you might want to make sure no one in your organization is using peer-to-peer networks.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.
New alerts from Visa and MasterCard suggest the breach at Global Payments dates to January 2011, an exposure window significantly longer than originally reported. What are the implications for card issuers?
Too many banks and credit unions are being narrow-minded in their approaches to FFIEC Authentication Guidance conformance, by focusing on commercial accounts and neglecting retail accounts, one ACH fraud attorney says.