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Personal data can be easily revealed knowing time and place of financial transaction

January 30, 2015

According to the new study published in Science 90% of individuals can be reidentified using information about time…
Analysis: It’s surprisingly easy to identify individuals from credit-card metadata

January 30, 2015

In this week’s issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of…
After a data breach, it’s consumers left holding the bag

December 1, 2014

Is it a crime scene or just a store checkout? Could be both. Marlith, CC BY-SA Shoppers have…
Digital Credit Card

October 8, 2014

Plastc startup has created an electronic credit card that can assume the identity of virtually any credit, debit or…
Amazon payment app and card reader

August 14, 2014

Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments…
Canadians’ tax data stolen in Heartbleed breach

April 15, 2014

File picture shows an AFP journalist looking at computer screens in Vancouver on February 25, 2010 during the…
No consensus on how to notify data breach victims

March 12, 2014

In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Peter Swire, of the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology,…
Cybercriminals entrenched in ‘Dark Web’, researchers says

March 10, 2014

McAfee, the US Internet security specialist, has noted that a huge data breach that affected as many as…
Kaspersky Lab spots mobile malware interest on bank accounts

February 28, 2014

Looking at data for 2013, Kaspersky Lab analysts said it is clear that the mobile malware sector has…
S. Korean credit card firms punished for data leak

February 17, 2014

South Korean customers wait to reissue their credit cards at a branch of Lotte Card in Seoul on…
Cards with microchips could become more common

February 12, 2014

The “chip” is coming. Amid relentless revelations of cyberthieves stealing our credit card and other personal data, there’s…
S. Korea vows harsh penalties for data leaks

January 22, 2014

A South Korean customer receives an application form to cancel her credit card at a branch of Lotte…
Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

January 21, 2014

McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez displays dozens of fraudulent credit cards that were confiscated by McAllen police after…
20 million people fall victim to S. Korea data leak

January 20, 2014

The breach affected at least 20 million people in a country of 50 million The personal data of…
Target: Customers’ encrypted PINs were stolen

December 30, 2013

In this Dec. 19, 2013 file photo, a passer-by walks near an entrance to a Target retail store…
New tech embeds mass customised hidden data in credit cards and plastics during manufacture

September 16, 2013

Bank card and other plastic product manufacturers will have access to a powerful new technology that will help…
Credit card fraudsters quickly exposed

May 16, 2013

Most people feel safe from fraudsters if their credit card is safely tucked away in their wallet. But…
Hackers stole $45 million in bank card breach

May 10, 2013

A worldwide gang of criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into…
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