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Mastercard testing facial recognition security app

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Mastercard is testing a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.

Users in the trial can hold their phone up as though taking a selfie to approve transactions. 347 kata lagi

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You Might Soon Be Able to Verify Online Purchases With a Selfie

MasterCard customers may soon be able to make their online purchases more secure by verifying their identity with a selfie.

The company will soon start testing a new technology that will allow shoppers to use fingerprints and facial scans to prevent fraudulent purchases, according to CNN Money. 106 kata lagi

MasterCard wants to let you shop online with your selfie

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MasterCard is testing out a facial recognition app that would allow users to make payments online by snapping selfies of themselves instead of entering a password, … 281 kata lagi

MasterCard to trial pay-by-face for online purchasing

“Passwords are a pain,” said MasterCard Chief Product Security Officer Ajay Bhalla.

Then he delineated the terrible things we do to strip them of their security dignity: by forgetting them, writing them down, and of course a few he neglected to mention, like cooking up passcodes that are… 692 kata lagi

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UK online spend now accounts for 22% of all card expenditure

Latest figures from the UK Cards Association show that UK consumers used their cards almost 25,000 times a minute in the month of April, a total of 1.08 billion purchases completed in the month. 93 kata lagi

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Mastercard and Visa Discrimination

Western Australian sex workers have condemned the sudden and unexpected decision of MasterCard and Visa to cut payment facilities to two of the largest sex work advertising sites in Australia, Backpage and Cracker, pointing out that it is not only discriminatory but will have catastrophic impacts in the short term for the livelihoods of Western Australian workers left stranded. 189 kata lagi