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Researcher: Verifone Point-of-Sale Systems Vulnerable

June 24, 2014

New technologies such as the EMV algorithm ("Chip and Pin") and NFC were supposed to make payment at the cash register more secure, but new research casts doubt on that.

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Android's Contactless Payment Strategy Takes Shape

June 24, 2014

According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is working with Mastercard and CitiCorp to develop its contactless payment system for Android.

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Square Nightmare: The Innovative App That’s Leading to Card Skimming

June 24, 2014

VeriFone, an electronic payment firm, launched a surprising attack on the hot Square mobile payment application that has been generating high-tech buzz recently. In an open letter urging Square to recall their product, VeriFone claimed that private consumer data is easily made vulnerable because their hardware is full of serious security loopholes.

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