US a laggard in adopting more secure credit cards
The massive data breach at Target last week has again highlighted how the United States remains a relatively insecure backwater when it comes to credit-card technology.
Target: Justice Dept. investigates its data breach (Update)
Target Corp. said on Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer that's being called the second largest incident in U.S. history.
Weak US card security made Target a juicy target
The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target's stores will get worse before they get better.
Fury and frustration over Target data breach (Update)
Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
Ukrainian sent to US prison in cybercrime case
A Ukrainian national who admitted to setting up a huge online marketplace for stolen financial data was sentenced to serve 18 years in a US prison Thursday, officials said.
Bitcoin gaining wider acceptance
Donald Duhaney brought a wallet full of cash to a Whole Foods in Manhattan's trendy Lower East Side one recent evening. But he wasn't in search of kale, quinoa or cage-free eggs.
Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts
Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.
Researchers study holiday shopping behavior
Ready for the holiday shopping season? Chances are, you're conflicted about it. On one hand, you're excited to find the perfect gift for that special someone. On the other hand, you're terrified by the thought of spending ...
Companies turning to customer relationship management to make the sale
Excited, surprised or annoyed when those holiday catalogs or promotional offers start coming in the mail or via email?
Hooking phishers of men and women
Phishing is a fraudulent attempt seeking to acquire money, confidential information or other gain such as usernames, passwords or credit card details from people by masquerading as a trustworthy entity such as a bank, service ...
Car-hailing app Uber to take PayPal
Car-hailing app Uber is now letting its users pay for their rides using PayPal.
Dutch food delivery website now takes bitcoin (Update)
The main website that arranges home delivery for restaurants in the Netherlands is now accepting payment in bitcoins, an increasingly popular form of digital currency.
Limo firm hacked; politician, celeb data breached
An Internet security firm says a limousine software company has been hacked, exposing credit card numbers and potentially embarrassing details about close to 1 million customers, including politicians, star athletes and corporate ...
Review: Refinements add up in new Mac system
There isn't one thing that jumps out with Apple's new Mac operating system, known as Mavericks—and that's a good thing.