Hypercom equinox credit card terminal problems

Recently, Hypercom or Equinox credit card terminals have come to their EOL or end of life, due to firmware needing to be updated, when possible.  The firmware version is no…

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NFC on the new iPhone 6 & 6 Plus + Apple’s mobile wallet Apple Pay

Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus,…

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Banks and retailers move on the chip for credit cards

Banks, Retailers Speed Up Drive to Add Chips to Credit, Debit Cards Data Breaches Spur Effort to Boost Security; End of the Swipe? GLEN ALLEN, Va.— Morgan Montgomery inserted a…

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Credit and payment security

CREDIT AND PAYMENT SECURITY: A CYCLE OF GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of…

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Most US credit cards to be EMV enabled by 2016

41% of debit cards likewise will have embedded chips July 02, 2014 By  John Ginovsky By the end of 2015, 70% of U.S. credit cards and 41% of U.S. debit cards…

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