eBay Hacked – Users Asked to Change Passwords

| Tim Parry

The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ name, encrypted password, email address, physical address, phone number and date of birth. However, the database did not contain financial information or other confidential personal information.

Target, Target Canada, ecommerce, store closings, Canadian retail market, Zellers

Target to Incorporate Chip-and-PIN REDcards

| Tim Parry

Beginning in early 2015, the entire REDcard portfolio will be enabled with MasterCard’s chip-and-PIN solution. Existing co-branded cards will be reissued as MasterCard co-branded chip-and-PIN cards.