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  • Will MasterCard, Target Renegotiate?

    Banks Reject Breach Settlement, Push Forward with Lawsuit Will MasterCard, Target Renegotiate?

    MasterCard's breach settlement with Target has been derailed after not enough card issuers agreed to the terms. Now MasterCard is expected to attempt to renegotiate, while banks continue with a class-action lawsuit against the retailer. Read more...

  • October Fraud Surprise for Retailers?

    Why Failure to Implement EMV Could Prove Very Costly October Fraud Surprise for Retailers?

    U.S. merchants that aren't able to accept EMV chip cards by October should be bracing for significant upticks in card fraud expenses. Unfortunately, many merchants are far from prepared. Read more...

  • St. Louis Fed Confirms DNS Hijacking

    Economic Researchers Routed To Attacker-Controlled Sites St. Louis Fed Confirms DNS Hijacking

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says its DNS settings were hacked, and visitors redirected to lookalike sites that could have resulted in malware infections and credential theft. Read more...

  • Sally Beauty Confirms Second Breach

    Retailer's Investigation of 'Illegal Intrusion' Continues Sally Beauty Confirms Second Breach

    After recently announcing an investigation, Sally Beauty Supply now confirms that it has "sufficient evidence to confirm that an illegal intrusion into our payment system has indeed occurred." The retailer reported a similar breach in March 2014. Read more...

  • Fraudsters Drain Starbucks Accounts

    Report: Attackers Target Loyalty Card, Mobile App Users Fraudsters Drain Starbucks Accounts

    Fraudsters have been hacking into and draining Starbucks accounts, customers report. Security experts say attackers appear to be guessing weak account passwords, then using funds to fill up gift cards destined for the black market. Read more...

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    Senate Delays NSA Bulk Collection Vote

    Will Reconvene May 31 to Decide Whether to Scrap Program By Howard Anderson
    Senate Delays NSA Bulk Collection Vote

    The U.S. Senate has delayed until May 31 a decision on whether to follow the House and approve a proposal to scrap the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone metadata.

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    Impact of N.Y. Agency Head's Departure

    Sizing Up the Fate of Planned Cybersecurity Initiatives By Tracy Kitten
    Impact of N.Y. Agency Head's Departure

    Will the upcoming departure of Benjamin M. Lawsky, superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, slow down recently announced plans for new cybersecurity initiatives?

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    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    Don't Rush to Fix 20-Year-Old Flaw, Experts Say By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    While the "Logjam" vulnerability raises serious concerns, there's no need to rush related patches into place, according to several information security experts. Learn the key issues, and how organizations must respond

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    Cybersecurity Becomes a Campaign Issue

    Presidential Hopefuls Addressing Information Security, Privacy By Eric Chabrow
    Cybersecurity Becomes a Campaign Issue

    Unlike previous presidential campaigns, cybersecurity will be raised by candidates on the hustings, although the issue likely won't play a big role in determining the election. Two GOP candidates - Marco Rubio and Rand Paul - already have broached the topic.

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    Why Visa's Paying Banks More after Breaches

    New Tiered System Designed to Help Smaller Institutions By Tracy Kitten
    Why Visa's Paying Banks More after Breaches

    Visa has agreed to increase the reimbursement paid to banking institutions that must reissue cards in the wake of a merchant breach. Now the smaller card issuers, such as community banks, are getting paid the most.

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