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Breach Brief – Government Payment Service Inc.

September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Government Payment Service Inc, doing business as GovPayNow.com has suffered a data breach reaching back to 2012. The service accepts online payments for over 2,300  local governments in 35 states. It handles payments for court-ordered...

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Breach Brief – Sonic Drive-In

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sonic fast food chain is the latest victim of a major data breach. Sonic, which has 3,600 locations across the country, confirmed they are investigating unusual payment card activity after being informed by their credit...

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Breach Brief – InterContinental Hotels

April 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

InterContinental Hotels Group announced today that its hotel chain has been hit by malware resulting in a massive data breach. The hotel chain was infected by malware in its payments systems. The malware was designed...

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Breach Brief – Verifone

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Verifone, the largest maker of payment terminals, reported it is investigating a data breach of its systems. The company provides terminals and services to merchants that allow consumers to swipe credit and debit card. The terminals...

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Breach Brief – Arby’s

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eaten at an Arby’s lately? Well now is a good time to check your bank and credit card statements. Arby’s Restaurant Group reported that some of the payments systems at 1,000 corporate owned stores have...

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In a devastating admission the IRS has announced the number of taxpayers PINs compromised has doubled again. In May of 2015 the IRS announced that there were 114,000 breached accounts. Then, in August, it added...

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Breach Brief – Wendy’s, Centene

January 31, 2016 | 1 Comments

January 29, 2016 Wendy’s Yet another point-of-sale system appears to have been hacked. Wendy’s fast food restaurant reports that its POS system has come under suspicion for a possible breach of customer card data. Wendy’s...

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The Snitch: Airline Boarding Passes

October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is fast approaching. Soon you maybe buying a plane ticket to see far flung relatives. That airline boarding pass is the ticket to get where you are going. And that boarding pass...

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Breach Brief – Scottrade

October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

October 5, 2015 Scottrade KrebsonSecurity.com reported that retail stock brokerage firm Scottrade suffered a data breach affecting 4.6 million customers. The company sent out notices via email and its website.  In the notice Scottrade stated...

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September 29, 2015 Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide, a global hospitality company is investigating a possible data breach at its properties. The data breach may have compromised payment card data of its customers. The data breach was reported...

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