The American Bankers Association, the lobby group that has taken a leading role in lambasting retailers over lax data security, has admitted that email addresses and passwords used to make purchases or register for events through its online shopping cart have been compromised.
In the latest in a series of high profile data breaches, credit referencing agency Experian says hackers accessed its servers and stole the personal details of 15 million prospective T-Mobile customers.
Canada's TD Bank has promised to create more than 120 jobs over the next year in the Waterloo region dedicated to technology innovation.
BNP Paribas has become the latest French bank to pilot Oberthur's OT Motion Code technology, replacing the three-figure CVV code on the rear of a card with a small screen display that automatically changes periodically.
Donald Trump's luxury hotel chain has confirmed that malware may have compromised customer credit and debit card data.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has struck a five year, $90 million contract with big data outfit Palantir Technologies to help it sniff out insider trading, according to Reuters.
Online foreign exchange trading firm FXCM says it has been the victim of a hacking attack that exposed access to sensitive customer information and led to unauthorised transfers from "a small number" of client accounts.
The global fintech bubble continues to gather more air as SoftBank leads a $1 billion funding round in US alternative finance startup SoFi.
Europe's largest tech accelerater Level39 is looking for a new leader as Eric Van der Kleij steps down after three years in the role.
Researchers at Worldpay are investigating the use of facial recognition technology to help combat card fraud in stores across the UK.
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