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Hackers can now guess Visa credit card details in less than six seconds

Ever bought something online with your credit card, and thought you were safe? Think again, because it appears it’s never been easier for crooks to nip your bank credentials. 429 more words

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SMILO 11/21/16

SMILO 11/21/16

The second SMILO is here! I don’t know what I was thinking by picking a weekly blog let alone on a MONDAY! Goodness me, this wasn’t my most brilliant idea I’ve had to date. 595 more words


Business Owners - Did you know you pay for customer's credit card rewards?

Swiping a credit card that rewards you cash back, sky miles, and other perks sounds enticing, right? Depends on what side of the transaction you are on. 694 more words

Credit Card

Becoming Credit-Wise: What Students (and You!) Should Know

Note: The following article was written for Financial Aid administrators, but has information that is useful to anyone looking to learn about credit.

By Jeff Hanson, Director of Borrower Education Services, Access Group Published by the  3,052 more words


A new tool can crack a credit card number in six seconds

In what amounts to a very clever brute force attack, a group of researchers has figured out how to find credit card information – including expiration dates and CVV numbers – by querying ecommerce sites. 257 more words


Distributed guessing attack could reveal Visa card details

A “frighteningly easy” distributed guessing attack can figure out Visa credit card details in seconds, researchers from Newcastle University in the UK have discovered.

The researchers studied credit card payment protection mechanisms [ 304 more words

Crime / Terrorism

Preparing for ​cashless trading.

Cashless trading may come after the collapse of the ruling government or even when declared or indirectly created by the goverment. To survive, you need to be prepared. 309 more words