Swisscard flips switch on mobile authentication

Entersekt's mobile application provides an addition to 3D Secure protection of online purchases.

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Can smart cards bypass mobile?

The ability to securely download apps to a consumer's smart card has been demonstrated. But why is this important to a market that is already moving toward mobile payment?

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

Cortex MCP founder discusses current state of mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Shaunt M. Sarkissian at the company's new headquarters in the Boston area.

How will HCE affect mobile payments security

Simon Keates, principal consultant for mobile security at Thales e-Security, discusses some of the challenges involved with this technology.

Square rounds into form with an EMV mPOS reader

The company will make a new chip-and-signature-enabled dongle available before the October 2015 U.S. merchant liability deadline.

Governments worldwide continue scrutiny of virtual currencies

New York's proposed BitLicense regulatory framework is one of several current initiatives developing around the globe.

Apple in payments: a disruptor's dilemma

Cherian Abraham, who is the mobile commerce and payments lead at Experian Global Consulting, dives into what we could see happen in the next iPhone.

Will India’s Aadhaar fulfill its mobile payments promise?

The main goal of the system is to finally deliver the most basic financial services to a large number of citizens that have, in their abject state of financial exclusion, been reduced to mere spectators to the oft-spectacular Indian growth story.

CFPB turns its attention to mobile financial services

Agency wants to know how emerging tech can help financially underserved consumers

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Zumigo closes $6 million in financing round

Intel Capital leads latest funding round for mobile device location and identity verification company.

Australian bank to add Apple TouchID mobile app access

St. George Bank plans to release the feature next month once Apple updates its mobile operating system.

What can 'Brown' do for data theft victims?

The UPS Store has notified customers of a potential data compromise occurring at 51 franchised locations between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11.

Boston Fed provides update on mobile payments

Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup said industry and regulators are still trying to come to a common understanding about the different mobile technology solutions and how they impact the payments system.

Zumigo mobile tech joins Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator

Zumigo Corp., a provider of mobile device location and identity verification solutions, is an inaugural member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, launched today by Wells Fargo & Co., Zumigo announced today. Wells Fargo is exploring Zumigo's mobile location intelligence...

Oberthur acquires security company

NagraID Security SA develops and markets powered display cards to secure access to the cloud.

Quisk secures patent for mobile security

Feature enables consumers to lock their digital cash account anytime, anywhere to prevent unauthorized use.

CFPB issues advisory on digital currency risk, invites consumer complaints

The CFPB has previously shown an inclination toward rule-making in response to consumer complaints; now it has Bitcoin and other digital currencies in its sights.

New PCI SSC guide recommends measures for third-party security assurance

The PCI Security Standards Council guide can help organizations and their business partners better understand their respective roles in securing card data.

Gemalto buys data and software protection company

The security company has acquired US-based SafeNet, a provider of enterprise data protection and software rights management solutions, in an $890 million deal that will close in Q4.

Former FBI executive assistant director to deliver keynote at ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit

Shawn Henry, now the president of tech security firm CrowdStrike, will discuss the grim realities of today's hacking environment; his team of security experts will follow up with a live demonstration.

Research: 'Preparing for 2015: The Year of the Liability Shift'

A new Mercator research note explores factors influencing the willingness, motivation and speed of payments players in implementing EMV technology.

Department of Homeland Security warns retailers of new POS malware

Backoff uses a variety of methods to compromise the POS, including keylogging and injecting malicious code into explorer.exe. That second one is particularly nasty because it means the exploit will still be there if the machine is turned off or rebooted.

Ingenico to deploy Canada's first EMV and contactless mPOS product

Ingenico Group announced Thursday that Moneris Solutions Corp., Canada's largest credit and debit card processor, has selected Ingenico to deploy Canada's first EMV and contactless mobile product, according to a press release.

Smart chip tester FIME expands Chinese presence to help firms with NFC devices

Advanced secure chip testing provider FIME announced this week it has expanded activity in China through a distribution partner with Flash Technology, according to a press release. The partnership, which has seen Flash Technology support local manufacturers with FIME's automated...

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This research center deals with perhaps the most sensitive topic in the mobile payments industry – security. We cover fraud prevention for your business, privacy issues, regulation, malware, hacking, shortcodes, privacy, lost or stolen phones, and EMV.