Credit Card Security

FTC Investigating Credit Card Data Security

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered nine companies to provide information on how they measure compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). In its press release, the FTC said it has requested information from Foresite MSP, LLC; Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.; GuidePoint Security, LLC; Mandiant; NDB LLP; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; SecurityMetrics; Sword


Credit Card Security

FTC Investigating Credit Card Data Security

March 8, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered nine companies to provide information on how they measure compliance with the Payment Card Industry Dat..
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Why Do Credit Cards Have Security Codes?

Credit cards are all about numbers. The first number that most people see is their account number itself, which is a 16 or 17 digit number that usual..
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Apple Users Targeted in Weekend Hack

The first ransomware campaign against Macintosh computers took place this weekend, according to Palo Alto Networks researchers. Ransomware encrypts da..
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AmEx Digital Wallet Patent Could Change Loyalty Point Shopping

A recent patent application from American Express reveals plans for a new digital wallet, where users can apply their loyalty points directly at check..
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Federal Reserve Claims Debit Card Reform Benefited Small Banks

March 7, 2016

According to a new report from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, small banks have seen positive effects from the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, des..
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Samsung Pay, Apple Pay Both Show Strong Growth

Samsung Pay and Apple Pay both saw hefty expansions over the last week. Last Wednesday, Samsung Electronics announced that its mobile wallet will now ..
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44% of Mobile Banking Users Not Concerned about Hacking

Surprisingly, there is a lack of concern about hacking among mobile banking users, according to a new survey from Norton. The study assessed more than..
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LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–March 4, 2016

March 4, 2016

Google Launches Hands Free, Voice-Activated Mobile Payments System There might come a time when mobile payments do not even involve having a mobile de..
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Wendy's Data Breach May Be One of the Worst Yet

March 3, 2016

The recent data breach at Wendy’s may be even worse than the breaches at Target and Home Depot, according to Dan Berger, president of the Natio..
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Most Cardholders Are Always Carrying Credit Card Debt

According to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, most Americans who have a credit card are constantly carrying debt from one mont..

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