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When Using a Debit or Credit Card, Know Your Liability for Fraud
The recent credit card security breach at Global Payments is a wake-up call for all of us. We get in a comfort zone and forget that our financial information isn't really in a fool-proof "vault." Hackers sometimes find a way to breach even the best security systems. The folks who hack into data
Strip Searches and Credit Card Data: What's Next?
For those of us who care about privacy, these past seven days have truly disappointed. With relatively little fanfare in the midst of a cacophonous (that means "noisy" Senator Santorum ) parade of news, three significant events seriously undermined our constitutional right to privacy and
Experts Say Global Payments' Breach May Not Be Only One
Global Payments Inc., the third-party payments processor that had 1.5 million bank card numbers hacked, claims he "incident is contained," though security experts say other transactions may have been compromised. "I think there are more questions than answers," said Avivah Litan, vice president and
Over a Million Credit Cards Compromised - Morning Business Report
You probably had a bigger chance of facing credit card security headaches than winning the Mega Millions lottery. While there were just three jackpot winners, as many 1.5 million credit card numbers may have been compromised by hackers. The latest breach comes at the Atlanta...
Millions of Credit Card Accounts Breached
consumer watchdog report for credit card holders across the country. Wondering tonight if they can be victims of the latest security breach the attack targeting MasterCard and visa numbers could massive with reports that as many as ten million accounts have been hit. So who was at risk and how can
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ExxonMobil 2Q profit falls a surprising 66%
ExxonMobil said Thursday its second-quarter profit fell a surprising 66% from a year ago, as the world's biggest publicly traded oil company, like the rest of the industry, saw crude and gas prices fall sharply and refining margins tighten. ExxonMobil XOM , based in Irving, Texas, said earnings for
MasterCard's profit fell 18%, still top analysts' estimates
Credit card and global payments processor MasterCard said Friday its first-quarter profit fell 18% from the year-ago period that included a special gain on the sale of an investment. The earnings still edged out analysts' expectations. New income for the quarter ended March 31 fell to $367.3