Why Prepaid Cards Appeal to Hackers

Heun, David
May 2013
American Banker;5/15/2013, Vol. 178 Issue 75, p7
Trade Publication
The article discusses prepaid cards from the perspective of analysts and data security executives in the U.S. Alte Group's Madeline K. Aufseeser, Javelin Strategy and Research's Aleia Van Dyke, First Data Prepaid Solutions' Mark Putman, and Via Forensics' Ted Eull say that overall prepaid cards are as safe as other payment methods. The article notes the fraud rate for prepaid cards is lower than that for credit and debit cards.


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