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    PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    New Task Force Created to Assist Smaller Merchants By Tracy Kitten
    PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    Five best practices noted in version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard will become requirements after June 30, with remote access and third-party risks the key focus - particularly for smaller merchants.

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    Will MasterCard, Target Renegotiate?

    Banks Reject Breach Settlement, Push Forward with Lawsuit By Tracy Kitten
    Will MasterCard, Target Renegotiate?

    MasterCard's breach settlement with Target has been derailed after not enough card issuers agreed to the terms. Now MasterCard is expected to attempt to renegotiate, while banks continue with a class-action lawsuit against the retailer.

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    Feds Charge Chinese with Insider Theft

    DoJ: Secrets from U.S. Firms Used to Start Up a Chinese Venture By Eric Chabrow
    Feds Charge Chinese with Insider Theft

    Federal authorities have arrested a Chinese professor, accusing him of pilfering trade secrets from the computer systems of American high-tech companies where he and a co-conspirator once worked.

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    St. Louis Fed Confirms DNS Hijacking

    Economic Researchers Routed To Attacker-Controlled Sites By Mathew J. Schwartz
    St. Louis Fed Confirms DNS Hijacking

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says its DNS settings were hacked, and visitors redirected to lookalike sites that could have resulted in malware infections and credential theft.

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    Starbucks: Coffee and a Fresh Password

    Caffeine Addicts Fall Prey to Their Own Weak Security By Mathew Schwartz
    Starbucks: Coffee and a Fresh Password

    Caffeine junkies are up in arms over reports that criminals have been targeting their Starbucks account balances. But the real story is poor password-picking practices by consumers, and Starbucks' lack of multi-factor authentication.

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