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The FBI recently published an online PSA warning consumers about vulnerabilities in the new chip-based credit cards, but this message has since been removed due to push-back from banks.

A recent spike in fraudulent purchases made at Walmart has urged shoppers to be careful when making debit purchases unless a PIN is required.

Three times as many credit cards will be chip-enabled by the end of this year as debit cards, making slower banks ideal targets for cyber criminals.

In a recent statement made by Milestone Hospitality Management, guests who stayed at the Holiday Inn of Harrisburg/Hershey may have had their credit card information compromised.

The limit set on contactless payments has now been raised from a maximum of £20 to a maximum of £30, in order to meet the requirements of the UK public. 

The UK's data watchdog is "making inquiries" after Carphone Warehouse said the personal details of up to 2.4 million of its customers may have been accessed in a cyber-attack.

PCI POS breach

Service Systems Associations (SSA), a third party retailer of concessions & retail services has experienced a Point-of-Sale data security breach, affecting zoos across the United States.

CVS has shut down its CVSPhoto.com website as it investigates a potential payment card breach.

Credit cards are fast becoming the standard form of payment as cash falls out of favour. According to the UK Cards Association, 32.6 million payments were made by card last year – that’s twice the number of payments seen a decade ago.

A new credit card-stealing attack is underway on the eBay Magento e-commerce platform, which is used by more than 240,000 businesses worldwide.

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