Tag Archives: MasterCard

Potential Breach Affecting VISA, MasterCard — EMV Won’t be Here Soon Enough

March 30, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Brian Krebs scooped a major story yesterday about a potential major credit card breach at a U.S.-based payment processor affecting both VISA and MasterCard. The news made headlines across top media outlets for good reason: this is NOT the first major credit card breach. 2011 saw a wrath of breaches including Epsilon and Sony, not [Read More...]

And they’re off — Mobile payments will be an exciting race indeed

September 27, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

“NFC has no value,” said Keith Rabois, COO of mobile payment firm Square, during a statement at the GigaOM 20011 Mobilize conference Monday in San Francisco. There’s no doubt NFC is a threat to Square’s business with the likes of Google, ISIS and even Visa shoring up NFC-based mobile wallets. But to come out with [Read More...]

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