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AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud 228

Posted by timothy
from the so-be-good-for-goodness-sake dept.
jfruh (300774) writes "Imagine you've spent years making credit card purchases in your home state of California, and suddenly a bunch of charges appear the card in Russia. Your bank might move to shut the card down for suspected fraud, which would be great if your account number had been stolen by hackers — but really irritating if you were on vacation in Moscow. AT&T is proposing a service that would allow customers to let their bank track their movements via their cell phone, to confirm that you (or at least your phone) and your credit card are in the same place."
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AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

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