Welcome To Starbucks, Can I Take Your Wallet?

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Hackers have found a new way to pick your virtual pocket without your bank even noticing.  How, you ask?  Good question my friends, but via our beloved Starbucks gift cards and the Starbucks app.

That’s right. The gift card you got from your company’s Secret Santa could be burning a hole in your digital wallet. “Starbucks App Hackers” and “Gift Card Hackers” can now tap into your gift card, take the value of the card, and then, using ...

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Credit Card Hackers Cause Major Security Breach of Point of Sale Terminals at Harbortouch Security

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You may have never heard of Harbortouch Security, but the chances are very good that your credit card has danced at least once with them. The company provides point-of-sale (POS) systems (aka, “those newfangled cash registers”) to around 150,000 businesses, mostly restaurants and bars. When several banks discovered breaches in at least 4,200 of their customers’ accounts, they started to suspect that the credit card processing company had been compromised.


Malware in Point-of-Sale Systems

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