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Are Chip-Based Cards in the Near Future?

The calls for the American credit card industry to adopt chip-based technology are growing louder after massive data breaches over the holiday shopping season. While experts say the technology is an added layer of security, thy say there’s no silver bul.....»»

Category: personalSource: foxnewsJan 21st, 2014

Will We See Chip-Based Cards Earlier than Expected?

The calls for the American credit card industry to adopt chip-based technology are growing louder after massive data breaches over the holiday shopping season. While experts say the technology is an added layer of security, thy say there’s no silver bul.....»»

Category: personalSource: foxnewsJan 21st, 2014

Senators Ask Target for More Breach Info

Two key U.S. senators have written to Gregg Steinhafel, chief executive officer of Target Corp, seeking "detailed information" on the hacking of credit and debit cards of millions of customers during the holiday shopping season......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 14th, 2014

How to Cure Your Post-Holiday Financial Hangover

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Debt, Credit Cards, Budgeting, SpendingAlamy By Geoff Williams Ask anyone you know, and everyone seems to have a cure for a hangover. Some of the more traditional fixes include aspirin or ibuprofen, lots of water, coffee an.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceJan 8th, 2014

Target"s Woes Continue As Thousands Of Gift Cards Fail To Activate - Seattle Post Intelligencer

NewsdayTarget's Woes Continue As Thousands Of Gift Cards Fail To ActivateSeattle Post IntelligencerTens of thousands of Target gift cards have failed to activate properly, furthering the retailer's holiday shopping woes after a massive credit card.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 31st, 2013

Target"s Woes Continue As Thousands Of Gift Cards Fail To Activate

Tens of thousands of Target gift cards have failed to activate properly, furthering the retailer's holiday shopping woes after a massive credit card hack earlier this month that affected 40 million customers.  As many as 40,000 gift cards are affecte.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 31st, 2013

Target"s latest holiday shopping glitch

Target confirms that some gift cards aren't working properly, but it's not related to credit card breach......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 31st, 2013

Bay Area banks, credit unions replace debit cards as Target confirms encrypted PINs stolen

Many Bay Area banks and credit unions aren't waiting for fraud to occur before replacing debit and credit cards for customers who used their cards at Target during a holiday shopping season security breach that put nearly 40 million cards at risk. Also o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2013

Help! I Spent too Much on the Holidays

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Debt, Credit Cards, Consumer Issues, SpendingAlamy By Donna Fuscaldo If the holidays have left your budget overstretched, there are ways to recover -- you just need to act fast. "No one intends to exit the largest spending.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceDec 27th, 2013

Nearly 1m cards in Mass. in Target breach - Boston.com

Washington PostNearly 1m cards in Mass. in Target breachBoston.comNearly 1 million of the credit and debit card accounts stolen from Target during the holiday shopping season belonged to customers who made purchases at the retail giant's three dozen M.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 21st, 2013

Target says nearly 1m cards breached at Mass. stores - Boston Globe

Boston GlobeTarget says nearly 1m cards breached at Mass. storesBoston GlobeNearly 1 million of the credit and debit card accounts whose information was stolen from Target during the holiday shopping season belonged to customers who made purchases at the .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 21st, 2013

Stolen Target cards on black markets

More bad news for folks who used their credit cards at Target during the holiday shopping season. Many of the 40 million credit cards that the company says were part of the data breach are already for sale on black markets around the world......»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 20th, 2013

Stolen Target credit cards available on black markets everywhere - Los Angeles Times

San Francisco ChronicleStolen Target credit cards available on black markets everywhereLos Angeles TimesMore bad news for folks who used their credit cards at Target during the holiday shopping season. Many of the 40 million credit cards that the company .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 20th, 2013

So You"re Credit Card Was Hacked, Now What?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The news that more than 40 million Target customers paying by credit or debit cards for their holiday shopping purchases over the past three weeks may have been hacked is stunning and scary. But if you happen to be one of those wh.....»»

Category: topSource: thestreetDec 19th, 2013

Target Reports 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards May Have Been Hacked

By Hal M. Bundrick NEW YORK (MainStreet) Your holiday shopping may have just taken an ugly turn. If you shopped at a Target store between November 27 and December 15 and used a debit or credit card, keep a close eye on your bank account. There's a good .....»»

Category: topSource: thestreetDec 19th, 2013

Targeted! Account breach could affect 40 million cards - Boston.com

ABC NewsTargeted! Account breach could affect 40 million cardsBoston.comTarget says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. The .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 19th, 2013

Target says 40 million credit, debit cards possibly breached

MINNEAPOLIS — Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.    .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 19th, 2013

Target Alerts Customers of Possible Data Breach Affecting 40M Cards

Target alerted customers on Thursday that data from about 40 million credit and debit cards might have been stolen from shoppers at its stores. Target (NYSE:TGT) prepared for the kickoff to the lucrative holiday shopping season for months, but nothi.....»»

Category: topSource: wallstcheatsheetDec 19th, 2013

Millions Of Credit Cards Affected By Data Breach At Target

The retailer acknowledged early Thursday that there was a massive security breach of its customers' credit and debit card accounts. It started the day before Thanksgiving and extended at least to Dec. 15 — the heart of the holiday shopping season. .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 19th, 2013

Security Breach at Target Hits 40 Million Card Accounts

Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S.....»»

Category: marketsSource: moneynewDec 19th, 2013