In short, they want identities instead of cards.
As the credit card companies, banks, and retail outlets convert to chip cards, we must examine the impact on business and commercial markets. As with any move designed to improve security, there will most certainly be a variety of responses from the hackers and perpetrators of fraud.
The evidence is mounting that this move has caused a renewed emphasis by criminals on identify theft. By gathering social security, address, birth date, and other personal information, hackers are better positioned to hatch more elaborate schemes with more severe consequences.
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