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MasterCard® Credit Card Brings Extra Security, Benefits to Credit Cards

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Jul 13, 2016 11:20:19 AM

Hanscom FCU’s Platinum Credit Card now carries the MasterCard brand. Your new card has updated chip technology to increase security, and you now have access to MasterCard benefits such as Fuel Rewards®, the Priceless® Cities program and MasterCard ID Theft Protection™.

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Topics: MasterCard, chip card

Is your chip card sending a radio signal?

Posted by Bill Burpeau on Feb 10, 2016 8:35:51 AM

Ten years ago, an IBM commercial ran of a young man wearing a trench coat, stuffing items in his coat as he walked through a grocery store.  He looked around suspiciously and began moving toward the door.  A security guard, watching his every move, followed him to the door.  As the two came face to face in the store vestibule, the security guard reached down, grabbed a piece of paper and said, "Excuse me sir. You forgot your receipt!"

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Topics: MasterCard

New Chip Cards and Apple Pay: Enhanced Security Plus International Acceptance

Posted by Moneywise Newsletter on Oct 16, 2015 3:00:00 AM

With the rise of credit card fraud, the United States is switching to the global credit card standard, called EMV, or the chip card.

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Topics: MasterCard, Mobile, Chip Cards

Apple Pay™ and Chip Card Technology Coming Soon!

Posted by Moneywise Newsletter on Jun 26, 2015 8:57:00 AM

Your ATM & Check Card and Platinum Credit Card will soon carry the latest chip technology designed to increase security and decrease fraud.

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Topics: MasterCard, Mobile, Chip Cards

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