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Tribune Review - “The Schnucks breach was the result of random access memory malware,” explained Al Pascual, a senior analyst of security risk and fraud at Javelin Strategy & Research, a California company that advises the payment industry. “...
New York Times - Some banks have introduced second-chance checking accounts for people who may not qualify for traditional bank accounts. The databases, the banks say, are an important tool to root out fraud, a problem that continues to bedevil them...
New York Times - Culling information from the databases is one prong in an assessment, as lenders vet potential customers and screen for fraud. Losses from fraud on new bank accounts surged to $9.8 billion last year, up 50 percent from a year...
The Point of Sale News- Javelin Strategy & Research released a report in mid-April that found mobile POS technology could be taking over traditional “cash register” payments. Javelin estimates that mobile POS could expand payment card acceptance...
American Banker- Alerts on paper sound great," says Mark Schwanhausser, director of omnichannel financial services at Greenwich Associates-owned Javelin Strategy & Research. "Everyone wants to have a way to communicate with customers in a...
MainStreet- Probably, say many experts, not even the threat of the liability shift will be enough to prod the U.S. into chip and PIN, certainly not by 2015. "We project there will not be broad adoption before 2017," said Al Pascual with Javelin...
NBC- Al Pascual, senior analyst for security, risk and fraud at Javelin Strategy & Research, is watching to see how this all plays out. He says a kill switch might solve part of the problem – cutting the value of a stolen phone – but it won’t...
Time - The NSA conceivably could — and probably would — be able get the names of individual account holders from banks issuing credit cards. ”I don’t see how you would anonymize it,” says Al Pascual, senior analyst for security, risk and fraud for...

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