With the simple click of a mouse, a total stranger can buy your credit card. Mark Lanterman is chief technology officer for Computer Forensic Services. “You can filter the cards based on expiration date as well as the last four digits of the credit card,” Lanterman said.
Credit card readers are easy to use for businesses and customers, and now they’ve also become a target for thieves. Brooklyn Park Police say a ring of thieves is going around the Twin Cities stealing the machines off counters.
The investigation into the Target data breach is focusing on a Pennsylvania refrigeration company that had a contract with Target and billed the retailer electronically.
The first federal lawsuits are now being filed over the massive data breach at Target. Three Minnesotans are among those who say the Minneapolis-based company put them at risk. The company confirmed last week that someone had stolen credit and debit card information from as many as 40 million Target shoppers. The thefts went undetected for more than two weeks.
The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target’s stores will get worse before they get better.
Target is trying to reassure its customers in the wake of the retailer’s massive data breach. Someone stole 40 million credit and debit card numbers between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.
A 28-year-old California woman was convicted of identity theft involving at least eight victims in a gas pump credit card skimming case.
Minneapolis Police are looking for a man who stole the car, computer and wallet of a Minneapolis resident on Aug. 14 while the victim was sleeping.
A new sophisticated method of identity theft has police asking all of us to beware.
Minnesota’s tax man is making it easier to pay by credit or debit card, saying a new payment system that goes online July 1 will be convenient for taxpayers.
It’s standard practice for a hotel to require a credit card number when you book a room. Now, some restaurants are asking the same from customers who are reserving a table.
A new survey by Bankrate.com shows a slight silver lining when it comes to our financial health, but reveals some problems, too.
A 36-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, marking the final sentence of seven suspects involved in a credit card skimming operation.
The stores are busy this weekend — but one in three people still plan to do part of their holiday shopping online this year. But you then run the risk of getting scammed.
If you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.