Posts tagged as: Credit Card

OnePlus Confirms 40,000 Customers’ Credit Cards and Data Have Been Taken

OnePlus┬átoday said up to 40,000 customers’ credit card data may have been lifted in an attack. Earlier this week, OnePlus customers reported fraudulent activity on their credit cards after making purchases from OnePlus’ web site. OnePlus says its investigation shows the company was indeed compromised. “One of our systems was attacked, and a malicious script […]

OnePlus Investigating Customer Credit Card Security

OnePlus┬ásaid it is taking customer complaints about compromised credit card data seriously and is investigating around the clock. Nearly 200 people who purchased products from OnePlus’ web site reported fraudulent activity on their credit cards afterwards. As a precaution, the company has disabled credit card payments on its web site and is only accepting PayPal […]

Apple, Barclaycard Debut Credit Card – Sports Apple Store Rewards

Apple and Barclaycard have partnered on new credit card that grants users Apple Store gift cards. The Barclaycard Visa with Apple Rewards gets users a $25 card for every 2,500 points earned. In the past Apple only offered the Barclaycard iTunes Rewards Visa Card, which earned Mac buyers credit towards purchases at the iTunes Store. […]

Coin Apologizes to Backers – Updates Card Testing Program

Digital credit card replacement start-up Coin has changed the requirements for its extended beta trial, as part of an apology for its heavily-delayed release. A message to backers advises it is extending the beta from 10,000 backers to 15,000 backers, and by making it available at no cost, it is also effectively removing the $30 […]

Square Planning EMV Chip Update for More Secure Mobile Credit Card Payments

Square today unveiled a new version of their card reader that is designed to work with the EMV chipped credit cards. EMV credit cards are a mainstay around the world and just starting to make headway in the United States (including a fraud liability deadline for businessses coming up in October 2015), and the new […]

AT&T to Use Phone Location Data to Help Stop Credit Card Fraud

AT&T today announced a trial that will see the company use customer location data to help credit card companies make better decisions about whether to decline or approve certain international transactions. The pilot, which kicks off this summer, follows a similar one being tested by MasterCard and Syniverse. Customers can choose to opt in to […]

Square Upgrades Readers with Hardware Encryption

Square readers have just been upgraded to offer hardware encryption, VentureBeat found. The company is planning on upgrading existing readers without hardware encryption to the new ones. The new security measure will encrypt credit card numbers as they are sent from the reader to the app on the mobile device, keeping it secure even before […]

Square Register Turns iPad into Full Point of Sale System

Square overnight unveiled a completely overhauled version of its Register for iPad. The new interface is tailored towards stores and turns the iPad into a point of sale, with a highly visual interface meant for day-in, day-out use by cashiers. It can integrate tightly with real-world components of a sale, such as printing a receipt […]

T-Mobile Now Sells Square Credit Card Readers

T-Mobile has now begun selling the Square mobile readers to business owners. In mid-December, the carrier began offering the hardware in a limited-time promo. The carrier is the first to sell the hardware directly, though it’s available at less than 100 stores across the nation. Buyers don’t need to be T-Mobile subscribers to use the […]

Square Updates iOS App to Version 2.0, Gets New Interface

Square has released a major update of its iOS transaction app, bringing the software to v2.0. On the surface the title has a more “refined” interface, more subdued than in earlier versions. The most important addition is that of product variations on the iPad, allowing to vendors to list slight differences for their goods such […]

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