US EMV effort raises hackles of fraud watchdog

Consumer advocate ProtectMyData argues that the chip-and-signature implementation favored by US financial institutions lacks teeth.


Remember September: The ATM Marketplace Top 5

Summer might have been all fun and games, but in September, the ATM industry's attention turned to more serious stuff — EMV, mobile wallets and more.

Countdown to the EMV liability shift: Will the card brands blink?

Card brand lawyers are almost certainly sounding the alarm about potential lawsuits and legislation, but the finance folks are eager to shed billions in fraud costs.

The chicken, the egg and the chip card

Card issuers and merchants have engaged in a two-year standoff over who should be first with EMV. But a month from now, it'll be a moot point.

Befuddled and confused about EMV

Those needing to update their infrastructure to support EMV might be befuddled and confused by chip and signature, but wrongdoers have it all figured out.

EMV countdown: What can we learn from merchant migration?

ISOs and IADs will face many of the issues that now confront merchants looking down the barrel at EMV liability shifts in three months.

How to upgrade your ATMs to EMV and stay in business

ATM deployers don’t have to choose between EMV upgrades today and fraud risks later; options now available can make migration more affordable.

EMV liability shift for ATMs: Are you feeling lucky?

Nobody — no card network or government or bank — has said that ATM deployers have to upgrade to EMV. But what might you be putting at risk if you don't?

Summer reading list: The top 5 ATM features for June

Grab your e-reader and an ice-cold beverage, then head to the hammock and catch up on ATM Marketplace features you might've missed last month.

After the chip card: A chargeback tsunami?

What can we learn from Canada's experience weathering the fraud fallout that followed EMV migration?

Torching mom and pop

With the major card schemes looking to offload up to $6B in annual card fraud beginning this year, the EMV risks to 'mom-and-pops' will grow exponentially.

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FIS intros suite of brand-accredited solutions, services for EMV rollout

The company says its new Clear2Pay Open Test Solutions suite makes EMV conversion smoother and faster for corporations.

More than a few retailers playing catch-up in EMV card compliance

While the big retailers are compliant with the EMV credit card chip mandate hitting today, many retailers are playing catch-up, a new study reveals.

STMicroelectronics on board with Datacard chip validation program

The Datacard CVP will help to ensure accurate encoding of the full range of STPay EMV smartcard solutions prior to mass rollout, the companies say.

98 percent of US cards forecast to be EMV-enabled by end of 2017

By the end of 2015, 60 percent of cards will have chips, compared with 30 percent in June, the Payments Security Task Force says.

Aruba Bank, Euronet team up on EMV implementation

The new solution gives Aruba Bank full EMV acceptance functionality at its ATMs, and enables instant issuance for chip cards, Euronet says.

The EMV merchant liability shift: A last-minute look

One week out from the Oct. 1 deadline, consumer awareness of and about EMV remains low, an ACI Worldwide survey finds.

Fiserv rolls out 'EMV Ed' program for cardholders, FIs

The company's EMV education and marketing program provides an overview of the deployment process and tools for educating staff and cardholders.

TSYS, Acquirer Systems offer 'streamlined approach' to EMV testing

The companies say that their new solution, Astrex, reduces both time and cost for EMV certification.

Cardknox solution promises 'EMV in 24 Hours'

The company says it offers a simple solution to a complex problem, with a sandbox testing account, SDK and API, documentation, and a test terminal.

PAI, NSGA collaborate on EMV payments switch solution

PAI will provide an EMV switch solution for members of the National Sporting Goods Association.

Absa ATMs to trial EMV chip-based biometrics

The FI will pilot a new spec from Visa designed to integrate palm, voice, iris and facial biometrics with the EMV chip industry standard.

Visa reports 'progress and momentum' in EMV migration

The company reports that as of the end of August, 141.9 million chip cards had been issued in the US.

Most consumers unaware of EMV shift

Lower-income survey respondents were less likely to know about EMV cards than those in higher income brackets, according to merchant services provider Habortouch.

SmartMetric touts EMV card with fingerprint reader

The card's smart chip will not work unless it matches the owner's fingerprint, making it useless if lost or stolen, the company says.

NCR sale rumors resurface

The company has postponed its planned investor day, giving rise to speculation that a buyout might still be in the works.

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