credit card fraud

Holiday credit card scams
It's every shopper for themselves this holiday season. With millions of credit card numbers already compromised this year through breaches of major retailers, consumers are advised to be on the lookout for scams that can leave them feeling anything but jolly.
Obama announces plan to tighten card security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
Target: it's OK to Use cards
Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.