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Credit Card Primary Account Number and Encryption

50 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Your Credit: Everything You Need to Know About Identity Theft, Credit Cards, Credit Repair, and Credit Reports Primary Account Number (PAN) is a “12-digit or 19-digit numeric code embossed on the face side of a bank card, and also encoded in the Magnetic Stripe. The primary account number […]

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Credit card authorization process weakness

Image via Wikipedia Credit Repair Kit For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance)) Credit card authorization sequence: 1) Creditholder swipes card at merchant. A request is sent to merchants bank 2) Merchants bank “asks” processor to determine the cardholder bank 3) Processing network finds cardholders bank and request approval for purchase 4) Cardholders bank […]

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