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EMV Credit Card Chips: No Silver Bullet, but a Significant Step Forward in Fraud Reduction

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery

By Steven Myers Associate Professor of Computer Science and Informatics Indiana University With the New Year beginning, we have just come through...

Ryan Grim

Retailers Push For Delay In Implementing New Data Security Features | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retail and grocery stores around the country are asking to delay implementation of new security features for credit and debit purchases ...

Gerry Smith

Why Credit Card Companies Couldn't Stop Hacks At Target And Home Depot | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology

While public outrage over recent data breaches has focused mostly on the retailers that were hacked, several security experts say the credit card indu...

5 Tech Companies Making Credit Cards Safer | Posted 12.07.2014 | Money

Home Depot. Target. DSW. Neiman Marcus. TJ Maxx. What do these companies have in common? They have all suffered massive credit card breaches in recent years and, unfortunately, they are not the only ones.

Magnetic Stripes, Chip-and-PIN and Chip-and-Signature: What You Need to Know

Eric Adamowsky | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Eric Adamowsky

In the aftermath of a security breach at Target that compromised more than 40 million credit and debit cards and an attack on Neiman Marcus that affected 1.1 million cards, banks, credit card providers and merchants have renewed efforts to protect payment information.

What I Wish Someone Told Me About Having A Credit Card

| Posted 10.30.2013 | Teen

By Zhanna Raymond This is a teen-written article from our friends at Represent Magazine, a platform for and by young people in foster care. Represe...

Underground Forums Selling Stolen Credit Cards

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.28.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

"Carders" are the people who buy, sell, and trade stolen credit card data online. They rely on a variety of techniques to obtain it.

Chase Debit Card Wants Customers To Hit 'Credit' To Raise Own Profits

American Banker Article | Sara Lepro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has taken an out-of-the-ordinary approach to encourage customers to use their signature rather than their PIN when making debit c...