Gemalto says it will provide complete details on the reported hacking of its SIM card encryption keys this week.
International (excluding the USA) Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) debit cards rose 2.3% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the fourth quarter (Q4/14), on a dollar basis. On a local currency basis MC’s growth in Q4/14 international debit cards GDV growth outpaced VS by 11 percentage points, according to CardData.
European Union merchants and service providers can now easily download the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) policy and procedures. Every merchant and service provider that stores, processes, and/or transmits credit card information must become compliant with the PCI DSS.