QR codes and smartphones to help protect credit card data

ATM mobile payments qr code integration

A new system will use these technologies in an effort to block card skimming practices. A new system has now been developed using QR codes and smartphones to help to overcome the current problem being faced by skimming devices that can read credit card numbers as a consumer makes a purchase at a vending machine or other kind of automated kiosk. The goal is to try to use technology commonly carried by consumers in order to overcome this type of theft. The U.S. BMO Harris Bank recently launched its own…

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