FIDO trumpets new specifications

FIDO U2F is appropriate for mobile and wireless applications and devices that do not have a USB port.

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June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in June, and what we can learn from them.

Out of Africa: AML compliance for mobile payments

John A. Cassara, a former U.S. intelligence officer, shares his experiences from his time in Lesotho.

Apple Pay gets more 'Wallet'-like with new additions

Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.

May mobile payments 5 for 5: Authentication, MasterCard Send, social media

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in May, and what we can learn from them.

With Android Pay's arrival, battlefield lines have been drawn

Google is back in the game with another mobile payments product, but how does it stack up against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay? Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines where Android Pay stands at this point.

Google gets back into mobile payments with Android Pay

The new system is similar to Apple Pay, but there are some differences in the way Google will present its mobile wallet to consumers.

A look inside consumers' security concerns about emerging payments

When Facebook announced Messenger payments in March, some users weren't thrilled about the idea of giving their debit card information to the company. But one security expert believes consumers should be more worried about the safety of their overall digital identity.

ATM and mobile: A perfect match

Mobile devices are becoming ATM-access tools, able to offer many of the display and keyboard functions currently available on the self-service device.

Will mobile biometric authentication replace today’s passwords?

Peri Kadaster, the director of strategy and marketing at Monitise, wrote a blog post about a question the industry has been asking for some time.

Mobile payments: Innovative, but with security concerns

A study from Experian and the Ponemon Institute finds pause among payments ecosystem executives about how innovative technology could lead to more data security breaches.

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Inside Secure launches new product to meet cybersecurity demand

Inside said the joint product with Trustonic can provide payment, IoT, enterprise and other mobile product providers to meet market demands for government-grade security.

FBI issues ransomware warning, offers tips for prevention

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center says that ransomware continues to spread, posing a threat to individuals and businesses alike.

Orange chooses Danal for mobile ID services

Danal will provide services such as auto form-filling/checkout and registration, ID check and localization services.

Study: Most US consumers favor bio ID to prevent financial fraud

One in four US consumers would even be willing share their DNA with their bank to secure financial and personal information, a new report reveals.

GlobalPlatform updates security protocol

'GlobalPlatform Secure Channel Protocol 11' addresses the increasing number of use cases, such as mobile banking, where applications utilize both the SE and TEE to protect a secure service.

PCI Council publishes appendix to PCI Data Security Standard

​Supplemental validation procedures will help organizations demonstrate ongoing security efforts for protecting payments, the council says.

Study: EMV a $35B 'money pit' for merchants

A new report from research firm IHL says that an "EMV tax" imposes an unrealistic burden on retailers — and creates a mess for consumers.

New document aims to clarify fraud liability under EMV

A new document from the EMV Migration Forum answers common questions about who is liable for what — and when — under pending fraud liability shifts.

Blockchain mobile wallet app error leads to users sharing a single wallet

Bitcoin mobile wallet app Blockchain is currently dealing with an error that led to several Android users sharing a single wallet, leading to a loss of funds.

PCI Council publishes PA-DSS revision

The new release addresses vulnerabilities in the SSL encryption protocol that can put payment data at risk.

SimplyTapp leads charge in Asia for HCE mobile payments

SimplyTapp, PromptNow and TIS have created the Asian Payments Cloud initiative to bring the first end-to-end, cloud-based payments products to the banking and financial services community in the APAC region.

Mitek acquires IDchecker for mobile identity services

The deal is worth $10.6 million, of which $5.85 million will be payable in cash.

NTT Docomo joins FIDO Alliance

Company is the world's first mobile network operator to deploy FIDO authentication throughout its network.

Gemalto to secure BancNet's mobile services

Gemalto's Ezio Authentication Server and Mobile token will enable BancNet customers to pay their bills, check account balance, and transfer funds from their accounts with any member bank, using their computers and mobile devices.

Korean mobile payments company chooses Intercede for app security

Interpay said in an announcement its TZ OTP application uses two-factor authentication and signing to secure m-commerce and banking transactions.

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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.