Data stolen from Hy-Vee customers offered for sale on Joker’s Stash Dark Web forum

By: Charlie Osborne

A card dump of 5.3 million accounts may be tied to the recent security breach. As previously reported by ZDNet, the supermarket chain issued a warning to customers on August 14 which explained that a data breach had occurred at point-of-sale (PoS) systems used by the firm’s fuel pumps, coffee shops, and restaurants including Market Grilles, …

Data breaches increased 54% in 2019 so far

By: James Sanders

More than 3,800 data breaches have hit organizations in 2019, according to Risk Based Security. The year 2019 is shaping up to be a landmark one for data breaches, as it has seen over 3,800 breaches—a 50% or greater increase over the last four years, according to a report published by Risk Based Security on Wednesday. “Between …

Visa Adds New Fraud Disruption Measures

By: Steve Zurier

Payment card giant creates a ‘cyber fraud system’ to thwart transaction abuse.  Visa now is adding fraud disruption to supplement its transaction fraud detection and remediation efforts. The company today at the Visa US Security Summit 2019 in San Francisco outlined five new capabilities it now uses to prevent fraudulent transactions. “We’re looking to identify and disrupt fraud before it happens,” …