When it comes to using a smartphone to make purchases in retail stores, Apple Pay has been getting most of the attention.
The new chip credit cards that shoppers are getting in their mailboxes may prevent criminals from stealing from stores, but many thieves are expected to move their operations online. Small businesses could be the most vulnerable.
Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year.
Users of mobile phones, tablet computers and other devices with a memory card—that being practically everyone these days—risk having their identify stolen if they don't securely erase their personal data.
The battle against credit card fraud is inching forward. As of Thursday, the liability for fraud committed using traditional MasterCard and Visa magnetic-stripe credit and debit cards will shift from banks to stores. The ...
You may have gotten some new credit cards in the mail lately that look a bit different from your old ones.
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 ...
Samsung said Thursday that its mobile payment platform reached $30 million in transaction volume a month after it was launched in South Korea.
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.