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February 28, 2018
Visa points to a 70% drop in fraud due to EMV chip cards, as consumers and merchants adopt the new payment card technology. But criminals are shifting their own focus to adapt.
September 06, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss new research from Verizon on payment card security and the effectiveness of PCI DSS compliance for enterprises.
September 01, 2017
News roundup: More than half of enterprises are in compliance with PCI DSS, according to a Verizon report. Plus, Turla is on the attack again with a new campaign, and more.
August 04, 2016
Researchers at Black Hat 2016 poked holes in chip and PIN security by demonstrating simple attacks that can intercept EMV card transaction data, including CVV codes and PINs.
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