Tag Archives: credit card security

Hey, Mark Zuckerberg and Congress: Are you serious about protecting our credit card data?

John Egan
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the members of Congress who quizzed him during two Capitol Hill hearings should be ashamed. Zuckerberg’s bulleted talking points for the hearings – notes that a photojournalist was able to capture – included a reference…
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5 resourceful ways to save money on Black Friday

Sienna Kossman

If you are venturing out on Black Friday — or even Thanksgiving night — to snag some discounted booty, best of luck. Here are a few extra tips besides “plan ahead” and “make a budget” to help you save more and spend less:
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EMV card chips vulnerable to being hacked

Jay MacDonald

Researchers in the UK discovered an alarming vulnerability in the widely used EMV chip system developed by Europay, MasterCard and Visa. In their tests it takes less that a second for a phone to swipe over a card and have a transaction approved unbeknownst to the cards owner…
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