MasterCard

Mastercard scraps passwords in online security drive
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Security

Mastercard scraps passwords in online security drive

Visa will also work with Mastercard to roll out an innovative way of securing online payments
14 Nov 2014
Apple teams with Amex, Mastercard & Visa
Mobile

Apple teams with Amex, Mastercard & Visa

iPhone 6 to introduce mobile payments
1 Sep 2014
Everything Everywhere sign five-year NFC deal with
Mobile wallet
Mobile

Everything Everywhere sign five-year NFC deal with

Deal will make mobile payment technology available to 27 million Orange and T-Mobile customers.
29 Aug 2012
Hacker comes clean over Visa-Mastercard data breach claims
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Security

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.
19 Jun 2012
Visa and Mastercard at centre of alleged data breach
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Security

Visa and Mastercard at centre of alleged data breach

Hacker claims to have leaked firms' customer details.
18 Jun 2012
Mastercard drops Global Payments from PCI approved vendors
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Security

Mastercard drops Global Payments from PCI approved vendors

Credit card company follows Visa's lead by axing support for Global Payments over data breach.
4 May 2012
Smartphone makers bag Mastercard secure payments badge
Mobile payments
Security

Smartphone makers bag Mastercard secure payments badge

Credit card company christens HTC, RIM, Samsung and Nokia devices as safe to use for contactless payments.
3 May 2012
IBM Impact 2012: MasterCard fights fraud with IBM tech
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Security

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…
1 May 2012
Touch and go
Paying via a mobile
Mobile

Touch and go

NFC is already making its presence felt for payments. But could it have wider business uses, asks Paul Briden?
18 Jul 2011
Visa and MasterCard WikiLeaks donations reopened
WikiLeaks
public sector

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.
8 Jul 2011
Week in Review: Xmas acquisitions, tablet talk and
Week in review
platform as a service (PaaS)

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.
10 Dec 2010
DataCell launches legal action against Visa and MasterCard
Legal action
public sector

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.
9 Dec 2010
MasterCard site taken down in WikiLeaks revenge
MasterCard
Network & Internet

MasterCard site taken down in WikiLeaks revenge

The ‘Anonymous’ hackers claim to have taken down another website with a DDOS attack.
8 Dec 2010
Top US banks targeted by Mastercard and Visa scam
Bank security
Security

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.
14 Jul 2010
Researches slam MasterCard and Visa 3-D Secure tech
Credit cards
Security

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.
29 Jan 2010
Mastercard issued Heartland with heavy fine for ‘failure’
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.
11 May 2009
Online retail fraud bites as security costs increase
Security

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.
28 Jan 2009