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How 30million ‘wi-fi’ credit cards can be plundered by cyber identity thieves exploiting contactless payment technology – Daily Mail

Article on the the Mail Online showing how contactless payment cards can be copied and cloned in a mater of minutes, including some real life examples of where this has been used to defraud customers or stores out of money. Even some accidental use of these cards meaning some customers are even being charged more than once for payments intended for the customers Oyster cards on London buses.

  • Modified mobile phones can strip card details in seconds
  • Card-holders could be ‘robbed’ by people next to them on train
  • Oyster readers on buses mistakenly charge bank cards

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2334468/How-30million-wi-fi-credit-cards-plundered-cyber-identity-thieves-exploiting-contactless-payment-technology.html