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Credit Card Number Theft: POS Malware and the Path of Least Resistance

January 15, 2014 by Jason Soroko     No Comments

It was December 2011 when we first read about payment card number theft that occurred at Subway sandwich shops. Now, we’re sorting through the theft of 40 million payment cards from Target. That number was revised to 70 million names and identifying information such as phone numbers.   Researchers, most notably Brian Krebs, have done a [Read More...]

Potential Breach Affecting VISA, MasterCard — EMV Won’t be Here Soon Enough

March 30, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Brian Krebs scooped a major story yesterday about a potential major credit card breach at a U.S.-based payment processor affecting both VISA and MasterCard. The news made headlines across top media outlets for good reason: this is NOT the first major credit card breach. 2011 saw a wrath of breaches including Epsilon and Sony, not [Read More...]