Massive Data Breach: Visa and Mastercard

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IT Security, hacked, mastercard, visa, Krebs, Fedsolutions, IT supportIf you own a MasterCard or Visa, your credit information has potentially been comprised.  10 million accounts have been stolen. Talk about an IT security alert!

MasterCard is investigating a feared security breach linked to a credit-card processor in the US, it says; Visa has reportedly launched a similar investigation. Although potential card holders have been alerted and the issue is still under investigation, it doesn’t send much relief to all of us looking in on this matter. Just another company exposed with some serious security issues, and is it ever going to get better?

MSNBC.COM reports in-depth about the IT Security breach on Visa and MasterCard accounts:

The theft was first reported by well-known computer security journalist Brian Krebs on his blog, KrebsonSecurity.com. Krebs said the crime involves compromise of a credit card payment processor — a “middle man” that handles transactions between retailers and banks. The name of that…

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2 responses to “Massive Data Breach: Visa and Mastercard

  1. Thanks for reblogging our blog! This is a cool site. We are big soccer fans here at FedSolutions.

    I’ll be checking more stuff out here and sharing it with our employees.

    Regards,
    Sonny

    • Thanks. And, you are welcome. Good to know there are soccer fans reading my stuff as well. 🙂 I will pick the posting up then.

      V.

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