Backoff Malware May Spark Shift to EMV, Dual Authentication
The Backoff malware, which targets point of sale systems and has hit hundreds of businesses, may catalyze adoption of EMV "chip and PIN" cards and two-factor authentication as merchants look for ways to soften the impact of the next attack.  more »
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By adding data analytics to its Square Register platform, Square Inc. says it is giving merchants of all sizes the kind of tools that larger retailers use to increase sales.  more »
United Parcel Service Inc. said a breach of computer security at some of its UPS Store retail outlets may have exposed customers’ personal and payment data this year.  more »

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