For those old enough to remember, their MasterCard bill used to arrive each month with copies of each sales slip in the envelope – a process known as “Country Club Billing.” Cardholders could review their copies of slips against the slips provided with the billing and determine which were processed properly.  Those were …
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  David Wolman is author of The End of Money Thinking about money and security, a jumble of anecdotes come to mind—plus one Tom Cruise quote. I’ll share a quick story here, and look forward to sharing others next month at MasterCard’s Global Risk Leadership Conference in Key Biscayne, Florida. Come to think of it, …
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    INTERPOL shares the latest malware attack findings The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) has always been a popular target for criminals looking to quickly steal cash. More than likely, you have heard of criminals robbing people who have just made a cash withdrawal, but there are a range of other things criminals can do …
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    Brandon Benson is a senior security analyst at SecurityMetrics, responsible for PCI compliance assessments and security consulting services. SecurityMetrics is a leader in merchant data security and compliance. According to the U.S. federal government, 2014 brought about an epidemic of point-of-sale (POS) malware or malicious software that affected over 1,000 merchants nationwide. In …
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