New report from security company Trustwave illustrates a wave of crime looking to steal payment information from those in the hospitality, retail and food and beverage industries.
Sunil Gossain discusses the revised Directive on Payment Services and what it means for the industry.
The European Commission's European Banking Authority has detailed plans to heighten payment security, however payment provider worry this could greatly hamper usability.
BeCyberSure has appointed Kevin Smith as senior payments services & risk management consultant and industry advisor.
If UK businesses don't accommodate higher security requirements by 19 September, they could miss salary payments.
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Suspicious activity now needs to be monitored in the entire processing chain, hence implementing PCI DSS 3.0 helps stop attacks before compromises occur says Ross Brewer.
Egyptian cyber-security researcher Yasser Ali has won US$ 10,000 (£6,384.28) in a bug bounty after finding a flaw in the PayPal global payment system that would allow any of its 150 million-plus customer accounts to be hijacked with a single click.
Regulation and infrastructure from off-shore finance and gaming industries are being leveraged to make the Isle of Man a centre for cypto-currencies says Peter Greenhill.
Visa is acting to prevent attacks on its contactless cards using a flaw found by Newcastle University researchers while dismissing the findings as "no cause for concern".
Small businesses are easy prey to fraud - Dave Hobday, Worldpay
17-year-old hacker divides industry opinion by going public before PayPal fixes problem.
CHAPS' Mark Hale drew an interesting parallel between cyber defence and the sinking of RMS Titanic in London yesterday.
Complete counterfeit card production kits confiscated - plans to draw cash at magnetic stripe card-using ATMs in Asia thwarted
Last week's reports of Anonymous Ukraine obtaining and leaking seven million credit card details may be erroneous, with the data having apparently been disclosed in older data breaches.
Hackers are using "relatively unsophisticated" malware bought on the black market to target vulnerable point-of-sale (POS) systems, according to a new report.
Anti-Virus software: to pay or not to pay? That is the question.
Digital currency faces "life-or-death" moment, says BBC's Robert Peston.
PCI DSS 3.0 may be on the horizon, but a new study suggests that companies are not only slow in updating, but also approaching compliance in the wrong way.
A new report from Dell SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU) research team breaks down the biggest banking botnets from last year, and reveals that 900 financial institutions from around the globe have been targeted.
"Using this means of attack on an Internet-connected exchange is a no-brainer from the cyber criminal's perspective" - Professor John Walker, Nottingham-Trent University
The City of London police has partnered with the British Bankers' Association (BBA) to tackle cyber crime, but the alliance has already come under criticism from one cyber security expert.
White Lodging, a company which maintains the Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton and Westin hotel franchises in the US, is looking into claims that guest credit and debit card information may have been compromised.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is claiming responsibility for a DNS hack on the UK websites of eBay and PayPal over the weekend.
A new point of sale-based Trojan called ChewBacca has been used to steal payment card and personal customer data from dozens of retailers across 11 countries, according to RSA.
The US Department of Justice launches investigation into Target breach. Could other retailers be hit by the same kind of attack?
Pan-European cyber crime fighting agency EC3 has been hailed after Polish police arrested five Bulgarians accused of electronic payment card fraud targeting mainly UK citizens.
"It's so lucrative that you arrest a couple of people - then there are a couple of people right behind them that do the same thing."