Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
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The next time you swipe your credit card at check-out, consider this: It's a ritual the rest of the world deems outdated and unsafe.
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 ...
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.
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.
After a data breach, it's consumers left holding the bag
Shoppers have launched into the holiday buying season and retailers are looking forward to year-end sales that make up almost 20% of their annual receipts. But as you check out at a store or click "purchase" on your online shopping cart ...
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.
Ten ways to stay safe while shopping online
As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the importance of avoiding hackers, phishing scams and phony websites while buying online becomes increasingly important.
Staples investigating possible data breach
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.
BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice
Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple's new mobile payments service.
Snapchat lets friends send cash in a snap
Smartphone app Snapchat on Monday began letting users in the United States send money to friends by simply typing dollar amounts into new "Snapcash" messages.