Consumer chargebacks cost merchants a bundle, and if this refund trend continues, both retailers and consumers will be affected.
The convenience that allows us to electronic file our taxes also allows cybercriminals to file fraudulent returns. Here's how cybersecurity gurus say you can protect yourself.
Target had the tools in place to stop the Thanksgiving hack before it snagged a single user's data - but it failed. Bloomberg reveals what happened when the alarms went off.
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.
A negative event in your life can cut your ability to defend yourself from fraud, a new AARP study concludes. That's why the scammer's pitch doesn't sound too good to be true.
Stay vigilant. Know how credit and debit cards are treated differently after they're compromised. And understand the benefits of being responsible with credit.
The failure of Mt. Gox was expected, but the size of the theft was a surprise. The disappearance of $390 million in bitcoins will generate greater governmental scrutiny.
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.
Neiman Marcus says that a security breach last year may have affected about 1.1 million cards.
Hackers breached the computer networks of luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus as far back as July, an attack that wasn't fully contained until Sunday, a report says.
Week after week, the broker cold-calls you with a "guaranteed" stock tip. Each time, his prediction comes true. Is he psychic? Using insider info? Nope. It's a...
With the list of hacked companies, websites and apps growing longer, it's time to take a serious look at credit card security and what you can do to stay safe online.
American Express agrees to a $76 million settlement with several banking regulators over charges the company used deceptive marketing and billing practices.
Stocks are at record highs after one last Bernanke inspired rally, and Target was just that -- the target of thieves.
Retailers use big data to maximize revenue -- that is, to take as much of your money as they can. Why shouldn't you have the same power?
The customer-service-savvy criminal gang behind CryptoLocker has created a site for people who need help making the extortion payments to unlock their infected files.