Phishing: it’s a newer term that you might not be familiar with yet. In the years since the information superhighway turned into the World Wide Web, new words have sprung up specifically to describe certain activities that only take place online. The Federal Trade Commission defines phishing as the act of thieves impersonating businesses to […]
With more than 850 million (yes – million) records breached already, data breaches are an epidemic that isn’t likely to end anytime soon. If it feels like you’re hearing about a breach fairly regularly, you’re right, and at their current rate, that means that a new identity theft victim is attacked every two seconds. For […]
It was the biggest story in the world of payment cards in 2015, but it’s not over just yet. As retailers switch over their terminals and processes, some are still struggling to make the switch to the new process, known as EMV. Your holiday shopping might have yielded some interesting impressions at pay terminals at […]
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