Protect yourself from identity fraud
There has been much publicity lately about the chips now appearing in our credit and debit cards call RFID or Radio Frequency Identification.
Now these are cool at the pay counter. Just swipe them near the card machine and the card has a little electronic chat with the cash register – sharing your account details without you having to do anything as mundane or bothersome as entering your pin – and then the transaction is completed in a flash (assuming your credit is still good!)
The thing is, thieves think this tech is cool as well. All they need to do is….read more
“Just received your latest newsletter and wanted to share a story with you about a shopping experience I had recently. I was out shopping with my daughter in law for my granddaughter’s birthday present and it was the end of a long day. We approached the counter to make our purchase in an electronic store, I had taken my wallet out of my handbag but had not removed any cards ready to pay when low and behold I already had paid thanks to the chip in my credit card being scanned by their eftpos machine! As I said my card was still in my wallet and was nowhere near the machine but it scanned it and took the money in the blink of an eye. The shop girl was very apologetic and said they could refund the money straight away – obviously I was not the first person this had happened too…. and I doubt I’ll be the last.
Will definitely be ordering two Blockit pockets one for me and one for hubby. Thanks for all the work you do.” Caitlin Grace, NZ
Keep your credit cards in your Blockit-Pockit with your cell phone or:
Credit Card Blockers
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