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Contactless card security flaw still not fully fixed 18 months on

A flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER they've been cancelled has still not been fully fixed

24 January 2018

Card and contactless payments overtake cash for first time

Card payments have overtaken cash for the first time ever, according to the latest retail figures

12 July 2017

Guest Comment: How the regulator is tackling contactless card fraud

Andrew Bailey, Financial Conduct Authority chief executive, says it's working to stamp out contactless card fraud

30 March 2017

Regulator to tackle contactless card security flaw after MSE investigation

Bank customers who have cancelled a contactless card may no longer have to check statements for signs of fraud

29 March 2017

MP demands action over contactless card security flaw

Senior Labour MP Rachel Reeves cited MSE's case study in Parliament while quizzing financial regulators

9 February 2017

Contactless card fraud cases continue to surface following MSE investigation

One woman had three cancelled contactless cards used by fraudsters while others have also reported being targeted

20 December 2016

Regulator reviewing contactless card security after MSE investigation

Lloyds Banking Group has responded to a request for information from the Financial Conduct Authority

9 November 2016

Lloyds and Halifax contactless fraud procedures 'under review' after MSE reveals security flaw

Banks to examine their policies after we revealed lost and stolen cards can be used by crooks months after cancellation

26 September 2016

'Hopper fare' makes millions of London bus journeys free

London commuters and visitors can hop on two buses for the price of one for journeys within an hour from today

12 September 2016