Is mobile security moving too slowly for payment technology’s evolution?

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Some Canadians have been expressing a feeling of loss of control over their private data. At a time in which mobile security has been called into question specifically in terms of the use of banking apps, Canadians are facing another potential issue with regards to the protection of their data in relation to their payment cards – both plastic and over their smartphones. The large banks and credit unions in the country are now creating debit cards under credit card logos. Certain large examples include the Interac-Visa Debit cards being…

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Mobile security cell phone blacklist goes into effect in Canada

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The list has been created to help to prevent the reactivation of stolen devices in the country. A new service nicknamed the “blacklist” has now gone into effect in Canada to help to improve mobile security for individuals who have had their cell phones stolen from them. The blacklist service went into effect in the country at the start of this week with the participation of carriers. The blacklist is designed to boost the current levels of mobile security by adding cell phones that have been reported to be lost…

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