Verifone security breach may have compromised retail payments systems

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Verifone chip-and-pin terminal

Company admits security breach, but claims that "cyber intrusion" was only "limited"

Verifone, the retail systems vendor that claims to be the largest supplier of chip-and-pin credit and debit card terminals in the UK and the US, is investigating a serious security breach of its in...

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