Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
Startups offer banking for smartphone users
The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things ...
US gets chance to catch up on credit card security
The next time you swipe your credit card at check-out, consider this: It's a ritual the rest of the world deems outdated and unsafe.
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Kickstarter says hackers got customer data (Update)
Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.
Four reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack
Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers.
Review: Mobile payment needs better compatibility
For many of us, plastic has replaced cash for everyday shopping. If some technological wizards have their way, your phone will replace plastic one day.
Target says data breach hit up to 110 mn customers (Update 2)
Giant US retailer Target said Friday that up to 110 million customers have had their personal data stolen in a data breach, sharply raising its initial estimate.
Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were stolen
Target said Friday that debit card PIN numbers were among the financial information stolen from millions of U.S. customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.
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.
Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores
Shares of home-improvement retailer Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and ...
Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.
Cambridge researchers show Chip and PIN system vulnerable to fraud
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory have uncovered flaws in the Chip and PIN system that allow criminals to use stolen credit and debit cards without knowing the ...
Further IT glitch hits UK bank customers
Britain's Lloyds banking group apologised on Sunday after many of its debit card customers were left unable to access their money following a server hitch.