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Whole Foods suffers data breach in some stores

Whole Foods discloses limited data breach  7:26 PM ET Thu, 28 Sept 2017 | 00:19 Whole Foods, which was recently acquired by Amazon, suffered a data breach of credit card information used in taprooms and full table-service restaurants in some of the grocery...

This new app can protect you from credit card skimmers

Credit card skimmers on gas pumps and ATMs are more common than you think — and anyone (including yours truly) can get hit by them.  Now, there’s an app that might just stop you from getting stung in the future. The app, currently only available for...

The Zero Trust Model for Living in a Hacked World

Although data breaches happen to corporations, the impact ultimately affects normal citizens like you and me. When we fall victim to credit card breaches, the associated anxiety and uncertainty is not addressed beyond proffered, free credit watch and protection...

Researchers hack Visa cards in six seconds

  A research team from Newcastle University in the U.K. discovered a method to hack credit cards, including dates and security codes, in as little as six seconds. The method uses a “Distributed Guessing Attack” in which online payment websites are used to guess the...

Smartphones Being Used to Skim Credit Card Data

A technology designed to make it easier to pay with your credit card may be putting you at risk of fraud and identity theft, security and privacy experts warn. Many new credit and debit cards come with RFID chips that allow customers to tap the card to make a...