Target credit card breach: Weak card security made store a good target
That's in part because U.S. credit and debit cards rely on an easy-to-copy magnetic strip on the back of the card, which stores account information using the same technology as cassette tapes. "We are using 20th century cards against 21st century ...
Target sued over credit card breach
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Future credit cards could thwart Target hackers