By Russell D. Vines, Posted in Security
As reported in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and many other news outlets today, payment processor Global Payments suffered a major security breach affecting both the MasterCard and Visa card brands. With the loss originally estimated at 50,000 credit and debit card accounts, that number has been recently revised upwards to a possible three million to ten million.
Global Payments in Atlanta is an intermediary between merchants and card processors. After the possible breach was reported, trading... read more.