Visa Issues Security Alert

Visa’s payment fraud protection found two breaches in the U.S. at gas stations.The exact locations where the breaches took place are not specified. According to Visa, “the threat actors successfully compromised the merchant’s network through a phishing email that contained a malicious attachment”. Visa is now pushing for fuel dispenser merchants to upgrade their technology […]

Experian helps give consumers a score boost

What to be wary of Experian and FICO have implemented new metrics for calculating consumer credit scores. The idea is to help consumers raise their score and increase their ability to take out loans on a more conventional means. One of the new platforms Experian is rolling out is called “Experian Boost”. Boost allows consumers […]