Monthly Archives: May 2011

Netflix fires call center worker for stealing data

Netflix has fired a call center worker for stealing credit card numbers from customers of the online movie service.

The unnamed employee was fired after Netflix learned about the data theft on April 4, the company said in a letter to the office of the New Hampshire Attorney General that was published online this week

via Netflix fires call center worker for stealing data.

Small merchants make up lion’s share of credit card breaches

Smaller merchants tend to rely on their acquirer or independent sales organization (ISO) to initiate PCI DSS compliance validation. Without directive or enforcement of such initiatives, many will forgo basic steps to protect their networks and their customers’ cardholder data because they feel they do not have the time or the proper resources, or they’re just not aware of the requirement, the survey found.

via Infosecurity (USA) – Small merchants make up lion’s share of credit card breaches.