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EMV technology encrypts the information stored on a card and uses a unique encryption key that is generated for each card-present transaction to prevent malicious actors from conducting other transactions even if the information stored on the chip is compromised. This has made it impossible for fraudsters to create clones of EMV cards, as they […]

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California-based Evans Hotels – which operates Bahia Resort Hotel, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, and The Lodge at Torrey Pines – announced that malware was installed on computers at the front desks of its properties that could have compromised payment card data. How many victims? Undetermined. What type of personal information? Names, account numbers, expiration […]

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The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published an important update to one of its eight security standards, simplifying the development and use of Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solutions that make payment card data unreadable and less valuable to criminals if stolen in a breach. The updated standard is documented in PCI Point-to-Point Encryption […]

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