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Samsung LoopPay Hacked, but 'Samsung Pay' is Safe

Samsung LoopPay Hacked, but 'Samsung Pay' is Safe

October 08, 2015Khyati Jain
Samsung has been surrounded by a lot of controversies since the past few years, but that has not influenced its productivity. But th...
Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

October 03, 2015Wang Wei
This week, three high-profile data breaches took place, compromising personal and sensitive details of millions of people. Telecomm...
How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

October 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If your Social Security number gets hacked in any data breaches, including recently hacked T-Mobile , then there's a way to prevent...
Experian Breach: 15 Million T-Mobile Customers' Data Hacked

Experian Breach: 15 Million T-Mobile Customers' Data Hacked

October 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you applied for financing from T-Mobile anytime between 1 September 2013 and 16 September 2015, you have been HACKED! – even if you ...
Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards and The Deadline: Here's What You need To Know

Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards and The Deadline: Here's What You need To Know

October 01, 2015Khyati Jain
October 1 Liability shift ENDS! Today, 1st October 2015 , is the deadline for US-based Banks and Retailers to roll out Chip-embedded...
Hackers Exploit Zero-Day Magento Vulnerability to Steal Your Credit Cards

Hackers Exploit Zero-Day Magento Vulnerability to Steal Your Credit Cards

June 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are increasingly exploiting an unknown flaw to siphon payment card information from e-commerce websites that use Magento , the m...
How Apple Pay Can Be Hacked to Steal Your Credit Card Details

How Apple Pay Can Be Hacked to Steal Your Credit Card Details

June 05, 2015Mohit Kumar
Today anywhere you go, you will come across Free or Public WiFi hotspots -- it makes our travel easier when we stuck without a data connecti...
New "PoSeidon" Point of Sale Malware Spotted in the Wild

New "PoSeidon" Point of Sale Malware Spotted in the Wild

March 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A new and terribly awful breed of Point-of-Sale (POS) malware has been spotted in the wild by the security researchers at Cisco's T...
Beware of Skimming Devices Installed on the ATM Vestibule Doors

Beware of Skimming Devices Installed on the ATM Vestibule Doors

March 18, 2015Wang Wei
Despite anti-skimmer ATM Lobby access control system available in the market, we have seen a number of incidents in recent years where ...
Smart ATM offers Cardless Cash Withdrawal to Avoid Card Skimmers

Smart ATM offers Cardless Cash Withdrawal to Avoid Card Skimmers

March 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Banks have tried every effort, from providing Magnetic Stripes based Credit and Debit Cards to Chip-and-Pin Cards , in order to secure i...
Visa Wants To Track Your Smartphone to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Visa Wants To Track Your Smartphone to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

February 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you are a traveler and loves to travel then you must be annoyed of those calls you sometimes get from your bank when buying things far fr...
Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison just for 'Re-Sharing Link to Hacked Material'

Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison just for 'Re-Sharing Link to Hacked Material'

January 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Barrett Brown , a journalist formerly served as an unofficial spokesman for the hacktivist collective Anonymous , was sentenced Thursday...
Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

December 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Hackers claiming affiliation with the hacktivist group "Anonymous" have allegedly leaked more than 13,000 username and passwor...
Quantum Encryption Makes Credit Cards Fraud-Proof

Quantum Encryption Makes Credit Cards Fraud-Proof

December 17, 2014Wang Wei
Credit card frauds are very common these days – today a data breach occurs in retailer’s shop, online shopping site or banking site and...
Hackers Can Steal $999,999.99 from Visa Contactless Payment Cards

Hackers Can Steal $999,999.99 from Visa Contactless Payment Cards

November 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers from Newcastle University in the UK have found a way to steal larger amounts of money from people's pockets usi...
TripAdvisor's Viator Hit by Massive Data Breach Affecting 1.4 Customers

TripAdvisor's Viator Hit by Massive Data Breach Affecting 1.4 Customers

September 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
TripAdvisor's  Online travel booking and review website  Viator  has reportedly been hit by a massive data breach at its  that may h...
'The Home Depot' Data Breach Put 56 Million Payment Cards at Risk

'The Home Depot' Data Breach Put 56 Million Payment Cards at Risk

September 18, 2014Wang Wei
Home Depot , the nation’s largest home improvement retailer, announced on Thursday that a total of 56 million unique payment cards were ...
Twitter Vulnerability Allows Hacker to Delete Credit Cards from Any Twitter Account

Twitter Vulnerability Allows Hacker to Delete Credit Cards from Any Twitter Account

September 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
At the beginning of this month, just like other social networks, Twitter also started paying individuals for any flaws they uncover on i...
POS Machine Vendor Warns of Possible Payment Card Breach at Restaurants

POS Machine Vendor Warns of Possible Payment Card Breach at Restaurants

July 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Due to the better track inventory and accuracy of records, Point-of-sale (POS) systems are being used in most of the industries includin...