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Study: Hackers can get your credit card info in 6 seconds just by guessing it

In troubling news, a paper from researchers at Newcastle University in the UK claims that Visa’s credit-card payment system can be compromised online in “as little as six seconds.” The security flaw was possibly the point of entry for the cyber-attack on the UK’s Tesco Bank that lost £2.5 million. This isn’t some high-level hacking going on here either — all it takes for a determined thief to grab a treasure trove full of card data…

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Study: Hackers can get your credit card info in 6 seconds just by guessing it

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