[ad_1] South Korea is the largest victim of card present data theft at a time when criminals are ramping up cyberattacks in the Asia-Pacific region. Researchers have detected a significant uptick in the amount of South Korean-issued payment card records, with more than 1 million posted for sale on the Dark Web since May 29.
[ad_1] Coming eight years after he launched the site, the steep sentence for the cybercriminal operator is based on a tab of $30 million in damages calculated by Mastercard and other credit card companies. A federal judge sentenced a Macedonian man responsible for creating and operating a now-defunct hub for the collection and sale of
[ad_1] Healthcare information security suffers from the inherent weakness of using passwords to guard information. Chip-based smart cards could change that. Given the copious amounts of sensitive data coursing through the US healthcare system, strong information security remains a high-stakes requirement for all players in the industry. Among the most obvious problem areas, healthcare information
[ad_1] The credit card company reports Discover’s card systems were not involved in the breach, discovered in August 2018. Discover Financial Services has alerted cardholders to a data breach but has not disclosed the extent of personal information compromised or the number of individuals affected. The incident was detected by Discover on August 13, 2018,