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Target Says 40 Million Credit And Debit Card Accounts May Be Involved In Data Breach

The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed.


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Common Questions About The Target Data Breach

Here are some answers to the most common questions about the Target data theft.



New ‘Smart Card’ Technology To Reduce Credit Card Fraud

It’s a small silver square sending a wave of ripple effects through retail – a small microchip on the front of credit cards that hopes to greatly reduce credit fraud.


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Barnes & Noble Says PIN Pads In 63 Stores Hacked

Barnes & Noble Inc. said Tuesday that devices used by customers to swipe credit and debit cards have been tampered with in 63 of its stores in nine states, including Massachusetts.



Business Headlines: TripAdvisor Shares Sink; Lottery Debit Cards

Newton-based travel site TripAdvisor has gone public, but investors didn’t seem thrilled.


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New Way To Buy Lottery Tickets In Massachusetts: Debit Cards

Early next month you’ll finally be able to buy Massachusetts Lottery tickets with a debit card.


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Big Banks Crying “Uncle” On Debit Card Dust-Up

Major banks are retreating from their earlier decision to impose fees for using your credit cards.


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Citizens Bank Apologizes For Debit Card, ATM, Online Banking Issues

Citizens Bank customers were reporting problems with all sorts of electronic banking Friday.


New Debit Card Law Could Actually Hurt Consumers

Every time a debit card is used to buy something, the retailer is charged a fee. It might be pennies on a cup of coffee, but it adds up to billions of dollars for the banks.


Four Massachusetts Stores Affected In Michaels Debit Card Breach

Michaels says pin pads at checkout line terminals were tampered with at stores in 20 states, including its stores in Braintree, Burlington, Danvers, and Everett.