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Contactless card security flaw largely fixed, in win for MSE's two-year campaign

The financial regulator has said that "almost all" contactless transactions from the two biggest card schemes are now processed 'online' in order to combat a security flaw which meant crooks could use cards months after they'd been cancelled

29 January 2019

Guest comment: How the financial regulator's tackled contactless card fraud

The FCA’s Christopher Woolard gives an update on the regulator’s work to protect consumers from contactless card fraud - and what you can do if you think you’ve been targeted

29 January 2019

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland now let you track spending via Google Maps

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have started allowing customers to track where they've been spending with a new Google Maps feature

28 November 2018

New Curve card claims to be 'the only card you need to carry' - but here's what to watch out for

A new debit card lets you connect your existing debit and credit cards – but there are a few things to watch out for

22 January 2018

Monarch refunds: 'I got £175 back in just three days'

The first reclaim successes from passengers hit by the collapse of Monarch Airlines are already coming in

10 October 2017

Government to ban ALL charges for paying by credit or debit card

Companies will be banned from charging ANY fees for credit or debit card payments from January

19 July 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

Barclays customers left unable to use cards and make payments after 'technical difficulties'

A large number of Barclays customers were left unable to pay with their debit cards or make ATM withdrawals on Saturday

25 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

Top pick overseas debit card closes to new customers

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society is no longer accepting new applications for its Gold Classic current account

7 October 2016

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