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Crypto-currency mining

Global websites hacked to allow crypto-currencies to be mined

Hackers have managed to install code on the sites that uses visitors' computers to "mine" the crypto-currencies. School, charities and file-sharing websites have been caught out by scammers who are using them to generate...

NFC – the intuitive link between consumer devices

What is the fundamental appeal of NFC (near field communications)? A neat definition was recently provided by Christophe Duverne, VP marketing & sales, identification business, Philips: 'Just as you would walk across a room full...

Youth attitudes to banking and online banking services

We all instinctively know that mobile is a key channel for any number of things: from communications to gaming, on to navigation through to payments. The smartphone, heralded by the arrival of the iPhone...

The next five years

A new report, Mobile Payments - Making Mobile Services Pay, predicts more than 200 million mobile payment users worldwide by 2006, spending a total of €55 billion in the key global markets - Japan,...

E-money directive: an update

According to industry insiders, the latest consultation paper for the European Commission's e-money directive has been sent out for comment and some of the content appears to be surprising. To re-cap: currently e-money is defined...

M-payments: a simple model

An Arthur D. Little report Past m-payment market predictions estimated the global m-payment market (in terms of total transaction volume) could be as much as US$ 15 billion by 2003. In fact, global m-payment revenue...

£12.8 billion a week set to be sent through digital banking by 2020

The number of mobile banking users is set to almost double from 17.8 million to 32.6 million by 2020, whilst the number of UK adults using online banking will increase from 27.7 million to...
Cybersecurity compromises by environment

Global cybersecurity trends – Trustwave 2017 report

Trustwave has released its 2017 cybersecurity report which reveals the top cybercrime, data breach and security threat trends from 2016. The report reveals both good and bad news in the world of cybersecurity as intrusion detection...

Singapore profile – five competing m-payment projects

Blink - With Blink, consumers are able to make purchases from brick and mortar stores such as The Subway, Metro Paragon and Tangs. All customers need is their mobile phone and a bank-issued PIN...

50% of one-time passwords fail to arrive

New global research by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by mobile interaction service provider tyntec, has revealed that on average almost 50% of one-time passwords (OTPs) fail to arrive due to invalid mobile numbers provided...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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