This week's top news and views: Version 2.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard hits the streets and takes effect Jan. 1. And Identity theft is on the rise, and a new study from FinCEN finds that it's not cyberattacks that are compromising most consumers -- it's family and friends.
Card fraud, globalization and emerging technology are pushing U.S. merchants and card issuers to take closer looks at the EMV chip standard, and the PCI Security Standards Council is helping to lead the charge.
He thought he was in a safe place, but this near victim of identity theft learned that leaving personal items in clear view, even in a locked car, can lead to a trail of paper loss and stolen identity.
The Avalanche crime group, the world's most prolific phishing gang, has moved from using conventional phishing to solely propagating Zeus, the most famous and stealthy password-stealing malware, say security researchers in a new report.
Good start, but we've still got a long way to go. This statement sums up industry experts' reactions to the two cyber fraud advisories issued this week to help organizations prevent ACH fraud and other crimes.