American Express

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2024
Some American Express customers’ data exposed in a third-party data breach

American Express warns customers that their credit cards were exposed due to a data breach experienced by a third-party merchant processor. American Express (Amex) notifies customers that their credit card information has been compromised in a data breach involving a third-party merchant processor. The company did not disclose the number of impacted customers. “We became […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2019
Former American Express employee under investigation for customers’ data abuse

Authorities are investigating an American Express employee for unauthorized access to cardholder information and potentially abuse for fraud. Authorities launched a criminal investigation on an American Express employee that is suspected to accessed to cardholder information and potentially abused for fraud. Exposed information includes full name, physical and/or billing address, Social Security numbers, birth dates, […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 03, 2016
Hacker devised a $6 Tool to hack into hotel rooms and Point-of-Sale systems

Weston Hecker, a security researcher with Rapid7, has devised a $6 tool to open guest rooms and hack into Point-of-Sale systems. It is not difficult to image that it is quite easy for hackers to hack a hotel room door, but it is surprising to discover that it is possible to do with a $6 […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 17, 2016
American Express issued a notice of data breach

American Express is informing cardholders that their payment card data may have been exposed after a third-party service provider suffered a security breach. Another illustrious victim of a data breach is in the headlines, this time, American Express is warning Cardholders of a possible incident occurred to a third party service provider. The name of the affected service provider […]