Knowing how to recognize and identify the warning signs is important. Here are some important tips to help determine when a website is safe or not:
FourSquare came up with a great program to help eliminate the hassle of having to carry all those key fobs or merchant cards around. Their program allows you to sync your data so that in some cases, multiple discounts can be applied.
I don’t even like the idea of Social Security numbers. The idea of submitting my young child’s fingerprint to anyone was appalling to me. For me, the biggest downside of all to fingerprint payments is offering up unique personal information to any type of database.
The good news is there are a number of ways to protect yourself from dirty money
Financial experts state that consumers can help protect themselves from this type of fraud by making smarter credit decisions. In this case, many of the applicants were found through payday loan websites.
The Hacker Demos Android App is an Android software tool called the “NFCProxy”. This app has the ability to read and then play back the data it collects from a contactless credit card. Since the hacker is using a cell phone to retrieve this information, victims are none the wiser.
Recently, Capital One Financial Corporation was forced to pay $210 million to settle allegations that they used call-center contractors who pressured consumers into buying credit protection products, and both the Better Business Bureau and Federal Trade Commission has advised that some credit protection offers are not worth the money.
But recently the FTC has filed suit against Wyndham Worldwide, owner of hotels such as Ramada Days Inn, Travelodge, Super 8 and Howard Johnson and resorts around the world as well as time share/vacation ownership participating providers.
If you have then you will be interested in a new official government database which is now available to the public which offers you the opportunity to “read all about it” when it comes to complaints about credit cards.
Secure retailers are PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant. If your credit card information is saved with a retailer that is not PCI compliant, you could be at risk.