ZDNet: VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America

ZDNet: VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America. “Payments processor VISA says North American merchants who operate gas stations and gas pumps are facing a rash of attacks from cybercrime groups wanting to deploy point-of-sale (POS) malware on their networks.”

WPVI: Wawa announces massive data breach, ‘potentially all’ locations affected, CEO says

WPVI with a side of yikes: Wawa announces massive data breach, ‘potentially all’ locations affected, CEO says. “This malware affected customer payment card information used at potentially all Wawa locations beginning at different points in time after March 4, 2019 and until it was contained last week. This malware affected payment card information, including credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, and cardholder names on payment cards used at potentially all Wawa in-store payment terminals and fuel dispensers.”

MarketWatch: New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say

MarketWatch: New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a new database revealing the terms and conditions on prepaid cards and payroll cards that can sometimes hit users with high fees. But people wouldn’t know that from the federal watchdog agency, consumer advocates say.”

Krebs on Security: “BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards

Krebs on Security: “BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards. “‘BriansClub,’ one of the largest underground stores for buying stolen credit card data, has itself been hacked. The data stolen from BriansClub encompasses more than 26 million credit and debit card records taken from hacked online and brick-and-mortar retailers over the past four years, including almost eight million records uploaded to the shop in 2019 alone.”

Washington Post: Capital One says data breach affected 100 million credit card applications

Washington Post: Capital One says data breach affected 100 million credit card applications. “Capital One, the Virginia-based bank with a popular credit card business, announced Monday that a hacker had accessed about 100 million credit card applications, and investigators say thousands of Social Security and bank account numbers were also taken.”

CNET: Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers fast-food chain

CNET: Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers fast-food chain. “Hackers infected checkout stations at more than 100 of the fast-food restaurant’s locations with malicious software that stole payment card information, the company said Wednesday. So when the cashier swiped your card to pay for boneless chicken wings or a triple crispy fish sandwich, the fryer got to work on your lunch and the hackers got their hands on your credit card number. The stolen information also included cardholder names, card expiration dates and card verification codes, the company said.”

Engadget: AMC accidentally exposed data on 1.6 million subscribers

Engadget: AMC accidentally exposed data on 1.6 million subscribers. “A security researcher discovered that AMC Networks had inadvertently exposed more than 1.6 million records of subscribers to the company’s two premium streaming video platforms, Sundance Now and Shudder. The publicly accessible database included the names and email addresses of subscribers as well as details about their subscription plans. It included more than 3,000 invoices processed by Stripe that listed the last four digits of a user’s credit card.”