New Hack Lets Attackers Bypass MasterCard PIN by Using Them As Visa Card

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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a novel attack that could allow criminals to trick a point of sale terminal into transacting with a victim’s Mastercard contactless card while believing it to be a Visa card.
The research, published by a group of academics from ETH Zurich, builds on a study detailed last September that delved into a PIN bypass attack, permitting bad actors to leverage a