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FBI takes down alert on chip credit cards after bankers complain

12
Oct
2015
FBI takes down alert on chip credit cards after bankers complain

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The posted an online advisory about vulnerabilities with new , but then removed the message on Friday, less than a day later, following concerns from U.S. bankers that back chip cards.

The original online post was headlined, “New microchip-enabled credit cards may still be vulnerable to exploitation by fraudsters,” and was replaced by a “page not found” message as of mid-day Friday.
The FBI didn’t offer any comment Friday on what happened to the original post, which raised the need for (personal identification number) security included chip-embedded cards.

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