Tag Archives: payments system

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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ABA, FS-ISAC Issue Statement on SWIFT Compromises

In response to recent high-profile compromised communications sent through the SWIFT communications network, ABA -- together with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and other financial groups -- today issued a statement with insight and analysis on the incidents, as well as recommendations for mitigating cyber risks.

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Agencies Issue Guidance in Response to SWIFT Compromises

In the wake of high-profile compromised communications in the SWIFT communications network, the federal banking agencies issued guidance alerting banks to specific risk mitigation techniques that can minimize the cyber risks associated with interbank networks and wholesale payments systems.

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ABA’s Sharp: Consumers Deserve Safest Payment Systems

ABA’s Card Policy Council today called on all consumer-facing industries to implement the latest payment protection technologies and data safeguarding practices, including activating chip card readers and accepting payments from secure mobile wallets.

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