Tag Archives: Consumer credit

Monday, September 15, 2014

MasterCard to make contactless payments standard in Europe by 2020

Igenico contactless payment terminal

MasterCard recently said contactless acceptance will be standard by 2020 for European merchants accepting MasterCard and Maestro. Existing point-of-sale terminals must be replaced by  January 1, 2020, at the latest, while new POS terminals must adhere to the new standard … Read More…

Thursday, August 14, 2014

EMV migration gains footing in U.S.

EMV Credit Card

More than 575 million payment cards in the U.S. will feature EMV chip technology by the end of 2015, according to the Payments Security Task Force (PST), a trade body established to track the EMV migration. “These numbers reflect the … Read More…

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Commerce Bank introduces Visa Signature rewards for Montana alumni

Commerce Bank

Commerce Bank has introduced a new Visa Signature rewards credit card for members of the University of Montana Alumni Association—a network of more than 120,000 alumni and university supporters. “We’re very excited to join forces with the University of Montana … Read More…

Friday, August 8, 2014

Visa offers analytics solution for gas merchants to prevent card fraud


Visa has developed new intelligent analytics that could help fuel merchants prevent fraudulent debit and credit transactions at the pump. The solution–Visa Transaction Advisor (VTA)–allows merchants to access real-time authorization risk scores to identify potentially fraudulent transactions made with lost, … Read More…

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Goodwill investigates potential breach involving customers’ credit info

Cyber Security

Goodwill announced on Monday that it is currently investigating a potential data breach involving consumers’ credit card information after a payment card industry fraud investigative unit and federal authorities alerted the organization to potential theft. “Goodwills across North America take … Read More…

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