In the News – March 2019

PNC Bank is Testing E-Ink CVV Shifting Credit Cards in 90-Day Trial

To prevent credit card fraud, PNC Bank is testing out Dynamic CVV2 credit cards that are developed by VISA and Idemia. The cards will change their CVV (card verification value) every 60 minutes by implementing an algorithm supplied by VISA. PNC Bank will be pilot testing these dynamic credit cards for 90 days and are looking to roll out the new cards in early 2019.

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GOOGLE CHROME IS TESTING A FEATURE TO WARN USERS ABOUT SUSPICIUS URLS

As phishing scams become more sophisticated, Google’s engineers have been working to find better ways to help users identify sketchy domains. Google Chrome is currently testing out a new feature that will flag suspicious URLs by flagging mistyped URLs or domains that are trying to mimic addresses of more reputable websites. This feature will ensure that users’ payment or other personal information will be more secure.

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APPLE TAKES DRASTIC MEASURES TO STOP A NASTY FACETIME BUG

Whenever you hear reports of a new bug or vulnerability with a software or technology you use, it’s often hard to tell how seriously you should take these reports. Unfortunately, when it came to a bug regarding Apple’s FaceTime chat, there was no denying the seriousness as Apple pulled the plug on FaceTime group chats. What makes this bug so alarming is that it’s relatively simple to pull off; it would allow the caller to listen in on whatever’s happening on the other end of the line—before the recipient answers the call.

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