READ ALL ABOUT IT: Blockchain, Bitcoins and Deep Insert Skimmers

May 13, 2016 CO-OP Financial Services

Insight Vault Week in ReviewWill Blockchain Really Change Everything?
NPR All Things Considered
University of Toronto professor Don Tapscott considers blockchain the greatest innovation in computer science in years. But how is blockchain likely to change our online interactions – especially banking transactions?

 

Fraud Alert: New ATM Skimmers Go Deep
Krebs on Security
A new trend in ATM fraud involves “deep insert skimmers” – tiny fraud devices that are hidden inside the card acceptance slots on ATM machines.

 

Apple Pay and Mobile Wallets Beat EMV on Speed
CNBC
Mobile wallets like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay run faster than EMV chip card transactions. But does this really make a difference? Hint: It’s the experience, not the time spent.

 

What Are Bitcoins Being Used for Right Now, in 2016?
Finextra
Great question, right? While this “new” cryptocurrency has already been through it’s share of ups and downs, it is currently circulation as a real currency. Who’s using it? What is it good for?

 

Tracking the Growth of Mobile and P2P Payments
First Annapolis Consulting
Nearly 60 percent of smartphone uses have made a mobile payment within the last year, and 10 percent of users in every age group are now using P2P payments. Find out where the growth in mobile payments is taking place.

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