Criminals have shifted focus from copying payment cards to wallet and identity theft
Salmela, Maija (08.11.2010)
JulkaisusarjaBank of Finland. Financial Market Report
Julkaisun pysyvä osoite onhttps://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:bof-201408074889
As payment cards with a chip have become increasingly widespread, card misuse has become more difficult. Criminals have thus shifted their focus from copying cards to stealing payment card PINs and wallets. Crime is also increasingly committed via the internet, eg identity hijacking.