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Hackers will target Apple Pay and ATMs in 2015

Apple Pay and ATMs are included on Woburn, Mass.-based data-security services provider Kaspersky Lab Inc.’s newly released list of nine security predictions for 2015. The top targets will be banks, which face the threat of direct attacks...

NTT Docomo and MasterCard launch global NFC payments

NTT DOCOMO, founder of Japan's Osaifu-Keitai mobile payments service and MasterCard have announced the upcoming commercial launch of iD/PayPass-branded payments via DOCOMO’s iD mobile credit payment system. The launch opens up some 1.2 million MasterCard PayPass acceptance...

Absa to trial NFC mobile payments

South African bank Absa is to launch live user trials of NFC technology on mobile phones. The trial will kick off in mid-December and involve 500 of the bank's own staff members, operating in a...

China UnionPay to launch NFC mobile-payment

Chinese bank card network China UnionPay has announced plans to introduce a mobile-payment service using an NFC-enabled Android phone from HTC. The phone, reported by Taiwan’s Central News Agency as the HTC Stunning, will enable users...

TfL goes contactless in London

In the wake of Transport for London (TfL) going fully contactless across its travel network, Visa predicts Brits will make 500 million contactless payments between now and December 2015. Transport for London customers can now...

ANZ: Contactless trial fails

After ANZ Bank concluded a trial of contactless, phone-based NFC payments in April, the bank has revealed it won't be pursuing the technology in its current form. The bank, in partnership with Visa, launched a...

1 in 5 Smartphones will have NFC by 2014

A new market forecasts from Juniper Research show rapid adoption of NFC services over the next 3 years, with at least 1 in 5 smartphones worldwide having NFC contactless functionality. Worldwide, Juniper forecasts almost 300...

Cash overtaken by ‘non-cash’ payments in 2014

Figures published today show that the total number of cash payments made by consumers, businesses and financial organisations in the UK fell to 48% last year (from 52% in 2013). This is the first time...

NFC Forum announces two new specifications

The NFC Forum has announced the release of two candidate specifications that further the integration, implementation and standards interpretation of NFC technology. The NFC Digital Protocol specification addresses the digital protocol for NFC-enabled device communication,...

TELUS roll-out SIM enabled NFC payments in Canada

Canadian telecommunications carrier TELUS will use Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM cards to enable consumers to securely store a variety of credentials on their SIM for use with their mobile phones. This fully compliant Europay MasterCard...

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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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