Hackers

Importance of Network Security – The OnePlus Credit Card Hack

As a merchant, network security should be a top concern when it comes to credit card processing. The most vulnerable place for credit card data is on the merchant side of the transaction before it’s sent to the payment processor. This is why PCI compliance is important to ensure the security of a merchant’s payment …

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Was I affected by the Equifax data breach? How do I protect myself?

Data Breach after Data Breach The chaos of the Equifax data breach has left nearly every American feeling violated and confused. Hackers stole Social Security Numbers, birthdates, addresses, driver’s license numbers, and credit card numbers. Now they can use this information to rack up charges, open new accounts, steal benefit checks, and more. Secure payment …

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Sonic Drive-In Hit With Major Data Security Breach

Protecting Yourself After the Sonic Drive-In Breach Customers who have recently been to a Sonic Drive-In may want to keep an eye on their debit or credit cards. The company recently reported that there was a breach in their merchant services system that resulted in the theft of debit and credit card information for five …

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The Yahoo Data Breach and Its Dire Consequences

For internet giant Yahoo, the year 2016 cannot be over soon enough. The legendary internet services portal and search engine has been losing significant market share over the years, but two major security issues in 2016 may have compromised its future. Yahoo has been involved in talks with American telecommunications giant Verizon about a possible …

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Fraudsters Don’t Take a Vacation During the Holidays

Fraudsters know that some of the greatest opportunities to commit theft occur during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Consumers do not only have to worry about double-swiped credit cards at checkout and phone or email scams. Criminals study consumer buying habits and use those habits against them during the holidays. Here are …

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