LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–April 21, 2017

Mastercard Debuts A Credit Card With A Fingerprint Sensor To Fight Fraud Swipe-to-pay, then chip-and-PIN. What next, credit cards with fingerprint sensors? Turns out that’s Mastercard’s latest invention, a new credit card with an integrated fingerprint sensor, which aims to fight in-store fraud. The card, currently under trial in South Africa, includes sensor is embedded


Millions of Accounts Hacked in Game Data Breach

April 20, 2017

Fashion Fantasy Game, an online game and social network for fashion enthusiasts, has been hacked, and according to a database that records breached in..

Top Credit Cards for Limited Credit in 2017

It can be difficult to build your credit history if you have limited or no credit. When it comes to your credit score, the most significant factor is ..

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report is based on our Complete Credit Card Index which tracks the advertised rates of 1,060 credit car..

Mastercard and PayRange Make Cashless Vending Machines Available in 300 U.S. Cities

Mastercard has partnered with mobile payment processor PayRange to provide cashless vending machines in 300 cities across the United States. Customers..

2016 InterContinental Hotels Breach Much Worse than Believed

In February, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) reported they had suffered a data breach between August and December, 2016 that affected 12 locatio..

Nearly 20% of U.K. Businesses Hacked Last Year

April 18, 2017

Recently, a number of companies in the United Kingdom have been in the news for high-profile data breaches. Nearly 245,000 customers were affected by..

Mobile Payment Processing Is the Most Demanded Retail Technology

The push for mobile payment processing continues to grow. According to a new study from Zynstra, 65% of retail IT managers believe mobile payment capa..

E-Commerce Fraud Increased 33% in 2016

Switching to smart-chipped credit cards has made Americans less susceptible to point of sale identity theft. But fraudsters have moved away from physi..

Shoney’s Restaurant Suffers Credit Card Data Breach

April 17, 2017

Several corporate-owned Shoney’s restaurant locations were recently impacted by a credit card data breach. Best American Hospitality Corporation..

U.S. Hospitals Experiment with Pre-Payment Strategies for Medical Bills

Go to the hospital, come home, get a massive bill in the mail weeks later. That’s how the medical billing system usually works. According to a n..

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