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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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    Impact of N.Y. Agency Head's Departure

    Sizing Up the Fate of Planned Cybersecurity Initiatives By Tracy Kitten
    Impact of N.Y. Agency Head's Departure

    Will the upcoming departure of Benjamin M. Lawsky, superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, slow down recently announced plans for new cybersecurity initiatives?

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    October Fraud Surprise for Retailers?

    Why Failure to Implement EMV Could Prove Very Costly By Tracy Kitten
    October Fraud Surprise for Retailers?

    U.S. merchants that aren't able to accept EMV chip cards by October should be bracing for significant upticks in card fraud expenses. Unfortunately, many merchants are far from prepared.

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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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ARTICLE New Federal CIO Withholds InfoSec Judgment

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