I have been robbed in the past by thieves using my HSBC Debit Card (issued by UAE branch) to purchase mobile phones and accessories by signing for the purchases. While the card has chip & PIN ...
There are multiple gift card reseller sites that buy your gift cards and resell them at discounted price. I was wondering how these sites prevent sellers from reusing the pin and card number after it ...
Recently, I had my credit/debit card from my bank "stolen." The thieves somehow got my card number and information and took quite a bit of money from my account. Fortunately, I was able to recover it ...
Most of the credit cards require PIN to authorize transaction. Recently upon a transaction the merchant required my signature and not my PIN. I understand this is another sort of authorizing the ...
This question has been bothering me ever since I first heard of ATM skimmers: Instances of skimming have been reported where the perpetrator has put a device over the card slot* of an ATM ...
The project that I am working on requires processing of credit cards. Is there any way to detect cloned/counterfeit cards? Are there any proven workarounds to prevent credit card fraud or misuse? We ...
There are quite a few cases where people are called out for disclosing the front-face of a credit or debit card (e.g. this tweet from Brian Krebs or this twitter account). So I was wondering what the ...
Our web programmer needs our merchant account information to set up our ecommerce site. He is asking for the "processor name", "processor ID" and "merchant ID". If I provide him with the information ...
Let me throw out this problem I'm having to some of my technical peeps and see if you guys have any new suggestions: We have a website that sends text messages and voice mails for our clients. ...
What can a person with stolen credit card details do? Buy porn? Buy tons of server resources to perform an attack? What else? I'm sure that if he buys books, shoes and bicycles or transfer funds ...
When it comes to fraud screening for card not present transactions (credit card / debit card) there are a number of techniques / services that can be utilized to mitigate risks from fraudulent ...