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Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto P.F. Chang’s Is Lone Bay Area Restaurant On Security Breach List

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s says its Palo Alto location is one of 33 restaurants that may have been hit a credit and debit card transaction security breach.
The company confirmed in June that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen, but didn’t specify the locations at that time.

08/04/2014

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Sonoma County Jail Inmate Escapes From Work Program, Remains At Large

A 41-year-old inmate who escaped from Sonoma County Jail on Monday morning remains at large.

07/30/2014

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5 Arrested In Credit Card Fraud Scheme Out Of Rohnert Park Hotel

Five Bay Area residents were arrested Saturday for theft using fraudulent credit cards, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.

04/07/2014

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area DMV Customers Facing Possible Breach Of Credit Card Data

Customers who paid for online DMV transactions with a Master Card may be victims of a security breach.

03/22/2014

Lisa McIntire says this credit card offer was sent to her parents' Menlo Park home (Lisa McIntire)

Bay Area Woman Labeled ‘Slut’ On Bank Of America Credit Card Offer

Lisa McIntire, a freelance writer who has previously worked for Gavin Newsom and several progressive organizations, first posted a photo of the mailer on Twitter Thursday.

02/07/2014

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Larry Magid: Online Holiday Shopping Dangers

If you’re venturing out online for some of your holiday shopping, beware. Danger lurks for those who are not careful when it comes to making online purchases with a credit card.

11/26/2013

Adobe Systems headquarters, San Jose

San Jose’s Adobe Says Credit Card Info Of 2.9 Million Customers Exposed

The maker of Photoshop and other software said Thursday that the attacker accessed customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and other information related to orders.

10/03/2013

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Medical Credit Cards Can Cause Financial Headaches

Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.

06/21/2013

Visa credit cards

Visa’s Fiscal 1Q Net Income Jumps 25 Pct

Shoppers hit stores for the holidays in the final months of 2012 and it seems many of them were armed with credit and debit cards using the Visa network.

02/06/2013

George Shirakawa

Santa Clara Co. Board Tightens Use of County-Issued Credit Cards

In the wake of alleged inappropriate spending and charges by the board president, The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to beef up its oversight of county issued credit cards.

12/18/2012

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