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November 28, 2011 by

Mobile wallet pickpocketing risks low

Near-field communication-enabled mobile wallets susceptible to remote skimming but possibility of such threats minimal, say observers, with one adding users should adopt same precautions as physical ones.

October 24, 2011 by

Kaching! CBA unveils NFC iPhone push

The Commonwealth Bank has today taken the covers off of its near-field communication (NFC) payments product called Kaching, which enables pay-anyone facilities via Facebook, email and MasterCard PayPass.

January 10, 2010 by

Shielded wallets not necessary: Banks

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has said it was not necessary for customers to enclose their new contactless payment cards in a wallet that stops the card from being read by rogue scanners on the street.

May 28, 2008 by

Attacks on NFC mobile phones demonstrated

Yesterday, Collin Mulliner of the, a group of computer experts researching insecurities in wireless communications, has released the slides as well as the research tools he came up with in order to demonstrate various attacks and vulnerabilities in Near Field Communication mobile phones, a technology that will change the face of mobile payments, and naturally result in more innovative mobile phishing and malware attempts.


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