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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2009 file photo, a MasterCard chip-based credit card is held for a photo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week’s revelation […]

05/23/2014

Sample California driver's license.

California DMV: No evidence of computer breach

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday there’s no evidence of a computer breach, but it’s launching an investigation “out of an abundance of caution.” DMV spokesman Armando Botello said the agency was alerted by […]

03/22/2014

Sample California driver's license.

MasterCard investigates report of DMV breach

A spokesman from MasterCard says it is investigating reports of a potential breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Seth Eisen says the breach is not with MasterCard’s systems. Related: DMV: No Evidence of […]

03/22/2014

Target shopping baskets (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Answers to questions about the Target data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week until Christmas, a real-life Grinch has stolen the credit and debit card information of about 40 million Target shoppers. Target says anyone who made purchases by […]

12/19/2013

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target says 40M card accounts may be breached

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. The chain said customers who made […]

12/19/2013

After Christmas sale sign

Stores look to week after Christmas for sales

(AP) – Bargain-hungry Americans will need to go on a post-Christmas spending binge to salvage this holiday shopping season as U.S. holiday sales so far this year have been the weakest since 2008, when the nation was in a deep recession.

12/26/2012

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