News tagged with debit card

Hacker gets 7 years for stealing credit card data

(AP) -- A federal judge in Boston has sentenced a Florida man to seven years in prison for playing a key role in one of the largest theft of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history.

Mar 30, 2010
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Big-time hacker from Miami sentenced in 3rd case

(AP) -- For the second time in as many days, a computer hacker accused of one of the largest-ever thefts of credit and debit card numbers stood before a federal judge and apologized for his actions.

Mar 26, 2010
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Prosecutors to seek 25 years for TJX hacker

(AP) -- A computer hacker who helped orchestrate one of the largest thefts of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history faces sentencing this week for hacking into computer systems of major retailers, including TJX Cos., ...

Mar 23, 2010
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Software defect hits millions of German bank cards

(AP) -- Millions of German bank cards have been affected by a "millennium bug"-like problem because they contain software that can't process the number 2010, industry groups said Tuesday.

Jan 05, 2010
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Fla. man accepts plea in record data theft case

(AP) -- An accused computer hacker charged in what prosecutors call the largest identity fraud case in U.S. history has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft charges.

Aug 28, 2009
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Man charged in record ID theft case in plea talks

(AP) -- An accused computer hacker charged with stealing millions of credit and debit card numbers has been negotiating a plea deal with the federal government, people close to the case said Thursday.

Aug 27, 2009
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Indictment of card hacker unlikely to end thefts

(AP) -- This week's indictment of a hacker believed responsible for the biggest retail-store data breaches in U.S. history doesn't necessarily make shoppers safer from having their credit card numbers plundered.

Aug 18, 2009
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Prosecutors say man stole 130M credit card numbers

(AP) -- Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a Miami man with the largest case of credit and debit card data theft ever in the United States, accusing the one-time government informant of swiping 130 million accounts on ...

Aug 17, 2009
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TJX reaches settlement with states on data theft

(AP) -- Discount retailer TJX Cos. said Tuesday it has reached a settlement with multiple states related to a massive data theft that occurred at the parent company of retailers T.J. Maxx and Marshall's a few years ago.

Jun 23, 2009
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