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Remind me - What is EMV technology again?

Remind me - What is EMV technology again?

January 12, 2016

Cards with EMV chip technology – also referred to as smart cards, chip cards, or EMV cards – encrypt your personal card information into a micro-chip embedded into the card. The cards generate a one-time use code for each transaction performed, making EMV chip card data nearly impossible to counterfeit and less attractive for criminals to steal. When making purchases at retailers that accept EMV chip technology, your information is protected under a higher level of security.  Read More...

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