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RFID-Blocking Jeans & Jacket Protects Against Identity Theft

You’ve heard of tinfoil hats? Now US online clothing company Betabrand has teamed up with Norton to bring you RFID-blocking jeans and a blazer, to protect against ID theft. [youtube]http://youtu.be/G11xHMvhq3E[/youtube]   Credit and debit cards are increasingly equipped with RFID or NFC technology for contactless payments, and the technology is also used in passports. However there […]

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End of the Road for Laser Debit Cards

They’ve been phasing out of use for several years, depending which bank you use, but the Laser debit card scheme will finally cease operations on Friday. A statement from the Irish Payment Services Organisation has announced that all Laser cards have now been replaced with Visa and MasterCard debit cards. The operation of Laser card transactions […]

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