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Tuesday, 13 July 2010
PYMNTS.com ATM Skimming Gets A Tech Upgrade PYMNTS.com As mag stripe cards are giving way to EMV-protected alternatives, cybercriminals are on a final cash grab using some technologically ...
Monday, 18 September 2017
  CNBC Card Sharks: ATM Skimming grows more sophisticated - CNBC.com CNBC ATM skimming is on the rise and getting more sophisticated, especially as criminals try to cash in before more machine ...
Sunday, 17 September 2017
KESQ Local Chipotle restaurants hacked with credit-card stealing malware KESQ The Mexican-food restaurant chain released information about a data breach, involving personal information ...
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
SC Magazine Brazilian criminals rig ATMs to steal payment card chips SC Magazine In an effort to work around the security measures built into EMV credit cards, a Brazilian criminal gang ...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Pensioner targeted in superstore card scam park scam scam Champion Newspapers A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: “Officers are urging people using chip and pin and ATM machines ...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Bankrate.com The new card skimming is called 'shimming' Bankrate.com Remember the card skimming wave, in which fraudsters attach false fronts to outdoor ATM and gas pump point-of-sale ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
... customers after the adoption of EMV enabled ATMs in 2013. Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) Chief Executive Habil Olaka says these include ...      ...
Thursday, 04 May 2017
... PIN entry and NFC authentication option, the magnetic stripe card reader found on traditional ATMs has been replaced with an EMV chip card reader to authenticate the consumer and eliminate ...  ...
Wednesday, 05 April 2017
ABS-CBN News 3 Romanian nationals suspected of ATM skimming nabbed in Cebu ABS-CBN News CEBU - Three Romanian nationals suspected to be involved in ATM skimming were arrested by the National ...
Saturday, 18 March 2017
11. DFR observations looking back at 2016
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... many of the popular anti-skimming solutions deployed by the industry. Card trapping returned and increased as a relatively simple and inexpensive way of stealing genuine EMV chip cards. Solid explosive ...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Credit Union Times From Fake Cards to Synthetic Identities: EMV-Generated Fraud Shift Credit Union Times U.S. EMV chip card adoption, starting in 2015, helped trigger a migration to other ...
Tuesday, 07 February 2017
PYMNTS.com Cybersecurity: Credit Card EMV Chip & Shimmers | PYMNTS.com PYMNTS.com In the realm of cybersecurity, thieves are still using shimmers to gain access to credit card EMV ...
Friday, 03 February 2017
The Merkle Payment Card Holders Need to Beware of Shimming Attacks The Merkle Instead, this is a small device that sits on top of the chip reader in the ATM or the PoS system, which records ...
Monday, 30 January 2017
Krebs on Security ATM 'Shimmers' Target Chip-Based Cards Krebs on Security Several readers have called attention to warnings coming out of Canada about a supposedly new form of card skimming ...
Friday, 27 January 2017
How does RIPPER ATM malware use malicious EMV chips? TechTarget The FireEye report on the RIPPER malware states that it has similar functionality to previous ATM malware, but is able to ...
Friday, 20 January 2017
Manila Bulletin Bankers ready for EMV technology » Manila Bulletin Business Manila Bulletin Bankers have had three years—more or less—to prepare for the required shift in the EMV (Europay ...
Saturday, 31 December 2016
PaymentsSource EMV boosts security, but biometrics secure card identity PaymentsSource Consider Brazil, where card-plus-fingerprint solutions using HID Global Lumidigm biometrics technology ...
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
BAP tells bank depositors to check for EMV ATM cards » Manila ... Manila Bulletin The Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) has issued a reminder and advisory to the public to ensure ...
Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Banks urge use of chip-enabled ATM, debit cards The Manila Times “This upgrade of ATM and debit cards was created to protect customer information, reduce card fraud and maintain interoperability ...
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
... even though the cards are EMV Chip and PIN-based. Therefore, in line with RBI's directive of May 26, 2016, to all banks to upgrade ATMs to accept chip and PIN by September 2017, ...  ...
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV ATM skimming reports skyrocket as criminals cash in before global chip technology New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV Since July 1st, the Financial Crimes Task Force, ...
Thursday, 13 October 2016
Citifmonline ATM fraud to reduce as new technology is launched Citifmonline Fraudulent activities in the banking sector is expected to go down as some multinational companies move into ...
Wednesday, 05 October 2016
TechWeekEurope UK Europol Warns Of Gangs Making Fake Android Mobile Payments TechWeekEurope UK “EMV (i.e. chip and PIN), geo-blocking and other industry measures continue to erode card-present ...
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
SC Magazine UK Europol's IOCTA report says cyber-crime on a sharp rise SC Magazine UK EMV (chip and PIN), geo-blocking and other industry measures continue to erode card-present fraud ...
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
ZDNet This ATM hack could allow thieves to make off with thousands ZDNet Chip-and-PIN might not be as secure as you think... Image: iStock. A security vulnerability in the newest generation ...
Thursday, 04 August 2016
The Register Forget card skimmers, chip-card shimmers will be your next nightmare The Register At the Black Hat 2016 security conference in Las Vegas this week, engineers from Rapid7 demonstrated ...
Wednesday, 03 August 2016
Boston.com EMV Liability Shift Deadline For ATM Operators Is Rapidly Approaching: Here's What You Need To Know Vending Times For owners/operators of ATMs, now is the time to migrate to ...
Thursday, 07 July 2016
Yahoo News What Home Depot's Chip-and-Pin Lawsuit Means to You Yahoo News Thirty-three percent of credit-card fraud involves a counterfeit card, according to Visa. Chip-and-PIN cards add ...
Monday, 20 June 2016
Be vigilant: Crooks' use of ATM card skimmers increasing Hutchinson News Criminals are in a hurry to scam as many people as possible before the transition to chip technology makes the ...
Sunday, 19 June 2016
CNBC A mad hacker rush to create $14 billion in fraud before new chip cards take over CNBC Beyond the $4 billion in fraud expected this year, there will be as much as $10 billion in fraud ...
Friday, 06 May 2016
13WMAZ.com Beware of scams targeting the new chip cards 13WMAZ.com Consumers who fall for such scams may be exposing themselves to identity theft, which is typically done for financial ...
Thursday, 28 April 2016
WSYR Why chip cards aren't necessarily safe from fraud WSYR "When the magnetic stripe was created, identity theft wasn't an issue. And so the data was never properly ... They can burn ...
Thursday, 14 April 2016
ABC News Why Chip Credit Cards Are Still Not Safe From Fraud ABC News Looks like a Normal atm. Think again. Watch this cop pull off the false front that'll harvest your credit card details ...
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Your Money|ATM 'Skimming' Fraud Is Surging, but You Can Take Precautions New York Times And while A.T.M. fraud was previously concentrated in big cities on the East and West Coasts, it ...
Saturday, 09 April 2016
Newsmax Police Report Jump in ATM Skimming Orange Leader Many police departments are reporting higher than normal cases of ATM skimming. The spike may be tied to banks rolling out new ...
Thursday, 07 April 2016
whnt.com ATM skimming is on the rise again whnt.com Police departments are reporting a recent increase in ATM skimming. With widespread usage of new chip credit cards, scammers have a ...
Monday, 04 April 2016
Mobile Payments Today Payment breaches to continue despite US EMV liability shift Mobile Payments Today Small businesses and distributed payment systems like gas stations and independent ...
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
The Daily Star Plastic money not so safe The Daily Star The magnetic stripe on the back of the cards store the cardholder account information and can easily be copied with an inexpensive ...
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Virginian-Pilot Pam Ellyson: The effect of EMV technology on merchants Virginian-Pilot The 2016 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research revealed that 13.1 million ...
Friday, 26 February 2016
Why EMV Cards Don't Protect You at ATMs and Gas Pumps Huffington Post As retailers push to update their credit card readers and systems to be compatible with EMV chip technology, crooks ...
Thursday, 14 January 2016
WZVN-TV New chip card technology can't prevent 'digital skimming' WZVN-TV Cyber criminals have been known to install skimmers at gas station pumps or ATMs. But now, we're ... They just ...
Monday, 28 December 2015
dailytelegraph.com.au ATM ram raid fail as car gets stuck dailytelegraph.com.au Chipping Norton ram raid fail: Car stuck trying to steal ATM. November 24, 2015 10:52am. DAVID CAMPBELLLiverpool ...
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
American Banker Using Signatures with Chip Cards Is the Wrong Move American Banker The letter is surprisingly illogical given the source — it mainly talks about the dangers of hacking, ...
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Credit card security upgrade also a chance for fraud Albuquerque Journal Credit card companies have been mailing out credit and debit cards that offer greater security against fraud. The ...
Sunday, 25 October 2015
Scammers Using Smart Chip Credit Card Changes to Steal ID Utah Pulse While smart chip technology will greatly reduce credit card fraud, the EMV cards will not deter all types identity ...
Thursday, 22 October 2015
How 'Long Overdue' Chip Credit Cards Protect Consumers From Fraud WGBH NEWS All those years you spent perfecting that flick of the wrist swiping your credit card at the cash register, ...
Monday, 28 September 2015
International Business Times New ATM Malware Helps Hackers Dispense Cash On Command, Rendering Chip ... International Business Times “ATM malware such as GreenDispenser is particularly ...
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Charleston Post Courier With new chips on the way, cloned credit cards remain rampant in the Lowcountry Charleston Post Courier A cloned card is a copy of a legitimate ATM or credit card, ...
Monday, 21 September 2015
Komando Beware: New ATM malware eats your card Komando With it installed on the ATM, it can read your credit or debit card's magnetic strip AND chip, as well as read your PIN - but it ...
Friday, 18 September 2015
... the customer and the bank's interest to convert to the safer EMV card” said Herman Kruger, Head of e-Banking at First ...    ...
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
WTVY, Dothan EMV Credit & Debit Cards WTVY, Dothan It's not as easy to make a counterfeit card" says Pam Vawter, Manager of ATM Card Services at the Army Aviation Center Federal Credit ...
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
ITBusiness.ca Security threats, five years after Intel bought McAfee ITBusiness.ca Intel Corp. recently released its McAfee Labs Threat Report 2015, marking five years since the chipmaking ...
Tuesday, 08 September 2015
CNBC From stripes to chips: How banks battle card fraud CNBC Crooks are stealing credit and debit card data from U.S. ATMs at the highest rate in 20 years, according to recent data from ...
Saturday, 05 September 2015
Mississippi Business Journal EMV chip offers safe haven from credit, debit card counterfeiting Mississippi Business Journal Banks are especially upbeat about the change despite the huge ...
Thursday, 03 September 2015
WKMG Orlando Chip credit cards: Can they be hacked? WKMG Orlando Occasionally there's weird $2 or $3 charges associated with a gas station or an ATM or something else like that. Well, ...
Thursday, 27 August 2015
UAE: Five Europeans arrested in ATM card scam case Gulf Digital News Ajman, UAE: The Ajman police have arrested a gang of five European men involved in stealing credit card details of ...
Monday, 24 August 2015
5 steal ATM card data with chip, arrested Yahoo! Maktoob News The Europeans were involved in robbing bank customers after stealing credit card data with the help of a chip. The Ajman Police ...
Monday, 24 August 2015
Techworm New ATM hack "shimmer" fits in perfectly invisible inside the ATM card slot Techworm Experts conclude that the crooks are attacking those ATMs which easily accept the magnetic ...
Thursday, 20 August 2015
CBC.ca Debit card fraud affects New Brunswick RBC clients CBC.ca Drew-Lytle said chip and PIN technology has made it impossible to "skim" cards, where the card's magnetic stripe is copied. ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Credit Union Times Diebold Addresses Shimmer ATM Threat Credit Union Times “But there may be some instances in which banks are doing this checking incorrectly or not at all during some ...
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Credit Union Times ATM Shimmer Devices May Crack EMV Cards Credit Union Times “But there may be some instances in which banks are doing this checking incorrectly or not at all during some ...
Saturday, 15 August 2015
Geek This card skimmer is so slim it was hidden inside the card slot Geek You might be able to avoid some card skimmers by checking an ATM for obvious signs of tampering before using it. ...
Thursday, 13 August 2015
TechCrunch New ATM “Shimmer” Fits Invisibly Inside The Card Slot TechCrunch The wily ATM hackers are at it again with a new form of card data gathering system, a “shimmer.” These super-thin ...
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Krebs on Security Chip Card ATM 'Shimmer' Found in Mexico Krebs on Security But there may be some instances in which banks are doing this checking incorrectly or not at all during some ...
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Krebs on Security Chip Card ATM 'Shimmer' Found in Mexico Krebs on Security But there may be some instances in which banks are doing this checking incorrectly or not at all during some ...
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
1 of 4 accused in ATM theft reaches plea bargain - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI ... WQOW TV News 18 Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - One of four young men accused in the theft of an ATM machine from ...
Monday, 20 July 2015
KAKE How to spot a credit card skimmer - 13WMAZ.com 13WMAZ "Now they are almost indistinguishable from what you normally see at a gas pump or ATM, okay took my card, gives my car back, ...
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
More Than "Chip-and-Pin" Is Needed to Fend Off Card Fraud Forbes In other countries outside of the US, magnetic strips have been replaced with embedded chips and the forgeable customer ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
TechCrunch Europay, MasterCard, Visa: A Primer TechCrunch EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, is a global standard for authenticating credit and debit card transactions ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Emirates 24/7 ATM thefts: Saudis plan 'new chip' technology to destroy money Emirates 24/7 Saudi authorities are currently studying implementation of a new technique to prevent robbery ...
Monday, 20 April 2015
Wired Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards? Wired Banks across the US are in the middle of rolling out a new type of secure credit and debit card to customers, while retailers are ...
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Bankrate.com 'Chip-penning' of cards is upon us Bankrate.com One of the most common ways that thieves commit debit card fraud is by stealing debit card numbers by hacking merchants, or ...
Friday, 13 February 2015
Charges filed in ATM theft Leader-Telegram CHIPPEWA FALLS — A second person has been charged with the theft of an ATM from the Paradise Shores resort near Lake Holcombe. Jonathan W. Hamilton, ...
Wednesday, 11 February 2015
TechTarget Will Chip and PIN technology boost payment card transaction security? TechTarget The banks worry most about that because they can't reverse ATM fraud to any merchant; the ATM ...
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
NOW Bath Police Seek Identities Of Men After Bath ATM Fraud NOW Bath Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public's help to identify three men they want to talk to regarding chip ...
Monday, 02 February 2015
Credit Cards Need Chip and PIN Protection Huffington Post We take out cash from the ATM, shop online, and pay our bills using passwords and PIN codes we can recite from memory. Surely ...
Thursday, 15 January 2015
Wall Street Journal Why New Credit Cards May Fall Short on Fraud Control Wall Street Journal This proves that bankers live in a world of their own. We all use PINs for ATM machines, passwords ...
Monday, 05 January 2015
... think also about the card-not-present channel,” Balfany told MPD CEO Karen Webster in an interview. EMV is a step in solving the .... “Clean ...  ...
Monday, 29 December 2014
American Banker Downside of EMV Adoption: Hackers May Shift Focus to Banks American Banker Banks have not been completely bypassed by cybercriminals, of course. According to the Identity ...
Thursday, 25 December 2014
GhanaWeb New ATM fraud hits Ghana GhanaWeb This new form of advanced cybercrime, is committed by some fraudsters who insert audiovisual micro-chips into ATM machines to pick sound and ...
Monday, 08 December 2014
Data Breach Barrage Chips Away Westchester Shoppers' Sense of Security The Daily Voice The number of hacks has topped 600 in the last year alone, according to the Identity Theft Resource ...
Monday, 08 December 2014
EDITORIAL: Credit cards finally charging into the future Courier & Press Next holiday season, odds are you'll make some credit card purchases differently, using a newly issued Visa ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Their Take: Chips will make credit cards safer Orlando Sentinel If consumers believe they are more likely to become victims of fraud and identity theft, they are less likely to want to ...
Friday, 28 November 2014
Chippewa Herald Man charged in Lake Holcombe ATM theft Chippewa Herald A Chippewa County Sheriff's Department investigator interviewed a man at the Rusk County Sheriff's Department about ...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NewsNet5.com Retailers and banks need to make the switch to safer credit and debit cards ConsumerReports.org When you go holiday shopping and swipe your credit card at the register, you ...
Friday, 21 November 2014
ASSIGNMENT 13: Police bust financial conspiracy crime WEAU Court records show Johnson is now facing nearly 30 charges in Chippewa County and three in Eau Claire County, including organizer ...
Thursday, 13 November 2014
Forbes Is The US Finally Accelerating A Move To Chip And Pin? Forbes Issuing the order, Obama said identity theft is America's single fastest-growing crime with over 100 million Americans ...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Fox News Obama Announces Measures Against Identity Theft, Fraud Fox Business The Obama administration also endorsed a move toward the use of Personal Identification Numbers, such as those ...
Friday, 17 October 2014
The Malay Mail Online ATM hacking made easy with RM100 Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: A cybercrime expert said all you need is a RM100 chip, some technical knowledge and free malware ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Gang steals RM3m from ATMs The Star Online The thieves are believed to have cloned bank credentials into Europay-Mastercard-Visa (EMV) chips on subscriber identification module (SIM) cards ...
Monday, 29 September 2014
Why chip-enabled bank cards won't stop theft Network World A printed circuit in the chip-and-pin card along with the ATM-like pin makes the card more secure than just a stripe because, ...
Monday, 15 September 2014
Firstpost Questions unanswered: Is Apple Pay secure enough to calm privacy fears? Firstpost Apple Pay has been touted as one of the most secure methods of cashless payments, outdoing standard ...
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Surbiton fraudsters spared prison after £1.6m chip and pin scam Your Local Guardian Police estimated the loss to the hospitality industry from their fraud at £1.64m. The cousins were ordered ...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
The multimillion-dollar ATM-fraud industry: what you need to know Day News Last month, the European ATM Security Team (EAST) published its latest European fraud report after another busy ...
Friday, 01 August 2014
... Nor is there a final solution for memory scraping offered by the retail industry's migration to the EMV (Europay ...    ...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Convenience Store Decisions Don't be a Target for Hackers Convenience Store Decisions Today, magnetic cards are swiped through a card reader, but chip-and-pin cards will be placed inside ...
Friday, 18 July 2014
South Cotswolds Gazette Appeal after attempted cash machine theft at Chipping Sodbury's Waitrose store South Cotswolds Gazette AN investigation has been launched after thieves tried to ...
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Gazette Series Appeal after attempted cash machine theft at Chipping Sodbury's Waitrose store Gazette Series AN investigation has been launched after thieves tried to steal money from ...
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Target Breach Hit Credit Unions Hardest, Fuels Push for EMV Card Adoption BizTech Magazine But credit unions, more than any other financial services segment, were hit hardest by the breach, ...
Thursday, 03 July 2014
Banks Lose N159 Billion to Cyber Crime AllAfrica.com The organisation, however, added that the successful switch from magnetic stripe for automated teller machine (ATM) cards in 2009 to ...
Monday, 23 June 2014
NorthJersey.com Coming soon to your wallet and stores — chip cards NorthJersey.com There are some 1.7 billion credit and debit cards used in the U.S. and more than 12,000 financial institutions ...
Monday, 23 June 2014
'Watch out for fraudsters with biometric cards' Trinidad Guardian “The whole issue of identity theft is that payments would not go through unless you are the person whose fingerprint matches ...
Sunday, 22 June 2014
Most US credit cards will have microchips by end of 2015 Computerworld Banks and financial companies will also need to replace or upgrade ATM machines to support EMV. Some retail groups ...
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Study Suggests EMV Cards Not So Secure Business Solutions Magazine A pre-play attack is “indistinguishable from card cloning from the standpoint of the logs available to the card-issuing ...
Monday, 09 June 2014
SunHerald.com Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards SunHerald.com ... be a big security improvement, they wouldn't have stopped the hackers from breaching Target's computer systems ...
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
PYMNTS.com Cambridge Study: EMV Secure? 'Nonce-sense' PYMNTS.com “More than a year after our initial responsible disclosure of these flaws to the banks, action has only been taken to mitigate ...
Monday, 26 May 2014
MasterCard, Visa renew push for chip cards Business In Savannah ... be a big security improvement, they wouldn't have stopped the hackers from breaching Target's computer systems where ...
Sunday, 25 May 2014
Washington Post Visa, MasterCard continue push for chip cards Dallas Morning News Those hackers also stole the personal information, including names and addresses, of as many as 70 million ...
Saturday, 24 May 2014
Flaws In EMV Chip And PIN Undercut Security Dark Reading The researchers added that they know of at least one "likely case" of a related skimming attack in the wild, and warned that "the ...
Friday, 23 May 2014
The Standard Digital News Researchers Find Serious Problems in Chip and PIN EMV Implementation ... Threatpost “This variant of the pre-play attack may be carried out by malware in an ATM ...
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
SC Magazine UK Chip and skim - major card security flaws SC Magazine UK The Cambridge team have also found a second design flaw in the EMV specification that allows attackers to use 'man-in-the ...
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
SmartMetric Says the Vulnerability of Chip Cards to Cloning Shows the Need for ... Wall Street Journal What the security researchers have discovered is a protocol failure that would allow ...
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Fresno Bee US slowly playing catch-up on secure credit cards Fresno Bee Compared to the rest of the world, the card technology in the average American's wallet — that black magnetic stripe ...
Sunday, 11 May 2014
Daily Mail Mastermind behind a £7.5million ATM scam flees to avoid 10-year jail term Daily Mail Self-taught computer fraudster Maxwell Parsons, 48, was sentenced to ten years in jail after ...
Saturday, 10 May 2014
Hawai'i State Federal Credit Union releases EMV bank cards Hawaii News Now The chip is encrypted for stronger security and protection against fraud when used at EMV-enabled point-of-sale ...
Thursday, 01 May 2014
... the EMV standards compliance on card payments stating that members will bear any responsibility should debit and credit cards with magnetic strips be ...  ...
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
... to upgrade their ATMs and the cards to be EMV complaints. EMV is essentially a global standard for cards with enhanced security features ...    ...
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
MarketWatch How to spot credit-card skimmers MarketWatch In 2011, the average loss due to ATM skimming was $50,000, according to the Aite Group, a Boston-based research firm. That's up ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
EMV Is Coming. But Is It Too Little, Too Late? InformationWeek There are two fundamental transaction types: card present (the card holder is physically present at the time of the transaction, ...
Monday, 17 March 2014
Special Report: Is Your Card Next? WDIO-TV Identity theft is a $50-billion dollar a year industry. The magnetic stripe on the back of credit and debit cards typically ... Use debit cards ...
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Does the US have enough protection against credit card theft? KGWN One security expert believes it started with a malware-infected email sent to employees at an HVAC firm based in Sharpsburg, ...
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Why retailers aren't protecting you from hackers Hartford Business It will cost at least $8 billion to upgrade the nation's 610 million credit cards, 520 million debit cards, 15 million ...
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
... card had EMV chip technology, a more secure system currently in use in Europe. ... A skimmer is a device fixed to the front of an ATM or ...    ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
Target Hack A Tipping Point In Moving Away From Magnetic Stripes WLRN The credit and debit card data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus compromised at least 70 million American consumers, ...
Thursday, 23 January 2014
Could EMV Have Prevented Recent Security Breaches? CSNews Online EMV guidelines state that retailers must upgrade their point-of-sale (POS) equipment by Oct. 1, 2015 for in-store transactions, ...
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Credit Union Times Threat of the Week: Experts Predict ATM Fraud Explosion Credit Union Times “As it's likely that U.S. ATM acquirers will continue to accept both EMV and mag stripe cards ...
Tuesday, 17 December 2013
New Tech to Curb Rising ATM Fraud AllAfrica.com Kenya: New Tech to Curb Rising ATM Fraud. By Marybeth Wangui, 24 October 2013. 96 per cent of all ATM's across the country have been upgraded to the Europay ...
Thursday, 24 October 2013
US EMV migration and the fight against fraud Banktech A report from the European ATM Security Team in April 2013 found that five European countries had seen an increase in the number of ...
Friday, 23 August 2013
130. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2013
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... to migrate to EMV chip cards. Police in India have requested assistance from Bulgarian officials following ATM skimming incidents. Six Taiwanese nationals were arrested in the Philippines on suspicion ...
Saturday, 20 July 2013
Check your bank statements warning after Gloucestershire woman's card cloned ... South West Business "We would remind all card holders that one of the most important things they can do ...
Thursday, 18 July 2013
Indian banks not yet ready to issue EMV standard cards CIOL Credit/debit card skimming is one of the major concerns of the financial industry's and often results in forms of identity theft, ...
Tuesday, 02 July 2013
Compromise Needed on US EMV Adoption Plan American Banker (subscription) In turn, they cloned new cards using that stolen data to ultimately cash out those cards at ATMs worldwide. U.S. ...
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
134. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - May 2013
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... ATM skimming in Australia prompted police to encourage the industry to accelerate the migration to EMV chip cards. Two Bulgarian nationals were arrested in Thailand and cards containing data compromised ...
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
EMV migration imperative for secure banking InformationWeek India Offline/ card-present transactions: In the world of physical points of sale (POS) including ATMs, cloned cards and lost/ ...
Friday, 14 June 2013
'EVM cards are more secure than magnetic strip cards' CIOL Hon Kuan Lee: Banks across the world are facing challenges to keep credit, debit and ATM card away from fraud. As per data released ...
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
The week in security: AusCERT 2013 dominates Cyber Security Awareness Week CSO Magazine The Queensland Police were pressing banks to boost the rollout of ATM chip technology to reduce ...
Monday, 27 May 2013
AusCERT 2013: Police urge banks to install ATM chip technology Computerworld Australia Australians will continue to be the target of ATM skimming by international crime syndicates unless ...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
139. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - March 2013
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... very much back as a key fraud category. The benefit to perpetrators within regions with large EMV chip card deployments, is that fraud spend can be perpetrated with the genuine card within the country ...
Thursday, 25 April 2013
ATM fraud warning as thieves rip-off Echo reporter for £1000 in Cheltenham This is Gloucestershire WHEN a cash ATM in Cheltenham swallowed Echo reporter Joe Lane's debit card, he thought ...
Thursday, 11 April 2013
New technology to curb ATM fraud rolls out in September The Standard Digital News The new technology to be rollout soon will make it more difficult for fraudsters to have unauthorised ...
Thursday, 04 April 2013
Wall Street Journal MasterCard Pins ATM Fraud on Owners Wall Street Journal MasterCard's first big deadline comes at a time when ATM fraud is a rising concern, particularly a process known ...
Tuesday, 02 April 2013
143. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - February 2013
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... have EMV chip support) are increasingly being used for fraud spend in the US. Local administrators in Cebu, Philippines appealed to banks to increase ATM fraud resistance. Skimming suspects from Sri Lanka ...
Friday, 15 March 2013
Hindu Business Line Banks take steps to make credit card payments more safe Hindu Business Line ... sending SMS and email alerts regarding card-based transactions. This comes even as the ...
Friday, 01 March 2013
News1130 Criminals find way around bank and credit card improvements News1130 “What they are doing is trying to skim cards in Canada while they still can, as we're still finishing up our ...
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
How credit card frauds take place Business Standard Come July, cards with an embedded chip and a compulsory pin (like that used for ATM transactions) will be made mandatory in India. This ...
Sunday, 17 February 2013
BBC News Has chip and pin had its day? BBC News "Wherever you've got an interface between money and the customer you've got an opportunity that criminals can exploit," said DCI Dave Carter ...
Saturday, 19 January 2013
148. ATM Fraud and Security Monthly Digest - November 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... ATM skimming devices and made arrests in November. The suspects had perpetrated fraud spend at ATMs which were not EMV Chip enabled. Bulgarian customs officers seized a shipment of ATM skimming devices ...
Thursday, 20 December 2012
Daily Mail Through the keypad: CCTV image from secret camera Romanian fraudster used ... Daily Mail Fraudsters skim cards using a device that is fitted to a cash machine or to a chip and ...
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
MTN, Warid Hit By New Cyber Fraud AllAfrica.com According to the police, the four, identified as Katsarski Milen, Adrian Dimitrov, Ivan Ganchev Emilov, and Ivonov Anton, would use a microchip ...
Friday, 12 October 2012
MTN, Warid hit by new cyber fraud The Observer According to the police, the four, identified as Katsarski Milen, Adrian Dimitrov, Ivan Ganchev Emilov, and Ivonov Anton, would use a microchip ...
Friday, 12 October 2012
MasterCard plans shift to EMV-enabled ATMs by 2016 Contactless News With most merchants expected to adopt contactless EMV card readers before the end of 2015, ATMs could become a target ...
Thursday, 11 October 2012
Sydney Morning Herald Flaw allows cloning of ATM cards, researchers warn GMA News A flaw in the "chip-and-pin" setup used by automated teller machine (ATMs) —the same technology used by ...
Thursday, 13 September 2012
BBC News Cambridge researchers reveal another EMV protocol risk to payment cards ComputerworldUK Many automated teller machines (ATMs) and point-of-sale (POS) terminals fail to properly ...
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Security flaw in Chip and PIN exposed Information Age Every time a Chip and PIN card is used to make a payment or withdraw cash from an ATM via the EMV standard, an Unpredictable Number ...
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Massive payment card upgrade has mixed results in Australia Computerworld Fitting an ATM for EMV, which can involve hardware and software upgrades, is not trivial. Making an ATM EMV-compliant ...
Sunday, 05 August 2012
Massive Payment Card Upgrade Has Mixed Results in Australia PCWorld If a customer's ATM card has been skimmed and a counterfeit card is made, "there's no way for a bank to tell whether ...
Sunday, 05 August 2012
Industry group formed to guide U.S. payment card upgrade CSO The transition to EMV is daunting: payment terminals must be replaced, EMV payment cards must be issued to customers and ATMs ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
159. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
ATM Skimming / Skimming / EFTPOS Compromise ATM skimming remained the most common type of ATM fraud detected globally in June although countries with mature EMV chip deployments appeared to continue ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Artema Hybrid point-of-sale devices can be hacked remotely, researchers say CSO An EMV-enabled ATM or PoS will verify the authenticity of both the PIN number and the data stored on the ...
Friday, 13 July 2012
Business Insider Our Obsolete ATM System Is Putting More Consumers At Risk For Fraud Business Insider Though U.S. banks are adept at catching fraud after the fact by tracking card usage, ...
Thursday, 05 July 2012
ATM Fraud Refunds May Not Come Quickly, If at All PCWorld ATM Fraud Refunds May Not Come Quickly, If at All. By Jeremy ... even if a card doesn't have the chip, allowing fraudsters to ...
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
... challenge happens dynamically.” Other examples include moving ATM cards and credit cards away from the magnetic strip, in favor of cryptographic EMV ...  ...
Thursday, 31 May 2012
164. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... and a more than $360,000 in losses have been reported. ATM skimming in Singapore has prompted banks to accelerate migration to EMV Chip and PIN cards. In Uganda, two Bulgarian suspects were arrested for ...
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Improved security features, processes to curb ATM skimming ZDNet Asia By Ellyne Phneah , ZDNet Asia on March 19, 2012 (2 hours ago) Financial industry's move toward chip-based technology for ATM ...
Monday, 19 March 2012
Straits Times DBS stepping up replacement of ATM cards Straits Times DBS is replacing ATM cards with debit cards - containing more secure chips - in larger batches and at a faster rate, ...
Monday, 27 February 2012
167. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - January 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
ATM Skimming / Skimming / EFTPOS Compromise ATM skimming continued to spread globally in January, particularly in areas that have not fully implemented EMV Chip. Of note were apparent increases ...
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Kenyan tech innovators seek to stem rising ATM fraud Business Daily Africa By RAWLINGS OTINI (email the author) Rising unemployment due to high population growth and sluggish economic ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
169. Ecobank secures debit cards - The Star
(News/ATM Technology)
Ecobank secures debit cards The Star The microprocessor enhancessecurity against the use of skimmed or stolen account data, a trend that is gaining ground with ATM fraud cases in the country. ...
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Singapore: Secure Chips for All ATM Cards by 2014 Singapore. All ATM cards will have a smart chip installed by 2014, in a move that should significantly reduce the threat of fraud...
Saturday, 21 January 2012
Straits Times All ATM cards to have secure smart chips installed by 2014 Straits Times Secure chips are part of a range of additional security steps announced this week by the banking ...
Friday, 20 January 2012
Edible Microchips, Biometric Identity Systems And Mind Reading Computers Right Side News Imagine you will be able to walk up to an ATM machine to securely withdraw money by simply speaking ...
Wednesday, 18 January 2012
Addressing Card Skimming at the Point of Sale—PCI and EMV Chip Technology PYMNTS.com Card skimming can happen in a number of ways, typically at an ATM or other unattended POS terminal. ...
Thursday, 12 January 2012
174. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - December 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud / Leaving Transaction Live Europe continued to experience a large number of cash trapping and card trapping incidents during December. A UK judge accused ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Straits Times Stealing ATM card data is all too easy, say experts Straits Times The best prevention against ATM fraud is to switch to a smart card technology that would entail embedding ...
Saturday, 07 January 2012
'Sullying a nation' Oxford Mail Costantin Procopciuc, 20, used a device known as a 'Lebanese loop' to steal money from cash machines in Banbury and Chipping Norton. At Oxford Crown Court ...
Friday, 23 December 2011
ATM fraud drops by 99% as CBN sets up E-Fraud Forum Vanguard He said, “The ATM Fraud Prevention Group convened earlier this year, was successfully able to drive down ATM fraud incidences ...
Thursday, 22 December 2011
Cartwright sentenced for mail, identity theft Chippewa Herald In a separate complaint, Cartwright was accused of using someone else's ATM card to make fraudulent transactions. He denied ...
Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Identity theft charges filed against Cartwright Chippewa Herald In a separate complaint, Cartwright is charged with identity theft for financial gain, misdemeanor theft, two counts of ...
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Daily Markets How Smart Credit Cards Could Have Prevented Largest Identity Fraud Case In US ... Daily Markets MasterCard told ATM owners that those who don't upgrade their ATMs to accept ...
Thursday, 20 October 2011
181. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... The reserve Bank of India (RBI) has requested that banks improve ATM security and plan to implement EMV chip technology. Arrests in the US for ATM skimming included a suspect from Moldova. Police in Kuwait ...
Friday, 14 October 2011
Identity Theft Bust Exposes Need For 'Smart' Credit Cards Huffington Post When authorities announced Friday that they had charged more than 100 people in a massive identity fraud operation, ...
Monday, 10 October 2011
A more common sense approach to security is required Security Park In the real world we regularly use Chip and Pin to make a purchase in the high street, or withdraw cash from an ATM. ...
Thursday, 22 September 2011
MasterCard Clarifies EMV Policies Credit Union Times In an email, Eisen offered additional clarification: “On September 1, MasterCard announced it will extend its existing EMV liability ...
Wednesday, 07 September 2011
185. How to Combat ATM Crime
(Articles/ATM fraud)
... by introducing EMV smartcards (also known as chip cards). Implementation of EMV cards cuts down crime by reducing the possibilities of stealing magnetic stripe data: 90% of European ATMs are now EMV compliant. ...
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
Legacy Support Leaves Chip-And-PIN Vulnerable InformationWeek Attackers who can attach a skimming device to the point-of-sale (POS) terminal can control the security negotiation between ...
Monday, 01 August 2011
Jaunted Dear US Banks: Travelers Need Chip-and-Pin Credit Cards Right Now. Stat. Pronto. Jaunted Then we got a little panicky, then we got lost in underground Schiphol, then we found an ...
Monday, 01 August 2011
Legacy Support Leaves Chip-And-PIN Vulnerable, Researcher Says Dark Reading Attackers who can attach a skimming device to the point-of-sale terminal can control the security negotiation ...
Sunday, 31 July 2011
VietNamNet Bridge Chip maker hopes to meet local demand VietNamNet Bridge The factory will focus on making chips for use in smart cards like personal identification cards, driving licences, ...
Monday, 04 July 2011
Finextra Fraud migrates away, as ATM EMV roll out nears completion Finextra The EMV roll out at European ATMs is virtually complete and the European ATM Security Team (EAST) has just released ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Chip technology tackling credit card fraudsters NEWS.com.au Mr Arnold says a new technology, introduced by New Zealand's BNZ but not available here, is liquid encryption number technology. ...
Sunday, 12 June 2011
Asian Correspondent New card technology could usher new age in ATM security Asian Correspondent HSBC ATM booth at Times Square basement, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo credit: wikimedia.org ...
Friday, 10 June 2011
Business Standard Chip-based cards will cut the risk of fraud when you go shopping Business Standard The RBI panel has also suggested that an alternative to PIN, which is used for ATM ...
Wednesday, 08 June 2011
Africa: UBA Bank Issues New ATM Cards AllAfrica.com "Fraud is on the increase through card cloning. We are doing this because it is difficult to clone a chip unlike a magnetic stripe." ...
Wednesday, 08 June 2011
195. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... German customers. Fraud spend from ATM skimming in Europe is increasingly outside of Europe due to the large deployment of EMV chip readers. Many US states reported ATM skimming during May. Ram Raid ...
Tuesday, 07 June 2011
Aging Card Technology Drives Rise In Credit Fraud NPR by NPR Staff A man puts a card into an ATM in North Carolina last year. A recent study found that nearly a third of American consumers ...
Friday, 03 June 2011
197. ATM security on cards - The Standard
(News/ATM Technology)
Central Michigan Life ATM security on cards The Standard Special technology is used on a chip card, with information stored in the chip. The card is protected by additional security features ...
Wednesday, 01 June 2011
TechCentral Card fraud persists, despite chip technology TechCentral During the year, banks seized 189 handheld and 36 ATM-mounted skimming devices. But criminals are increasingly working ...
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Credit card vulnerability still alive and well - AusCERT 2011 CIO Magazine With this paper clip, he said the device could become a Trojan with enough data harvested from every transaction ...
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Saskatoon police investigating recent pin-pad thefts StarPhoenix Six businesses in Saskatoon have had their pin pads switched with a skimming device so the fraudsters can gather the account ...
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
ABC30.com CONSUMER REPORTS: Contactless cards security problems ABC30.com But they don't necessarily need to get you at the ATM machine. Tiny computer chips implanted in your card are ...
Monday, 16 May 2011
202. Plastic money - Jakarta Post
(News/ATM Technology)
Jakarta Post Plastic money Jakarta Post Bank Indonesia has announced plans to upgrade the security of ATM facilities by adopting newer chip technology, in a move worth Rp 2 trillion to ...
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Sony data breach: 100m reasons to beef up security ComputerWeekly.com This protects corporate information assets at a level similar to that which Chip and PIN cards provide for banking ...
Tuesday, 03 May 2011
10 Connects ATM frauds: Banks have to reimburse withdrawals Hindustan Times Countries such as Canada and in Europe companies are switching over from a magnetic strip (on the ATM card) ...
Saturday, 23 April 2011
Suspect Charged in Dipsy Doodles ATM Fraud Patch.com Plainville man allegedly used empty bag of corn chips to make phoney deposit, withdraw funds from Farmington Bank. By John Howell | ...
Thursday, 21 April 2011
... and testament to the investment that has been made in the migration to EMV to date. ...  ...
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Daily Mail Credit cards get a security boost as two big US banks announce trial of 'chip ... Daily Mail This has become a multi-billion-dollar problem for the banks, as most have a policy ...
Saturday, 16 April 2011
208. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... including ATM skimming. Reports from Australia claim that eastern European criminals specifically target the country due to the lack of widespread EMV adoption. Hand held skimming was reported by various ...
Wednesday, 06 April 2011
Payment industry calls for EMV-compliant ATMs iT News Pearce attributed the rise to a “spike” in point-of-sale and ATM skimming; however, NSW Detective Superintendent Commander Colin Dyson ...
Sunday, 03 April 2011
... fraudsters talking to NSW Police. Criminals say Australia is a soft target because its banks currently do not incorporate EMV ...  ...
Sunday, 27 March 2011
... spot and uses the machines to power itself. EMV cards talk to payment terminals via application protocol data ...  ...
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
The Ever-Elusive Mobile Wallet: Why NFC Chips Are Overhyped And Will Underdeliver TechCrunch I have an NFC chip in my Chase ATM/Visa card (they call it Blink), and I have never once used ...
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Daily Mail The future of banking? The credit card that will read out your balance Daily Mail The user presses the 'regular credit' or 'request rewards' button before paying Europe moved ...
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
UK Banks Report Lower Online Banking and Card Payment Losses PCWorld By tampering with a terminal, criminals could intercept the chip's copy of the data and put it on the magnetic stripe ...
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
Daily Mail Now banks ignore the rules on chip and PIN fraud Daily Mail Student Laura McAleer, 19, suspects she was shoulder-surfed while using a cash machine during her lunch hour. Later ...
Tuesday, 08 March 2011
The Irish Times - Monday, March 7, 2011 Irish Times “I rang AIB on the Saturday and was told that AIB had just launched a new policy to combat fraud. Essentially it limits withdrawals ...
Sunday, 06 March 2011
Two men charged with fraud after credit card scam The Press, York An alternative scam involved cards being skimmed and cloned abroad and then used in this country, where foreign cards ...
Thursday, 03 March 2011
BNI Prepares US$ 50 Million for ATM Chip Technology Tempo Interaktif TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:PT Bank Negara Indonesia has allocated US$ 50 million to implement its chip-based technology ...
Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Vanguard Nigeria: CBN Sanctions Erring Banks Over ATM Breaches AllAfrica.com Non-compliance with migration to EMV after September 30, 2010 will attract a fine of 50000 and the issuer will ...
Wednesday, 09 February 2011
Smart Card Alliance Outlines EMV Roadmap Options for US Payments Industry PR-USA.net (press release) An overview of changes required in the issuing, acquiring/processing, merchant and ...
Tuesday, 08 February 2011
A Mountain Reflection: Credit Card Security and Privacy The Epoch Times There is a push to implement the technology in the United States, partly to improve vulnerabilities in the existing ...
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
13 million people in the UK have been affected by card fraud Finextra Although tampered ATM and Chip and PIN machines can facilitate card cloning, letting your cards disappear out of sight ...
Monday, 24 January 2011
Banks to adopt chip based ATMs, says RBI Rupee Times Reserve Bank of India, in a move to bring some check on the rising cyber fraud has insisted that banks switch over to chip based ATM ...
Sunday, 23 January 2011
RBI eyes chip to cap ATM fraud, save clients Indian Express Concerned over rising incidents of cyber frauds, the RBI will soon ask banks to shift to chip-based ATM cards from the existing ...
Friday, 21 January 2011
RBI wants banks to shift to chip-based ATMs to check fraud Economic Times MUMBAI: Concerned over rising incidents of cyber frauds, the RBI will soon ask banks to shift to chip- based ATM ...
Friday, 21 January 2011
MSN Money UK Credit card fraud hits a quarter of UK adults Creditcards.co.uk The report also showed that most victims of card fraud had the magnetic strip on their card cloned at an ATM ...
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
shropshirestar.com 13m Britons are card fraud victims The Press Association One in five victims of card fraud said they had the magnetic strip on their card cloned at an ATM or chip and ...
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Norwich named as card fraud hot spot Norwich Evening News The average amount stolen was £337, with 43pc of the victims having their cards cloned at an ATM or via chip and pin, while a ...
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Barbecue Chips, ATM Taken From Beacon Hill Restaurant WCVB-TV BOSTON -- A Beacon Hill restaurant was the victim of a robbers who were apparently both hungry and looking for cash. Jagg ...
Friday, 14 January 2011
Brothers jailed for bank scam that involved Chippenham This is Wiltshire.co.uk Grigore, 36, and Ioan, 29, had been spotted on CCTV interfering with an ATM in Cirencester that had a skimming ...
Thursday, 16 December 2010
iwgazette.co.uk CARD CLONING DEVICE FOUND IN NEWPORT iwgazette.co.uk The introduction of Chip and PIN in 2006 has certainly helped to combat credit card fraud. But that was no piece of ...
Friday, 10 December 2010
Vanguard Introduction of EMV cards has reduced ATM fraud , Kyari Bukar Vanguard I will say categorically, that there has been serious reduction in the cases of ATM fraud in the country ...
Tuesday, 07 December 2010
Herald Scotland Why Christmas credit crime is on the cards Herald Scotland Experts are warning consumers to be on their guard against card fraud this festive season – and reports of a ...
Saturday, 04 December 2010
Bank Indonesia: Migration to Chip Needs Rp 2 Trillion Tempo Interaktif TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:Budi Rochadi, Bank Indonesia deputy governor, said the process to migrate ATM machines ...
Monday, 29 November 2010
Nigeria records 80b naira monthly volume on ATM transactions Afrique en Ligue The Valucard boss, however, noted that there had been a drastic reduction in the incidence of ATM fraud in ...
Friday, 26 November 2010
Mother, son accused of fraud of Hope Gospel Mission Chippewa Herald By THE HERALD Chippewa.com | Posted: Saturday, November 13, 2010 3:30 pm | (2) Comments A mother and her son have both ...
Saturday, 13 November 2010
Arrest of brothers near Chippenham in bank card scam North Wiltshire and Kennet Gazette & Herald When police searched their car they found a skimming device for fitting to a cash machine ...
Thursday, 11 November 2010
US Bank Card Holders A Target For Global Thieves FOX CT "EMV data technology would have addressed and probably prevented the Aldi data breach," said Randy Vanderhoof, executive of Smart ...
Sunday, 31 October 2010
Chipped Credit Cards The Trinidad Guardian Unlike the magnetic strips found in current credit cards, these chips cannot be duplicated and are tamper-resistant helping in preventing credit ...
Monday, 25 October 2010
... The success of EMV chip technology (the basis of chip and ...  ...
Monday, 18 October 2010
Hunt for credit card farudsters in Chippenham North Wiltshire and Kennet Gazette & Herald ... value of £1000 and paid for them in three separate transactions using an American Express ...
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Indian banks looking to smart card technology sQuidcard She told the news provider: "The ATM's card reader has to be changed, and all existing payment cards have to be replaced. "There ...
Friday, 24 September 2010
Clueless thieves caught in the act Sunshine Coast Daily CLUELESS thieves who ram-raided a Mooloolaba fish and chip shop in an attempt to steal an ATM not only left empty-handed, they were ...
Sunday, 12 September 2010
A Viable Solution to Wave of Skimming Finextra EFTPOS (electronic funds transfers at the point of sale) skimming occurs when the point of sale terminal is replaced with a skimming device. ...
Sunday, 29 August 2010
Moneycontrol.com McAfee widens Intel's path Seattle Times By integrating McAfee's anti-virus software, the world's biggest chip maker hopes to create a product that addresses the potential ...
Thursday, 19 August 2010
Malaysia Star How safe is your credit card? Malaysia Star ... payment card fraud and attempted fraud rates in Malaysia have dropped substantially following the migration from magnetic ...
Saturday, 14 August 2010
ATM/Chip and PIN machine deliveries going 'astray', fueling card fraud Infosecurity Magazine Last year, the firm says, card fraud in the UK was worth more than £440 million, more than ...
Wednesday, 04 August 2010
Opportunity for Nigerian banks to combat ATM fraud.   As a veteran and an expert in the subject matter, Mr. Douglas F. Russell, the Director, DFR Risk Management Limited, United Kingdom, has agreed ...
Friday, 16 July 2010
DigitalJournal.com Newest Attack on your Credit Card: ATM Shims NetworkWorld.com Card skimming threatens consumer confidence not only in the ATM channel, but in the financial institutions ...
Sunday, 11 July 2010
Personalizing the chip card Philippine Star Now, your credit card or ATM card doesn't have to look like everybody else's. In the first place, why should it? The age of the individual is ...
Sunday, 11 July 2010
Inventor spends years on smartcard to end ATM fraud Business Report A Krugersdorp man believes he has developed the world's first antidote to ATM fraud crime in South Africa - and globally ...
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
252. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - June 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Transaction Reversal Fraud / Denomination Fraud Suspects were arrested in the USA, perpetrating a type of transaction reversal fraud whereby cash is obtained from an ATM, but subsequently recredited ...
Thursday, 01 July 2010
Blue Bell Hill Shell garage fraudster jailed Kent News The court heard how De Montford, who came to the UK in 2001, cloned thousands of credit cards by inserting devices into pin entry ...
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Americans' PINs at risk for scams Atlanta Journal Constitution New chip-and-PIN cards have encrypted microprocessor chips that are more difficult to clone and require the user to enter ...
Saturday, 26 June 2010
Cloned cards used in local ATM thefts Indianapolis Star ... to do away with magnetic ATM cards and adopt cards embedded with tiny computer chips. "We just need to get away from this technology," ...
Friday, 25 June 2010
IT PRO Q&A: Detective Chief Inspector John Osibote on chip and PIN fraudsters IT PRO We talk to Detective Chief Inspector John Osibote about the DCPCU's recent work on catching four chip ...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Daily Mail Man jailed over chip and pin fraud The Press Association He said that if a figure of £1000 per cloned card was used, the potential loss ran to £35 million. De Montford came ...
Monday, 21 June 2010
More banks migrate to chip and pin cards NEXT "From a technology point of view the position is clear, the EMV card and the PIN can be proven to have been used in the ATM," Mr Love said. ...
Thursday, 10 June 2010
BankInfoSecurity.com Is US Ready for Chip & PIN? BankInfoSecurity.com ATM skimming has been a significant source of payment card fraud against US institutions and customers. But the US ...
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
ATM cards in line for security chips The Standard ... Julia Leung Fung-yee revealed yesterday the government is working with banks to strengthen card security in the wake of an ATM scam ...
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Times Online Revealed: the grubby tactics used by Santander to deny fraud refunds Times Online Yet police will not identify the thieves by obtaining evidence such as CCTV footage of a ...
Friday, 21 May 2010
Fraud: The moving target in Asia Business Times (subscription) Also with the new encrypted technology, it will be practically impossible to copy data from the chip onto a clone, further ...
Friday, 21 May 2010
FNB: We got this wrong Moneyweb The lesson here is chip and pin are less secure than old mag stripe as you now have to enter your pin on a keypad at the retailers counter, asnd ATM's [sic] ...
Thursday, 13 May 2010
ATM Market Buoyed by the Regulations Mandating Upgrades to EMV-complaint ... Newswire Today (press release) ATMs have to work seamlessly with other technology tools such as kiosks, mobile ...
Monday, 03 May 2010
Nationwide Cash Card customers unable to withdraw money abroad Times Online All the new cards will now have a chip which increases the level of protection against fraud and provides customers ...
Friday, 19 March 2010
STB System-on-Chip prevents hacking of pay-TV signals. ThomasNet Industrial News Room Widely used attacks include card cloning and emulating the card using a PC. To overcome these vulnerabilities ...
Wednesday, 17 March 2010
Halifax in Chippenham ram raided for cash Chippenham People By Lois_Avery Police are appealing for witnesses after a smash and grab ram raid at a Chippenham bank on Monday. A silver Ford ...
Wednesday, 10 March 2010
The Future of Fraud Protection? MainStreet It also prevents card thieves from “skimming” data from magnetic stripes and creating a new, cloned card using the stolen information. ...  ...
Tuesday, 02 March 2010
•Photos: Sun News Publishing Daily Sun In October 2003, InterSwitch ATM system took off, and life was better, until several rounds of fraud-related complaints started emerging. ...  ...
Monday, 01 March 2010
Jessica retrieves £5000 for reader after chip and pin nightmare Telegraph.co.uk In the early hours of the 23rd my brother and his friend visited a bar – what happened in our opinion is ...
Tuesday, 23 February 2010
Industry groups leap to Chip and PIN's defence Register The attack even works when the terminal is offline but isn't applicable to ATM machine cash withdrawals. It relies on the complexity ...
Thursday, 18 February 2010
BrickHouse Security Blog (blog) EMV hack may be overstated DigitalIDNews The combination fake card and stolen chip & PIN card cannot be used in an ATM for a cash withdrawal, as ATMs rely ...
Monday, 15 February 2010
ZDNet UK Major flaw discovered in Chip and PIN technology that could allow a fraudster ... SC Magazine UK He said: “It is not currently being used in the US but is being trialled in Canada, ...
Monday, 15 February 2010
ZDNet UK Chip and PIN technology seriously flawed Banking Times However, the method can't be used for ATM withdrawals and once a card has been cancelled by the issuer, no attack of this ...
Monday, 15 February 2010
ZDNet UK Chip and PIN 'not fit for purpose', says Cambridge researcher Wikinews The attack does not affect ATM transactions, which use different standards. Mark Bowerman, a spokesman for ...
Sunday, 14 February 2010
Digitaltrends.com Researchers Punch Huge Hole in European Payment Cards Digitaltrends.com The attack doesn't work at ATM machines, but does work for most other online or offline payment ...
Friday, 12 February 2010
MSN Money UK Chip and PIN flaw means stolen cards 'can be used without security code' Daily Mail At the time banks said the introduction of the PIN system would reduce card fraud because ...
Friday, 12 February 2010
Which? Chip and Pin system flawed - new card fraud risk Which? And we have received several complaints from consumers whose cases can't be explained away by shoulder surfing at a cash ...
Friday, 12 February 2010
Daily Mail 'Fatal flaw' in chip and PIN regime means stolen cards 'could be used without ... Daily Mail The security system, which cost more than £1billion to implement, was sold by the ...
Thursday, 11 February 2010
Pattaya Daily News Bangkok Bank Launches New “Smart Credit Card” Pattaya Daily News ... and virtually eliminates credit card fraud. ATM's read these chip (not the strip), which is then ...
Sunday, 07 February 2010
TWO men seen tampering with a cash machine at a Doncaster supermarket are ... The Star A skimming device, which is a false front that uses a chip to read card details, was found on ATM ...
Thursday, 04 February 2010
... phone, mail order or online were up generally in Africa, alongside fraud committed with genuinely issued cards that did not reach their recipients, this due to the introduction of the so EMV or chip card. ...
Wednesday, 03 February 2010
Capital FM Equity installs new ATM technology Capital FM ... stepped up security measures for all its cardholders by installing Europay-Mastercard-VISA (EMV) Technology in all its Automated ...
Monday, 01 February 2010
Customers' e-banking accounts safe, say lenders Jakarta Post ... strips on ATM cards, Jahja said BCA would consider the technology despite its incompatibility with some ATMs abroad, including ...
Friday, 22 January 2010
Pensioner wins £9000 in Abbey fraud wrangle This is Money It declined her request on the basis she had been negligent with her Pin while changing it at a cash machine in September. It ...
Friday, 22 January 2010
Norwich Evening News Cardiff becomes UK's card fraud capital IT PRO Cash point and chip and PIN-based cloning accounted for 17 per cent of all cases, according to the index, while almost ...
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
287. 2009 - Skimming Review
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
While it may be too early to prove the relationship between the global economic slowdown and ATM crime, ATM skimming activity certainly appeared to grow globally throughout 2009. The following article ...
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
sQuidcard Contactless payments 'could wipe out chip and pin' sQuidcard Australian analysis firm MWE Consulting noted that ATM withdrawals on debit cards have fallen to their lowest levels ...
Monday, 11 January 2010
EC card disaster: French manufacturer Gemalto takes responsibility The H However, magstripes in particular were to be decommissioned within the medium term to avoid problems like skimming ...
Thursday, 07 January 2010
German Banks Hope To Repair Faulty Cards Wall Street Journal While the ATM problem has largely been fixed in Germany and German point-of-sale terminals should accept the cards by Monday, ...
Wednesday, 06 January 2010
RTE.ie Carry Cash as Well as a Card, Says German Bank Association PC World Oberthur Technologies, a smart-card and ATM technology vendor based in France, said in a statement on Wednesday ...
Wednesday, 06 January 2010
Problems obtaining cash from German ATMs The H One of the reasons this kind of fraud is possible is because points of sale still have to support cards with magnetic strips. As a result, ...
Monday, 04 January 2010
Chip cards fail to prevent banking fraud boom iT News The Commonwealth Bank recently announced a raft of new measures designed to stem the problem, including anti-skimming devices across ...
Wednesday, 09 December 2009
Wired News VeriChip's Merger With Credit Monitoring Firm Worries Privacy Geeks Wired News He thought the VeriChip would be used as a built-in credit or ATM card. Indeed, in 2004, one of ...
Wednesday, 09 December 2009
Three years to catch up on payment security standards The Sheet And Visa has announced that it will start moving to universal chip and PIN technology for credit, debit and ATM transactions ...
Tuesday, 08 December 2009
Banks move to improve on e-payment services Vanguard ... interview that because of the rampant cases of ATM fraud, the ATM business had declined from the fast pace of growth it was associated ...
Tuesday, 01 December 2009
297. A growing problem - Wirtualna Polska
(News/ATM Technology)
A growing problem Wirtualna Polska Using a technique called "skimming," they scanned the magnetic strips of ATM cards employed in legitimate transactions and used the data to forge new ...
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
EMV Chip Cards Expected for Upscale US Cardholders TMCnet Some smaller merchants are refusing magnetic stripe cards from fear of fraud or confusion on the part of the store clerk. The ...
Monday, 16 November 2009
Eight Technology Letdowns CIO Insight RFID chips embedded in product packaging and ATM cards were supposed to do away with checkout lines. Not yet. Surgeons operating anywhere, via robotics, ...
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Chips 'not used for credit card fraud' CompareAndSave.com "If authorisation was made via a magnetic strip, this creates doubt about whether the original or a cloned card was used," the ...
Monday, 09 November 2009
Questions of Cash: Why is it still possible to use a cloned bank card? Independent Refusing to authorise payment from a cloned card would immediately reduce the amount of credit card fraud. ...
Friday, 06 November 2009
Money Letters: Keypads need protection too Times LIVE You mention in your article on ATM fraud "What to do when ATM fraud bites" (October 18), that the introduction of chip-based cards ...
Saturday, 24 October 2009
European ATM Security Team (EAST) report European EMV (Chip and PIN) roll out ... Allmediascotland Data compromise from cases of hacking or other fraud at data processors is another emerging ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
ATM card capture crime soars in EU; pressure grown on US to move to EMV Finextra Data compromise from cases of hacking or other fraud at data processors is another emerging threat that ...
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
305. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - September 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... The motivation to obtain the genuine card, rather than more commonly skimming the cards data, is likely to be the result of the wide issuance of EMV chip cards in the UK. One suspect in the UK was sentenced ...
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
ATM machines yet to smoothen e-banking BusinessDay The country's 24 banks have in the past months, been updating their customers ATM cards from the magnetic stipe to the EMV Chip and Pin ...
Monday, 05 October 2009
Credit card fraud outbreak in Wycombe area This is Local London “They obviously did not have my PIN number as otherwise they would have managed to extract big sums of money from the ATM ...
Friday, 25 September 2009
Card cloning: Garage raid Daily Gazette POLICE swooped on a petrol station to smash what is believed to be an alleged credit card cloning ring. About 20 officers, backed up by ...  ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Viet Nam News State bank weighs chip card move to head off international criminals Viet Nam News With these advantages, the world's main card alliances have recommended all countries use ...
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
VietNamNet Bridge Banks assess the cost of advancing card technology VietNamNet Bridge They have not yet considered replacing domestic ATM and point of sale cards. The bank staffer says ...
Friday, 21 August 2009
Chip card to replace magnetic card VOVNews.vn Most ATM cards in Vietnam now use magnetic security technology and only a small number of banks use chip security technology. This new technology ...
Thursday, 20 August 2009
Emerging alternatives to chip and PIN to tackle card fraud in the US TMCnet While chip cards cost $1.25 to $1.50 each, compared with 20 cents for magnetic stripe cards, the technology ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
VietNamNet Bridge Vietnam preparing to employ chip-card technology VietNamNet Bridge Currently, the majority of ATM cards in Vietnam are using magnetic technology for security, while only ...
Tuesday, 11 August 2009
Hackers Crack Nat'l ID Card; Gov't Plans to Forge On Infopackets With the help of another technology expert, Laurie was able to create a cloned card and change the data. Information included ...
Monday, 10 August 2009
Times Online Is it still safe to pay for petrol with your credit or debit card? Times Online ... Surrey, suspects that his card was cloned while paying in a shop because he has never used ...
Friday, 07 August 2009
Most banks not ready to meet ATM switch over deadline NEXT ... Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards to the required EMV (Europay mastercard Visa) technology-backed chip and PIN cards, ...
Tuesday, 28 July 2009
Card fraud: What to do if you are a victim Telegraph.co.uk This can be done by fitting a device to a cash machine and then used in shops which have not upgraded to chip and PIN technology. ...
Thursday, 23 July 2009
ATM unauthorised withdrawals: The right of bank customers under ... BusinessDay ... to refrain from issuing customers debit cards without the chip and pin technology. This directive was ...
Wednesday, 22 July 2009
319. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction Incidents of card trapping, mostly using Lebanese Loop type traps, increased significantly in June. A large number of reports from the UK included one in which ...
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Your word against the computer's! Gulf Daily News As soon as a new innovation comes out to curb crime, such as charge or credit card fraud, the criminal ...
Sunday, 12 July 2009
High-tech cards to prevent fraud Gulf Daily News CASES of card fraud are set to drop in Bahrain following the mass rollout of chip and PIN technology, ...
Saturday, 11 July 2009
•Photo: Sun News Publishing Daily Sun "The use of Smartcard technology would help the students to make transaction at the centre of the institution without standing on a long cue to pay ...
Monday, 06 July 2009
ibplc EMV Chip & PIN card technology BusinessDay Smart card technology adopts the embedding of integrated circuits which process data into plastic cards that are used for identification, ...
Monday, 29 June 2009
... director, ValuCard explained that in order to address the menace, Nigeria 's banking and financial industry must speed up the passage to EMV chip and ...  ...
Monday, 22 June 2009
325. The ATM card menace - NEXT
(News/ATM Technology)
The ATM card menace NEXT, Nigeria Addressing the banks, the circular said: “Recall that Section 1.4.2c of the e-banking guidelines issued in August 2003 by the CBN stipulates that 'in view ...
Friday, 19 June 2009
326. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - May 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
  Deposit / Cheque Fraud (Check Fraud) In CA (USA) sixty arrests were made in May for false deposit / fake cheque fraud valued at $500,000. The perpetrators acquired valid cards and PINs from ...
Friday, 19 June 2009
Nigeria: ATM Cards Fraud - Valuecard Boss Urges EMV Compliance All Africa ICT, Africa AS more Nigerians lament the hacking into their account via their ATM cards, Mr. Kyari Bukar, Managing ...
Friday, 19 June 2009
ATM cards fraud:Valuecard boss urges EMV compliance Vanguard, Nigeria In his presentation, Mr. Bukar also called on Risk Managers in financial institutions to take more proactive steps to ...
Thursday, 18 June 2009
ATMs to move beyond just cash Adelaidenow, Australia An Advertiser roundtable forum has been told that technology will revolutionise the humble ATM over the next few years. Australian Central ...
Sunday, 14 June 2009
Calypso Canada EMV Certification Allows Upgrade of Thousands of WELT ONLINE ... Gateway Services at Moneris added: "Moneris is working with many financial institutions, retailers and ...
Thursday, 11 June 2009
UK authorities consider chip-and-pin technology for ID cards The Paypers (abonnement) UK authorities are considering fitting UK-issued ID cards with chip and pin technology in order to ...
Thursday, 11 June 2009
Shamil set to launch secure credit cards AME Info, United Arab Emirates Bahrain-based Shamil Bank has reached the final stages of migrating customers to EMV chip-based credit and ATM card ...
Tuesday, 09 June 2009
Shamil's new chip-based cards on way Trade Arabia, Bahrain Shamil Bank, a leading Bahrain-based Islamic commercial and investment bank, has reached the final stages of migrating customers ...
Tuesday, 09 June 2009
Inside the Wallets of Experts Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand Participants at Visa's Asia Pacific Security Summit see how EMV chip cards are helping to drive the future of electronic ...
Sunday, 07 June 2009
335. Chip and pin ID cards? - RINF.COM
(News/ATM Technology)
Chip and pin ID cards? RINF.COM, UK ... it in to card readers and potentially use it in existing networks such as the ATM network. One of the issues on the table is whether we should introduce ...
Saturday, 06 June 2009
Who picks up the tab on card fraud? Channel 4 News, UK By Channel 4 News For the first time a case of “phantom withdrawal” from a cash machine went all the way to court - and the judge ...
Friday, 05 June 2009
NBB signs Sinnad smart card deal Trade Arabia, Bahrain "The new chip-based cards will significantly minimise card related fraud and provide much needed peace of mind to our customers when ...
Friday, 05 June 2009
Judge backs bank in chip-and-PIN cloning case ComputerworldUK, UK Mason, who specialises in digital evidence collection and has written about ATM fraud, said log files are secondary evidence ...
Thursday, 04 June 2009
ATM CRIME: Card skimmers raid accounts in Headington Oxford Mail, UK Abbey said evidence of tampering was found by its engineer who inspected the machine but no card cloning device was discovered. ...
Tuesday, 02 June 2009
More cards cloned at petrol stations in Dorset and Hampshire Bournemouth Daily Echo,  UK By julie magee » THREE petrol stations in Dorset and Hampshire are now at the centre of a police investigation ...
Tuesday, 02 June 2009
GARAGES IN CARD CLONING CLAIMS Bournemouth Daily Echo,  UK “I think the general perception is that card cloning does appear to be on the rise, simply because many more of us are using cards ...
Monday, 01 June 2009
Hertfordshire police link theft and card scam Times 24, UK As previously reported in the WHT, this year there have been 366 reports of card cloning from Cuffley villagers and those living ...
Friday, 22 May 2009
343. Image posed - Irish Independent
(News/ATM Technology)
Image posed Irish Independent, Ireland Other useful tips when using your card in a shop or at an ATM include the following: guard your pin number so no-one can see it; be aware of people ...
Thursday, 21 May 2009
Keep your flexible friend safe and swipe out fraud Irish Independent, Ireland Other useful tips when using your card in a shop or at an ATM include the following: guard your pin number so ...
Wednesday, 20 May 2009
RFID tagging: Chips with everything Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom Academics from Radboud University in Holland, for instance, found a way to hack the Oyster Cards used on London's Tube ...
Wednesday, 20 May 2009
346. Debit cards warning - Gulf Daily News
(News/ATM Technology)
Debit cards warning Gulf Daily News, Bahrain "And of course, it would make a significant difference if we had 'chip and PIN' in the region, because the Visa and mastercard rules are different ...
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
MasterCard in Licensing Pact US Banker, NY MasterCard Inc. has agreed to require suppliers of contactless and smart cards that use the EMV Integrated Circuit Card Specification to license ...
Monday, 18 May 2009
Heartland Data Breach: MasterCard Introduces 'Tamper-Resistant' Chip BankInfoSecurity.com, NJ MasterCard will use a cryptographic countermeasure technology in its smart credit cards to protect ...
Monday, 18 May 2009
mastercard in Licensing Pact American Banker (subscription), NY mastercard Inc. has agreed to require suppliers of contactless and smart cards that use the EMV Integrated Circuit Card Specification ...
Sunday, 17 May 2009
Ahli United Bank introduces new generation, chip-enabled debit cards ArabianBusiness.com (press release), United Arab Emirates Ahli United Bank BSC (AUB), one of Bahrain's leading banking ...
Sunday, 17 May 2009
351. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - April 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Transaction Reversal Fraud / Manipulation A joint ATM fraud operation between police and industry investigators in Trinidad & Tobago resulted in the arrest of three suspects perpetrating Transaction ...
Friday, 15 May 2009
... "white label" ATM to be certified. John Dominelli, President & CEO said, "Being the first in Canada to certify EMV transactions is a wonderful achievement. ...  ...
Thursday, 14 May 2009
Credit card lets users connect to corporate networks ComputerWeekly.com, UK It has the usual functionality of a credit card - chip and Pin, ATM and swipe card reader compatibility. Up to ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2009
Fight back against refusal to pay out on chip-and-PIN fraud claims Times Online, UK Emma Parker, of the FOS, says: “We have had alleged cases of card cloning, shoulder surfing [where someone ...
Friday, 08 May 2009
Card Cloning In Borough Of Broxbourne East Herts Herald 24, UK Police are currently not linking the theft of a chip and pin machine from Cuffley Service Station to the card cloning incidents. ...
Friday, 08 May 2009
Sri Lankans involved in UK credit card cloning Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka However, a Herts police spokeswoman added: "We are aware of card cloning incidents in the local area, but we are ...
Thursday, 07 May 2009
CREDIT CARD CLONING HITS CUFFLEY RESIDENTS Hertfordshire Mercury, UK - Dan Peters However, a Herts police spokeswoman added: "We are aware of card cloning incidents in the local area, but ...
Thursday, 07 May 2009
BBL launches first chip-enabled debit card Thailand By The Nation Bangkok Bank has launched the Be1st Smart Visa debit card - Thailand's first debit card using global standard EMV chip ...
Thursday, 07 May 2009
How to avoid having your bank card rejected on holiday Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom But to use the cards in an ATM they have to export them to a country that doesn't use chip-and-pin ...
Thursday, 30 April 2009
shcri.com has a new report - Research Report of Chinese Bank IC ... PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria The costs for single POS and ATM reform are about 2500 Yuan (365 USD) and ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Bogus worker linked to petrol station card scam Kent News, United Kingdom A bogus engineer was behind the international card-cloning scam that fleeced thousands of pounds from motorists, ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Postilion helps drive Africa`s migration to Chip and PIN Modern Ghana, Ghana EMV technology is being implemented globally which has required new cards to be issued and both ATM networks and ...
Tuesday, 28 April 2009
Petrol station target of bank card scam Basingstoke Gazette, UK By Ben Ellery » A BANK and credit card cloning scam has been carried out on unsuspecting customers of a Basingstoke petrol ...
Friday, 24 April 2009
Chips down but Crown defends security LIVENEWS.com.au, Australia Melbourne detectives have been involved in arresting Romanian men involved in an alleged high-tech syndicate behind a spate ...
Friday, 24 April 2009
UK man fights Halifax bank over 'phantom' withdrawal NetworkWorld.com, MA ... several years ago after widespread card fraud. Rather than using a signature to complete a transaction at a merchant, ...
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Campaign calls for boycott of card cloning garage Kent News, United Kingdom An online campaign warning motorists of an international card-cloning scam centring on a Medway petrol station ...
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Chip and pain: A financial fiasco Independent, UK It might sound good on the surface, but as far as he is concerned, “you have to ask how eager the City force will be to investigate offences ...
Tuesday, 21 April 2009
Postilion Helps Drive Africa's Migration to Chip and PIN Zawya, United Arab Emirates EMV technology is being implemented globally which has required new cards to be issued and both ATM networks ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
Next generation digital storing researched by Cornell University Rapid, UK Ferroelectric storage is currently used in small chips on credit cards and transport passes but the new research ...
Friday, 17 April 2009
Ed Perkins: Having trouble using your credit card in Europe? San Jose Mercury News,  USA The party line suggestion is to find an attendant, which isn't much help if the nearest attendant ...
Friday, 17 April 2009
BOV Visa Flypass Business card base migrated to EMV Chip and PIN ... Business Today, Malta Bank of Valletta has successfully migrated its Visa Flypass Business credit cards to EMV Chip and ...
Thursday, 16 April 2009
EMV for UK ID cards? SecureIDNews (press release), FL EMV is used in UK payment cards to protect against fraud and some it can be useful while others say it's not secure enough. With chip-and-PIN ...
Thursday, 16 April 2009
ATMs in Vietnam – “golden land” for card crime VietNamNet Bridge, Vietnam VietNamNet Bridge – As other countries in the region and the world have turned to use cards with EMV chips, Vietnam ...
Thursday, 16 April 2009
ID card 'chip and PIN' proposal raises security fears ZDNet UK, UK "One of the issues on the table is whether we should introduce chip-and-PIN technology into the card. If we conclude that ...
Thursday, 16 April 2009
Card-cloning gang target motorists at forecourt Kent News, United Kingdom International card-cloning fraudsters have stolen thousands of pounds of cash from the bank accounts of motorists ...
Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Police probe credit card fraud at petrol station Kent Online, United Kingdom A number of customers using the Shell garage on the Chatham-bound carriageway of Blue Bell Hill are believed ...
Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Push for chips as ATM scammers strike again WA today, Australia The weekend incident comes after ATM skimming devices were last month detected at an ANZ machine in the city and at a Commonwealth ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
ID cards to remain unreadable until next year Silicon.com, UK By Nick Heath The UK will have no way of reading the data stored on ID cards until next year - more than a year after the first ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
Push for chips as ATM scammers strike again The Age, Australia The weekend incident comes after ATM skimming devices were last month detected at an ANZ machine in the city and at a Commonwealth ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
Ministers announce new 'chip and pin' data strateg... Data quality news, UK He explained that the addition of chips may mean ID cards could be used in ATM machines at some point in the future, ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
ID cards 'could use chip and pin' BBC News, UK He added: "One of the reasons for the format of the card is we have the opportunity to put it in to card readers and potentially use it in ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
ID cards 'could use chip and pin' The Press Association ... it in to card readers and potentially use it in existing networks such as the ATM network. One of the issues on the table is whether ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
Man jailed for garage card cloning scam Edinburgh Evening News, UK A GARAGE worker who helped con customers out of £45000 by cloning their credit cards has been jailed. Rhammohan Ranga, 27, ...
Saturday, 28 March 2009
Be vigilant after card cloning scam Grimsby Telegraph, UK DOZENS of people have had their bank accounts plundered after card cloning thieves struck in North East Lincolnshire. A warning to ...
Wednesday, 25 March 2009
United Kingdom Launches Fraud Strategy Security Management, Virginia "You have to ask how eager the City force will be to investigate offences that bankers don’t want investigated, such as ...
Thursday, 19 March 2009
Credit and debit card fraud jumps as criminals beat chip and pin Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom Fraud losses on cards as a result of identity theft increased by 39 per cent during the ...
Thursday, 19 March 2009
UK fraud strategy 'more worthy of Uzbekistan' Register, UK ... one of the world's foremost experts on banking security, writes: "You have to ask how eager the City force will be to investigate ...
Thursday, 19 March 2009
388. Scam targets area bank customers - Chippewa Herald
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam targets area bank customers Chippewa Herald, WI By LEE NEWSPAPERS Area financial institutions are warning customers of a telephone scam seeking account information in the wake of widespread ...
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
RCU Warns Consumers of Another Phone Scam WQOW TV News 18, Eau Claire Eau Claire (WQOW) - RCU is sending out a warning: another phone scam is circling the Chippewa valley. RCU says consumers ...
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Card fraud hits record high despite fortune spent on chip-and-pin ... Independent, UK It's vital to shield the PIN pad from prying eyes everywhere from the cashpoint to the supermarket checkout. ...
Saturday, 14 March 2009
... in terms of volume by ATM skimming incidents, a re-emergence of card trapping has been noticed in regions such as Europe where EMV Chip and PIN cards have increased in circulation. ATM funds transfer ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
10-K: ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. MarketWatch (press release) The primary benefit of EMV deployment is a reduction in electronic payment fraud, with the additional benefit that the core infrastructure ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
Police probing wide-scale bank card cloning claims Wirral Globe, UK POLICE on Wirral are investigating the alleged large-scale cloning of credit and debit cards which had all been used at ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Worries weigh on Barclays, Lloyds Director of Finance online, UK The cards will continue to work as normal for chip and PIN transactions, ATM withdrawals and other functions. Barclays customers ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Interac Association Encourages Canadians To Put Their Fraud ... Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada Interac Association and its industry partners have a number of initiatives in place ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Qatar banks given 'one week' to replace cards AME Info, United Arab Emirates Banks in Qatar have been asked by the country's Central Bank to replace all their ATM cards with 'chip and pin' ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
BREAKING NEWS: Police probing wide-scale bank card cloning claims Wirral Globe, UK POLICE on Wirral are investigating the alleged large-scale cloning of credit and debit cards which had all ...
Monday, 02 March 2009
Barclays customers go contactless WebWire (press release), GA The cards will continue to work as normal for chip and PIN transactions, ATM withdrawals and other functions. Barclays customers ...
Monday, 02 March 2009
Three quizzed after huge stash of bank cards found in Edgbaston BirminghamMail.net, UK It is believed that the equipment has been used to dupe banks and customers out of £1.8million through ...
Wednesday, 25 February 2009
Lithuanian spared jail for fuel scam Newham Recorder, UK Police spotted him during a card-cloning crackdown, the court heard. When arrested in October last year, he was found to have 11 bogus ...
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Why Intercontinental Bank Plc unveiled first chip card Daily Sun, Nigeria He noted that the era of card cloning and loss of funds is coming to an end because the information stored in the ...
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
QIB announces February 26th final day to claim replacement cards AME Info, United Arab Emirates The deadline for QIB customers to pick up replacement electronic banking/ATM cards is Thursday, ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
403. Securing The ATM Card - TheNews
(News/ATM Technology)
Securing The ATM Card TheNews, Nigeria Interswitch, the card technology company that handles the ATM technology for banks, and the banks themselves have admitted the card is prone to manipulation ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
Debit Card Theft On The Rise NewsChannel 9 WSYR, NY - They've found a way to steal your PIN code and your money with the help of a device called a skimmer, which they install on ATM machines. ...
Monday, 16 February 2009
Intercontinental Introduces Verve Card THISDAY, Nigeria - “The era of card cloning and loss of funds is coming to an end. In a nutshell, the information stored on the embedded microchip on ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
406. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Jan 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Data Compromise Incidents of US based card processors being targeted attracted attention throughout January 2009. Reports emerged in January about a serious data compromise which occurred during 2008 ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
Card fraud level improves in city Liverpool Echo, UK - Figures revealed that online fraud has been an increasing problem in Liverpool affecting half of victims, while card cloning from cash ...
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
InterSwitch introduces Africa’s first chip and PIN card BusinessDay, Nigeria - “Therefore, the next level for us is to begin to replace the 26 million cards out there with this new technology ...
Monday, 09 February 2009
409. ATM devices targeted - Focus News
(News/ATM Technology)
ATM devices targeted Focus News, Bulgaria -This is the reason why chip technology is not widely applied in Bulgaria – only 1-2% of debit cards and 4-5% of credit cards dispose of it. ... ...
Saturday, 07 February 2009
Chip and pin system to be introduced The National, United Arab Emirates - All banks will be required to introduce the new technology, according to a statement from the Central Bank yesterday, ...
Monday, 02 February 2009
UAE to go with chip and PIN SecureIDNews (press release), FL - The UAE Central Bank operates the UAESWITCH service that links the ATM networks of all banks in the country. This enables bank ...
Monday, 02 February 2009
AME Info, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Banking Briefs istockAnalyst.com (press release), OR - The UAE Central Bank operates the UAESWITCH service which links the ATM networks of all banks ...
Monday, 02 February 2009
UAE: Banks asked to upgrade ATM cards Zawya, United Arab Emirates - The Central Bank said the new instructions followed the outcome of a review of ATM security conducted by an international ...
Sunday, 01 February 2009
414. Banks to tighten security - GulfNews
(News/ATM Technology)
GulfNews Banks to tighten security GulfNews, United Arab Emirates - The UAE Central Bank operates the UAESWITCH service which links the ATM networks of all banks in the UAE. This enables ...
Sunday, 01 February 2009
Banks asked to upgrade ATM cards Emirates Business 24/7, United Arab Emirates - The Central Bank said the new instructions followed the outcome of a review of ATM security conducted by ...
Sunday, 01 February 2009
Central Bank operates UAESWITCH service WAM - Emirates News Agency, United Arab Emirates - WAM Abu Dhabi, Feb 01st, 2009 (WAM): Central Bank of the UAE is operating the UAESWITCH service ...
Sunday, 01 February 2009
Quarter of Brits hit by card fraud in 2008 Finextra, UK - Online fraud affected 39% of victims, while card cloning from a cash point or chip and pin device accounted for a fifth of cases. ...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
Glasgow is third worst city in UK for card fraud Glasgow Evening Times, UK - Online fraud accounts for 50% of all cases and card cloning from a cash machine or chip-and-pin reader makes up ...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
Pin down the card fraudsters Mirror.co.uk, UK - Online fraud was one of the biggest problems, affecting two in five victims, while card cloning from cashpoints or chip-and-pin machines caught ...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
London is the capital of card fraud 24dash, UK - Online fraud has been an increasing problem, affecting 39% of victims, while card cloning from a cash point or chip and pin device accounted ...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
Credit cards with pin codes will help fight fraud, police say GulfNews, United Arab Emirates - By Wafa Issa, Staff Reporter Dubai: Dubai Police have urged banks to issue credits cards ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Chip and pin could cut card fraud The National, United Arab Emirates - He described to the summit an ATM scam where the thief inserted a sticker inside the card slot, which trapped the card ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Do More to Curb Credit Card Fraud Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates - He urged the financial institutions and banks to implement the pin code system for credit cards and ATM machines, not ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Petrol card fraud: Money taken from accounts in India, Ghana and ... Northampton Chronicle & Echo, UK - ... take £450 from an ATM in Canada." Victims of the fraud who have had money withdrawn ...
Thursday, 15 January 2009
Nigerian financial market and the chips/PIN revolution The Punch, Nigeria - ATM has taken over from savings account as the most patronized banking product in Nigeria today. It is important ...
Saturday, 10 January 2009
426. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Dec 2008
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Attacks against Consumers Personal attacks against consumers using ATMs are global phenomena although perhaps not as common as some reports would suggest. During December, incidents ranged from short-term ...
Friday, 09 January 2009
Barclays Launches Contactless Debit Card Motley Fool UK, UK - 7 Jan 2009 It’s important to remember that fraud guarantees for contactless payments are exactly the same as other cards, and ...
Wednesday, 07 January 2009
Money High Street Barclays offers contactless debit cards IT PRO, UK - The bank said that it would issue cards containing the technology from March, and was expecting to see them hit as ...
Wednesday, 07 January 2009
Al Rajhi Bank installs international chip-card ATMs ArabianBusiness.com (press release), United Arab Emirates - 07 January 2009 - “We have installed dozens of new ATM machines around the ...
Wednesday, 07 January 2009
MSN Money UK ‘Contactless’ cards could replace loose change WalesOnline, United Kingdom - 06 January 2009 - From March, most Barclays debit cards issued or re-issued would include technology ...
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
European Payments Council makes ATM anti-skimming recommendations ... The Paypers (abonnement), Netherlands - 06 January 2009 In addition to the rollout of EMV chip technology across the ...
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
24dash Barclays to move contactless debit as standard Finextra, UK - 06 January 2009 - The next generation of cards will still have chip and PIN which will be used for purchases and for ...
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
Mediterranean Smart Cards becomes the First Egyptian Company in ... Al-Bawaba, Jordan - Visa enjoys unsurpassed acceptance around the world and Visa/PLUS is one of the world's largest global ...
Sunday, 28 December 2008
Banks rolling out ‘CHIP and PIN’ payment cards Malta Independent Online, Malta - This reduces considerably the risk of fraud. CHIP and PIN cards which are lost or stolen cannot be used by ...
Sunday, 28 December 2008
Banks rolling out ‘CHIP and PIN’ payment cards Malta Independent Online, Malta - This considerably reduces the risk of fraud. CHIP and PIN cards which are lost or stolen cannot be used by ...
Monday, 22 December 2008
Sampath Bank Introduces COMPLETE Chip Technology Lanka Times, Sri Lanka - The chip enabled credit card provides greater security to the customers against skimming, which involves the replication ...
Thursday, 18 December 2008
Sampath Bank introduces complete Chip Technology to Sri Lanka Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka - The chip card can also be used for all other regular credit card transactions such as mail orders and ...
Thursday, 18 December 2008
Stores deny blame for bank card scam Reading Evening Post, UK -“We can honestly say we haven’t got any problems with our ATM or pin pad. We’re hopefully squeaky clean.” Shell spokeswoman ...
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Lloyds TSB Middle East announces potential launch of Chip and PIN AME Info, United Arab Emirates -If you notice anything suspicious or unusual about an ATM report it to the relevant bank ...
Friday, 12 December 2008
The next wave of semiconductors Express Computers, India  Aureole Technologies uses a chip from Freescale for its blood pressure monitor. We also offer piezoresistive pressure sensors ...
Thursday, 11 December 2008
441. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Oct 2008
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... of EMV Chip and PIN for use at both ATMs and Point of Sale Devices (POS) there has been a steady increase in cross border fraud where criminals compromise cards in the UK but execute the fraudulent spend ...
Saturday, 29 November 2008

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