Secure Online Shopping

Posted on December 30, 2007 @ 2:54 pm

There have been new developments in technology that can help you to have a secure online shopping experience.

Why would you want a secure shopping experience?

I am sure that you are familiar with identity theft and fraud right?  Well, with the current method of inputting your credit card number online, there is the potential for someone to steal your number and make unauthorized purchases with your card.

Now, with smart card technology becoming more popular, there are good ways to secure your online shopping experience.  You see, the card encoding used on smart cards is very secure, meaning that anyone will have difficulties accessing or using your card.

To enhance your shopping experience at home, you can use a chip card reader installed in your computer, to use your smart card enhanced credit card while shopping online.

While you are on the go, there have also been some SIM Applications that allow you to shop directly from your phone without divulging your credit card information.

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