Consumer chargebacks cost merchants a bundle, and if this refund trend continues, both retailers and consumers will be affected.
The silver lining in the cloud of that giant Target data breach includes a yearlong benefit for many Americans, plus a nudge to improve the way they do business online.
The corporate hacks keep coming. The latest target, according to cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs, is the beauty supply chain Sally Beauty.
A Florida victim of identity theft was jailed for days before he could convince law enforce authorities that they had the wrong guy.
Target not only failed to protect its customers' personal financial information stolen, it reportedly also fumbled the credit monitoring service it offered to protect them.
A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, a hotel-management firm says.
Target says hackers used stolen credentials from an unidentified vendor to invade the software program that controls its payment system.
The Better Business Bureau has a warning: Check your credit card statements for $9.84 charges. Gobs of them are popping up, and they usually mean criminals have your number.
Following a data breach that compromised 70 million consumers' credit card information, Target wants the retail industry to switch to technology that's widely used in Europe.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics released its 2012 Victims of Identity Theft report this month, and some of the statistics highlighted in it were staggering.
Target says it has reached out to state and federal officials to identify the malware that allowed illegal access to some 40 million customer accounts last week.
The Target credit card hack proves once again that no matter what you do to keep your data safe, hackers can still hit you. But you're not powerless. Here's what to do now.
Coin promises to shrink your wallet by consolidating all of your credit cards and gift cards into one device. Here are the pros and cons.
On this day of tricks and treats, we offer you a few tales of those tricked by identity thieves -- and treat you to some advice about what to do if it happens to you.
If you tend to go by your middle name, you could wind up with a case of mistaken identity -- and that can really mess up your credit.
Turns out it's not just Anthony Weiner who's been exposing too much over the Internet. Seven percent of people have shared their Social Security numbers on social media.
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
Reader's Digest "lost" 192 wallets in 16 cities around the world to see how many would get returned. Here's which cities proved to be the most honest.
Identity theft is a growing threat for everyone, but seniors tend to be victims of the types that are rising fastest: cases involving tax returns and medical care.
The iPhone 5S features a fingerprint sensor on the home button that lets users unlock the phone with a touch, but some security experts say that it's not a safe as it sounds.
The FTC is punishing a company whose lax security procedures allowed hackers to access the feeds of some internet-connected home cameras.
Security firms have found vulnerabilities that could let hackers make your TV spy on you, your smartphone betray you, or your toilet flush at someone else's command.