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CBS NEWS - With holiday shopping season in full swing, recent high-profile hacks on Home Depot and Target are looming large in the minds of shoppers. "Apple Pay makes the card data unreadable to the criminals. It's going to be the issuer who can...
Bank Info Security - At Information Security Media Group's Fraud Summit Dallas, experts discussed long-term viability of Apple Pay and other emerging payments technologies, including cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. How U.S. consumers will embrace...
Today Money  - Many identity thefts begin with data breaches at retailers, such as the widely-reported cases at Target and Home Depot. Thankfully, in most cases the thieves do not get Social Security numbers. Last year, about 62 percent of...

Is Mobile Banking Safe?

November 12, 2014
Fox Business - According to Javelin Strategy and Research, mobile banking increased by 40 percent in 2013, with 74,000 new users per day. "There's little doubt that the era of mobile banking is coming," says Mark Schwanhausser, Director of...
American Banker - Mobile device users are about 25% more likely than the general population to use the same password to access more than one online account, according to the survey of 5,634 U.S. adults, which was conducted by Javelin Strategy...
ABC 13 Eyewitness News - Who loves to budget? No one, right? It's time consuming, a headache, and a chose that many people struggle to handle. Now there are many personal finance apps out there that can make paying bills and balancing accounts as...
MarketWatch - The entire payments-system backbone is about to get a major overhaul over the next year ahead of a key October 2015 deadline. The cost of the upgrades has been estimated at as much as $8.7 billion, according to Javelin Strategy &...
DARKReading - The good news: US merchants are moving away from magnetic stripe payment cards to inherently more secure chip-and-pin or EMV type cards. The bad news: Most smaller merchants won't be ready for the rollout, and online payment card...
Reuters - Visa and Mastercard both reported better-than-expected results, at a pivotal time in their business with the emergence of digital wallets. "Javelin Strategy found that over half of mobile purchasers bought physical goods using their...

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