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The price associated with fraudulent credit card purchases was once left for the banks, but since last October, that burden has shifted onto retailers, unless they’ve upgraded their payment terminals to accept the latest EMV chip-based cards.

The infamous Trump Hotels Collection is investigating another possible data breach at three of its North American locations.

The home improvement retailer, Home Depot, has agreed to pay at a minimum $19.5 million to compensate consumers affected by the 2014 data breach.

In late January, the nationwide fast-food chain, Wendy’s, became aware of a possible credit card breach at some of its locations after customers reported unusual activity on their payment cards.

Banks from around the world are looking into the new, ‘cardless’ ATM, providing customers with speedier and more secure transactions.

Card issuers like MasterCard, Visa, and American Express set a deadline for October 1, 2015, for businesses to install payment processors able to accept EMV chip-based cards and almost six months later, we’re still seeing businesses lack urgency in transitioning to a more secure means of payment.

Landry’s Inc. has provided the public with more information regarding the point-of-sale breaches affecting several of its brands including Landry’s Seafood, the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, and Rainforest Café.


Confirmation via Krebs on Security that KMart have discovered card data-stealing malware on their Point of Sale hardware.

Hyatt Hotels has recently published its list of 250 Hyatt Hotel locations whose payment card processing systems were infected with malware last year.

Being the holiday season, consumers are shopping more than ever, but do shoppers care about potentially suffering from a data breach?

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