MasterCard Named Exclusive Card Processor by Green Dot Bank

MasterCard announced that it was chosen to be the transaction processor and network gateway for all Green Dot Bank-issued deposit accounts, including the bank’s debit card products. Through this new relationship, Green Dot’s debit and prepaid products will be processed through MasterCard’s platform which represents the latest in state-of-the-art processing solutions, with safety and security

Everlink Announces DebitWear an Interac Flash Enabled Wearable Payments Solution

Everlink Payment Services Inc. announced that it has completed a proof of concept market trial for its latest debit card innovation – DebitWear. DebitWear is a contactless-only, debit card form factor that uses the same EMV and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology currently being used for Interac Flash enabled cards. With DebitWear the “debit card”

Telecel Launches Debit Card

Telecel has introduced a debit card for Telecash subscribers, the Telecash gold card, which they can use to pay for goods and services at any of the more than 5 000 ZimSwitch points of sale across the country. It is the first mobile phone network to have issued debit cards for its mobile electronic wallet

Heartland Secure Launched to Offer Merchants the Highest Level of Credit/Debit Card Data Security

Heartland Payment Systems has is introducing Heartland Secure – a comprehensive credit/debit card data security solution that combines three powerful technologies working in tandem to provide merchants with the highest level of protection available against card-present data fraud. Featuring a breach warranty, this innovative solution is designed to provide merchants with protection against point-of-sale (POS)

The Bank of Mauritius Cautions Against Skimmed/Cloned Cards

It has come to the knowledge of the Bank of Mauritius that skimmed/cloned cards are in circulation and fraudsters are trying to use them on banks’ ATMs. Card skimming is the illegal copying of information from the magnetic strip of a credit or ATM card. This involves stealing information off a credit card during a

Target Confirms Unauthorized Access to Payment Card Data in U.S. Stores

Target has confirmed it is aware of unauthorized access to payment card data that may have impacted certain guests making credit and debit card purchases in its U.S. stores. Target is working closely with law enforcement and financial institutions, and has identified and resolved the issue. “Target’s first priority is preserving the trust of our

SASSA MasterCard Debit Card Boosts Financial Inclusion

Following the 10 million South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) MasterCard Debit card milestone announcement, an independent consumer survey has attributed this program as being one of the largest contributors to increasing financial inclusion in South Africa. According to FinScope South Africa 2013, South Africa’s banked population has grown 8% since 2012, with 75% (27.4

MasterCard debuts Priceless Africa in Nigeria

MasterCard has announced the launch of the Priceless Africa campaign in Nigeria, a part of the global Priceless Cities campaign; that aims to reward consumers in Nigeria for their loyalty and to enhance their journey towards embracing cashless transactions. Nigeria will be joining the current 26 MasterCard Priceless destinations across the globe, as consumers get

Alternative Payments Favoured Over Card for Gamers

Consumers globally are increasingly using alternative payment methods to purchase video games instead of credit or debit card, according to research findings unveiled by WorldPay, a global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments. Video Games Payment Preferences, a whitepaper exploring the payment landscape and purchasing frustrations in the video game industry based on