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Wendy’s Confirms Data Breach at More than 1,000 Locations

The fast-food chain Wendy’s yesterday confirmed that 1,025 locations -- nearly 20 percent of U.S. stores -- were part of a major data breach that ran for up to several months in which cyber criminals infected card terminals with malware to steal debit and credit card data.

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Visa Offers Free Tech to Speed Up Chip Card Readers

Visa today announced the launch of Quick Chip for EMV, a technology enhancement designed to speed up EMV card authorizations to two seconds or less and allow shoppers to dip and withdraw their cards instantly -- just as they do with magstripe cards.

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CardHub: Retailers Lag in EMV Adoption

Six months after the EMV card fraud liability shift, more than four in 10 retailers have not updated terminals in any of their stores, and an additional quarter of retailers have completed updates of less than half of their terminals, according to a survey by the website CardHub.

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