Adding More to Prevent Less
- Combating counterfeit credit cards: The technological challenge. Steel, James H. // Credit World;May/Jun95, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p16
Reports on how the credit card industry is combating counterfeit credit cards. Security features used in credit cards; Use of magnetic stripe encoding and holograms; Counterfeiters' use of technology to overcome complex credit card designs; Prevalence of counterfeit activity; Development of...
- When Visa's Good Cop is a Bad Egg. Caplin, Joan // Money;Sep2004, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p34
This article details how to deal with scam artists who call posing as credit card security officials. Where'd you go wrong? Giving away those three little numbers on your signature strip. They are your unique "card verification value," and a con artist who already has your card number can use...
- Fraudsters face new measures. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/27/2003, Issue 2587, p2
Looks into the new security measures to solve credit card frauds in Great Britain.
- Protect your credit cards. // High Plains Journal;4/11/2011, Vol. 129 Issue 15, p6C
The article offers some tips on how to protect credit cards from fraudulent activities.
- Beware When Accepting Credit Card and Wire Transfer Payments. Cutter, Howard "Porky" // National Driller;Jan2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p37
The article offers the author's insights on his experience about a fraud scheme, using stolen information from a credit card and requesting payments for an unknown shippe.
- Electronic Measures, Procedures Impact Credit Card Fraud Levels. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2000, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p82
Looks at how security measures built into credit cards in the United States have impacted credit card fraud losses. Increased vigilance by sellers accepting credit card payments; Embedding of artificial intelligence programs in computer-based transaction processors that alert to unusual use...
- Do You Take Credit Cards? // PBA Progress;2010, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p19
The article focuses on the response of major credit card banks to the problem of identify theft by setting standards requiring business to maintain a secure environment for their customer's credit card information in the U.S. The standard known as the payment card industry (PCI) compliance...
- SECURITY. // ISO & Agent Weekly;12/30/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p16
The article presents abstracts related to payment security which include a workshop to discuss a new standard to protect sensitive cardholder data, a security format developed by First Data Corp., and the result of the Unisys Corp. survey suggesting that consumers are more concerned about the...
- New cards can be hijacked, too. // Consumer Reports;Jun2011, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p24
The article explains how credit cards with computer chips that transfer information using a radio frequency identification (RFID) can be vulnerable to credit card fraud. Readily-available card readers can be used by thieves to read cards inside people's wallets or purses when they are close...