Neiman Marcus Reaches $1.5M Data Breach SettlementDuring a three-month period in 2013, about 370,000 Neiman Marcus credit cards were accessed by unknown third parties unlawfully, and at least 9,200 were used fraudulently.
Marriott Data Breach May Have Exposed 500 Million Hotel GuestsThe information of as many as 500 million people staying at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott says it's uncovered unauthorized access that's been taking place within its Starwood network since 2014.
Kroger Grocery Stores Ban Use Of Visa Cards At Some LocationsKroger is barring the use of Visa cards at some stores in a dispute over the "swipe" fees it pays to handle customers' credit and debit card transactions.
Macy's Data Breach Exposes Customers' Credit Card InfoMacy's says cyberthieves hacked the accounts of thousands of online customers, compromising names, credit card numbers and expiration dates.
Buzz Aldrin Sues His Children Alleging Misuse Of His FinancesApollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children, accusing them of misusing his credit cards, transferring money from an account and slandering him by saying that he has dementia.
Banking By Smart Speaker Arrives, But Security Issues ExistBig banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to perform tasks just with their voice.
Texas 2nd In The Nation When It Comes To High Credit Card DebtA new report says the nation's four most-populated states carry the highest total amount of credit card debt, with Texas residents in the number two spot.
Chili's Says "Data Incident" May Have Exposed Credit Card DataChili's Grill & Bar has informed customers of a "data incident," saying some payment information was compromised at "certain" locations between March and April.
PD Tests New Tool That Detects Credit Card SkimmersTwo graduate students have invented a device that slides into card reader slots and can detect if an ATM or gas pump has been compromised.
Your Money Is No Good Here! More Companies Going CashlessMany business owners would rather be cashless. Cash actually costs money — banks charge fees for cash deposits and to handle coins.
Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.