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Hilton investigates hack claims

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The Hilton Hotel group has possibly been the victim of a credit card hack through its chain of shops and gift outlets, which it is currently investigating. The security breach is away from the hotel’s main booking system and seems to have occurred during a three month period earlier in… Read more »

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North American retailers become victims of suspected widespread hacking

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A suspected security breach involving the credit card details of thousands of customers has caused retailers CVS, Costco and Walmart Canada to close their photo-processing websites and other mobile photo services. The breach seems to be specific to the photography element of these companies’ operations and no other part of… Read more »

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Credit card breach at Trump hotel chain

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It has recently been discovered that a chain of hotels owned by entrepreneur and billionaire Donald Trump fell victim to a credit card security breach. Several US banks revealed that fraudulent activity occurred using credit and debit cards at Trump hotels nearly six months ago. Under continued pressure from the… Read more »

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20m South Koreans have credit card data stolen and sold to marketing firms

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An IT worker copied and stole data from the Korea Credit Bureau and sold the information to marketing companies. The names, social security numbers and credit card details of 20 million South Koreans were copied by the IT worker on to a USB stick. The scale of the theft became apparent after… Read more »

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