Cash is passe, say digital mavens. If you really want to pay your friends back for that pizza party, use an app to shoot money to their mobile-phone number—or their Facebook account.
Last week, the European Court of Justice struck down a 15-year-old agreement that allowed companies to move European citizens' personal data to servers in the United States. The so-called Safe Harbor agreement had made it ...
Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year.
Identifying problems with national identifiers: Supposedly encrypted numbers can be easily decrypted
In a pair of experiments that raise questions about the use of national identifying numbers, Harvard researchers have shown that Resident Registration Numbers (RRN) used in South Korea can be decrypted to reveal a host of ...
From large-scale data breaches such as the 2013 Target case to local schemes that use skimming devices to steal data at the gas pump, credit card fraud is becoming commonplace. The key challenge is that existing magnetic ...
A Russian man has pleaded guilty in New Jersey to selling some of the 160 million credit and debit card numbers obtained in a computer hacking scheme.
Why would anyone use their official work or school email address to register for a website that promises to facilitate extramarital affairs?
Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.
The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted.
Target has reached a deal to pay up to $67 million to settle Visa claims related to a massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.