Mastercard scraps passwords in online security drive
Visa will also work with Mastercard to roll out an innovative way of securing online payments
Apple teams with Amex, Mastercard & Visa
iPhone 6 to introduce mobile payments
Everything Everywhere sign five-year NFC deal with
Deal will make mobile payment technology available to 27 million Orange and T-Mobile customers.
Hacker comes clean over Visa-Mastercard data breach claims
Computer hacker claims leaked contact details came from banks, not credit card companies as first suggested.
Visa and Mastercard at centre of alleged data breach
Hacker claims to have leaked firms' customer details.
Mastercard drops Global Payments from PCI approved vendors
Credit card company follows Visa's lead by axing support for Global Payments over data breach.
Smartphone makers bag Mastercard secure payments badge
Credit card company christens HTC, RIM, Samsung and Nokia devices as safe to use for contactless payments.
IBM Impact 2012: MasterCard fights fraud with IBM tech
A partnership with IBM has helped MasterCard bring new products to market quickly, including those to meet regulatory requirements and help fight frau…
Touch and go
NFC is already making its presence felt for payments. But could it have wider business uses, asks Paul Briden?
Visa and MasterCard WikiLeaks donations reopened
Julian Assange will be happy to see Visa and MasterCard donations can now be made via WikiLeaks partner DataCell.
Week in Review: Xmas acquisitions, tablet talk and
This week, Google is just one tech giant to make acquisitions, whilst there has been plenty of tablet talk in the lead up to Christmas.
DataCell launches legal action against Visa and MasterCard
The credit card giants have no longer just got distributed denial of service attacks from WikiLeaks supporters to contend with.
MasterCard site taken down in WikiLeaks revenge
The ‘Anonymous’ hackers claim to have taken down another website with a DDOS attack.
Top US banks targeted by Mastercard and Visa scam
Hackers are trying to dupe banking customers with copies of the Visa and MasterCard online fraud prevention programs.
Researches slam MasterCard and Visa 3-D Secure tech
A new paper by researchers from Cambridge has cast a shadow over online shopping technologies that are meant to improve security.
Mastercard issued Heartland with heavy fine for ‘failure’
Heartland has paid out $12.6 million in costs after it suffered what has been previously described as the largest credit-card breach ever.
Online retail fraud bites as security costs increase
Online retailers continue to lose more money from fraud, while some companies still rely on checking transactions manually.