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ITProPortal: Mobile wallets: The new fraud frontier

December 2, 2015 -- ITProPortal: Mobile wallets: The new fraud frontier Mobile apps currently hold many and varied credit card details, raising concerns about security. These valid concerns include loss of privacy, loss of security around financial transactions, data loss and the perception of insecurity. Mobile wallets are enjoying increasing adoption. Payments made via mobile devices in the United States are expected to total $90 billion by 2017, a big jump from the $12.8 billion spent in 2012, according to Forrester

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BigHospitality: Hotels warned after hackers target guest credit card details

November 26, 2015 -- Hotels warned after hackers target guest credit card details   Hilton Worldwide has become the second major hotel company this week to admit to a security breach which allowed hackers to steal customers' credit card details.   The hotel chain has launched an investigation after malware was found in point-of-sale systems across its 4,500 hotels. However, it declined to reveal how many of its UK properties had been targeted. Guests who used a payment card in a

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SC Magazine: Hilton Worldwide confirms malware on POS targeted payment card info

November 25, 2015 -- Hilton Worldwide confirms malware on POS targeted payment card info   Thieves that planted unauthorized malware on some Hilton Worldwide point of sale (POS) systems aimed to glean payment card information in a breach that occurred late in 2014 or mid-2015, the hotel company confirmed Tuesday.   Ryan Wilk, director at NuData Security, noted that “hackers don't take vacations, and they are just as excited about your vacation as you are. Why? Because while you're enjoying yourself, they will

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Retail Times: NuData Security has top tips to ensure a painless, profitable Black Friday

November 20, 2015 -- NuData Security has top tips to ensure a painless, profitable Black Friday   Ryan Wilk, NuData Security VP of Customer Success, has top tips for retailers to ensure a painless and profitable Black Friday.   After the huge spat of breaches we saw this year, expect stolen account credentials will be used to create new accounts in preparation for the best deals. Fraudsters will use the chaos to cloak their fraudulent activities As mobile transactions continue to gain market share, cybercriminals

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Tech Week Europe: 9 Tips To Ensure A Painless, Profitable Black Friday

November 20, 2015 -- 9 Tips To Ensure A Painless, Profitable Black Friday Keep your customers out of the in-store bedlam and safe online. For e-tailers that use behavioural analytics and passive biometrics, and who know their genuine good, trusted users, give them added discount or lessen their authentication rules – make them VIPs for the day! Don’t look for the needle in the haystack; focus on all that good hay instead! Passive biometrics and behavioural analytics lets you focus on

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