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Merchants step up online fraud protection as data theft rises

Credit-card chip technology draws criminals from brick-and-mortar stores to the Web


THE adoption of credit-card chip technology by US retailers is having an unintended consequence: Criminals are moving from brick-and-mortar stores to the Internet.

The use of stolen card data to pay for merchandise on websites, in mobile apps and by dialling call centres...

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