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Starbucks Customer Accounts Hacked Through Smartphone Apps

Starbucks Customer Accounts Hacked Through Smartphone Apps

Starbucks customers are reporting that hundreds of dollars have been stolen from their credit cards after receiving emails saying the passwords and login details for the coffee company’s mobile app had been reset. While details of exactly how the attacks are taking place are still unclear, it appears that credentials […]

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The Man Crusading Against Restaurant Credit Card Hackers

The Man Crusading Against Restaurant Credit Card Hackers

How Brian Krebs uncovers chain restaurants’ biggest credit card hacks. “I think you are safer spending money online than you are in restaurants,” says Brian Krebs. Krebs – a former Washington Post journalist and self-taught computer security expert – is the blogger behind the website KrebsOnSecurity.com, which is often the […]

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Targeted Malware Used in Florida Restaurant PoS Breach

A $200,000 credit card fraud is suspected to have resulted from hackers compromising the Point-of-Sale (POS) system at a Florida restaurant with malware specifically designed for it. Dave Wendland, the owner of Julie’s Place, a Tallahassee eating house dating back to 1978, began learning from his customers of fraudulent out-of-state […]

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