100 million credit cards compromised

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Yesterday during the biggest day in America's history, Heartland Payment System finally revealed that it's systems were compromised by hackers in late May of 2008. Speculation around the blogosphere is that the company waited until...

Sony credit rating cut by Standard & Poor's

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Increased global competition in its core electronics business prompts the first downgrade in over a decade. Today, the globe's preeminent provider of credit rating and risk analysis, Standard & Poor's, downgraded Sony's...

Credit Cards, Google, and The Internet

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Credit Card information theft has always been a worry to their users, a worry multiplied by the internet and online shopping. Users have often been haunted by 'scare stories' of data being intercepting and their...

Google queries provide stolen credit cards

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Simple queries using the Google search engine can turn up a handful of sites that have posted credit card information to the Web, CNET News.com learned on Tuesday. The lists of financial...

Infinium agrees $50 million credit line

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Broadband game delivery proponent Infinium Labs has announced that it has secured a $50 million credit facility from an institutional investor, replacing a previously announced financing deal for $44 million. The new deal, which has...

PayPal gives credit

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Just a short piece of news that I came across and thought that it might interest the Neowinians who use PayPal's services regularly. Appearantly, PayPal is hoping to improve customers' protection standards by introducing a...

Credit cards tap into radio tags

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Forget about using a pen to sign a credit card slip, or even tapping in a secret number. In the future, you could authorise payments by simply moving your finger over your flexible friend. ...

Trade airline miles for eBay credit

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EBay launched a new promotion this week that lets consumers use airline miles and hotel loyalty points as credit toward items purchased on the online auction service. Through the eBay Anything Points...

Fleet credit card web site flawed

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A Fleet Credit Card Services customer has discovered a serious flaw in one of the bank's Web sites, apparently revealing private details of hundreds of thousands of transactions. The details, viewed by MSNBC.com, include Social...

Net Credit Card Christmas Fraud

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Internet fraud is expected to cost at least £50m this Christmas, with thieves using the card details of unsuspecting customers to buy a host of expensive goods online, analysts believe. Criminals are increasingly turning to...

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