Flaws in Visa contactless cards allow for bypass of anti-fraud checks, researchers warn

Researchers say they discovered a technique for exploiting Visa contactless cards that could allow attackers to bypass certain a pair of anti-fraud “payment checks” that normally require a purchaser’s verification. Positive Technologies researchers Leigh-Anne Galloway and Tim Yunusov successfully tested the exploit on five major banks in the U.K., according

Hey, if you could all not apply for the $125 from Equifax and just take the free ID monitoring, that would be great – FTC

Not enough settlement cash to go around, sighs watchdog America’s trade watchdog is officially telling millions in the US not to apply for the $125 it promised each of them as part of a deal it struck with Equifax – and instead take up the offer of free credit monitoring.…