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Researcher warns of flaws in Samsung Pay tokenisation and mag stripe features

A researcher claims to have found vulnerabilities in Samsung Pay's tokenisation mechanism and its magnetic secure transmission (MST) technology that could allow hackers to steal users' tokens and make fraudulent purchases.

New device can allegedly clone 15 contactless bank cards a second

The Daily Star newspaper is reporting that a new device has surfaced online which has the ability to clone 15 contactless bank cards a second.

Android Pay launches in UK; 28% of consumers worried about digital payment security

Security and payment experts warn that the Google-backed Android Pay UK launch on 18 May is promising, however could be held back by concerns over malware.

SC staff hit by contactless card theft

A member of the SC team has had money taken from their bank account, apparently via a contactless card theft.