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Implantable credit card RFID chips: convenient, but creepy

Implantable credit card RFID chips: convenient, but creepy

Implantable credit card RFID chips: convenient, but creepy

It's a simple concept, really: You inject a miniature radio frequency identifier the size of a grain of rice between your thumb and forefinger and with a wave of your hand unlock doors, turn on lights, start your car or pay for your...

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Fraud risk minimal on canceled RFID chip card - Credit Cards

Fraud risk minimal on canceled RFID chip card

Fraud risk minimal on canceled RFID chip card

Chips keep transmitting after accounts are closed, but data is worthless to crooks

Tony Mecia is a business journalist who writes for a number of trade and general-interest publications. He writes "Cashing In," a weekly column about credit card rewards programs,...

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Card shields protect against low risk of RFID theft

Card shields protect against low risk of RFID theft

Card shields protect against low risk of RFID theft

Tony Mecia is a business journalist who writes for a number of trade and general-interest publications. He writes "Cashing In," a weekly column about credit card rewards programs, for CreditCards.com

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I'm traveling to...

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Card shields protect against low risk of RFID theft

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Tony Mecia is a business journalist who writes for a number of trade and general-interest publications. He writes "Cashing In," a weekly column about credit card rewards programs, for CreditCards.com

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Dear Cashing In,

I'm traveling to Europe this summer. Should I purchase some sort of shielded wallet or sleeves for my cards before I go? Currently, all...

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How to safely, securely destroy a credit card: 6 tips

How to safely, securely destroy a credit card: 6 tips

With fraud on the rise, a single scissor snip won't cut it anymore

In a world of escalating identity theft, one man's trash is another man's excuse to help himself to a new line of credit.

Taking a few half-hearted swipes with the scissors to your old credit cards just won't cut it anymore. Dumpster divers intent on looking...

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Radio frequency identification - Credit Card Terms and ...

Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions

Confused by credit card terms? CreditCards.com's glossary of credit card definitions will help. From account holder to Regulation Z, we have defined the most-common and most-confusing credit card terms.

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