News tagged with credit card number

Beyond the Yahoo hack: Other major data breaches

The Yahoo hack exposed personal details from at least 500 million user accounts, potentially the largest breach of an email provider in history. Despite the size of the break-in, attackers don't appear to have accessed obviously ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Security
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Fuzzy logic helps detect redirection spam

Web browsers might soon use fuzzy logic to spot redirection spam and save users from being scammed, phished or opening malicious sites unwittingly, according to researchers in India writing in the International Journal of ...

dateJun 16, 2016 in Security
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Encyption debate isn't going away

The fight over encryption isn't going away just because the FBI has figured out a way to glean the data off the iPhone used by a San Bernardino attacker.

dateMar 31, 2016 in Security
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What are they doing with my data? 

You go shopping. You check-out at the cashier and are ready to pay. The cashier pulls out a camera and takes a picture of you, your bill and your credit card. You ask the cashier why. He tells you that the photo enables the ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Other
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Companies should rethink data collection

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 ...

dateOct 19, 2015 in Security
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