01 August 2014

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The US government has put out an alert warning retailers about a new family of malware, dubbed Backoff, targeting point-of-sale systems.

Square has unveiled plans to launch a chip and signature version of its mPOS dongle as it prepares for America's upcoming switch to EMV.

More than half of Brits want their banks to integrate fingerprint biometric authentication technology into their digital services, according to a survey.


European Central Bank site hacked

24 July 2014  |  0

Crooks have hacked the European Central Bank's website, stealing contact data and demanding a ransom for its return.

New York authorities have charged six people accused of being part of an international criminal gang which used stolen card data to buy thousands of event tickets through eBay-owned StubHub.

ACI Worldwide is to acquire UK-based payment fraud prevention outfit Retail Decisions (ReD) for $205 million in cash.

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