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What You Need To Know About EMVs

Chip Card CloseupAre you a swiper or a dipper? Chances are, you have at least one EMV chip-enabled card in your wallet.

EMV, which stands for Europay, Mastercard and Visa, and has been used for years throughout the world, was introduced in the U.S. about 18 months ago. The cards are also called smart cards, chip cards, smart-chip cards and chip-enabled smart cards.

Here’s what you need to know about the new generation of cards.

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swiss cheese against black backgroundJust about every article you read about fraud, security and identity theft is based on the idea that with increased technology comes increased security. Unfortunately, some of the greatest vulnerabilities come from low-tech attacks.

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