Point of Sale Machines are Potential Cause of Another Data Breach

  Neiman Marcus is the latest victim of a data breach caused by credit card hackers. Brian Krebs reported last week that the upscale department store had its database of customer information hacked last month. This comes in the wake of Targets historic breach of over 40 million credit card numbers and an additional 70 […]

Recent data breaches once again sparks credit card technology debate

[vc_row type=”grid” video_bg=”” css=”.vc_custom_1644068749869{padding-top: 80px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ dp_animation=””][vc_column_text dp_animation=””]Recent data breaches in the US (mainly Target and Neiman Marcus) have once again sparked the age old debate of magnetic strip cards vs. EMV (Europay/Mastercard/Visa) chip cards. Whenever a store completes a transaction the data from that transaction is stored on the organization’s servers. […]

Target analysts warned of security weaknesses well before data breach

[vc_row type=”grid” video_bg=”” css=”.vc_custom_1644068101446{padding-top: 80px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ dp_animation=””][vc_column_text dp_animation=””]It was reported recently that security analysts at Target Corp raised concerns that their payment card system had vulnerabilities, this was at least 2 months before their massive data breach. Initial tests and reviews of the new system had been done, but those alone were […]