Global - Services - Smartcards - Fraud and Security
Archived report. This report was archived in 2005 and has not been updated. Computer fraud is a major impediment to the expansion of e-commerce. Not only does it represent a financial loss to the victims, but it acts as a deterrent to people using on-line commerce. Fraud can take many forms, from simply using a stolen card, copying cards while out of sight of its owner, or ‘skimming’ information from cards as they are inserted into ATMs. This report describes the various forms of fraud, and systems being introduced to combat it.
Table of Contents
2. Debit and credit card fraud
2.1 Fraud statistics from 2005
2.2 Fraud statistics from 2004
2.2.1 The situation in Asia
2.2.2 The situation in North America
2.2.3 The situation in Europe
2.2.4 The situation in Australia
2.2.5 The situation in Africa
3.2 Secure electronic trading (SET)
3.2.1 Digital certificates
3.2.2 Digital receipts
3.2.3 Credit card companies delaying SET introductions
3.2.4 Investigations into anti-competitive behaviour
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