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MasterCard Beefs Up Mobile Security

MasterCard is launching tokenization for merchants using its Digital Enablement Services to help these businesses assure their customers of the safety of their mobile programs, as security has moved to the forefront of concerns regarding smartphone shopping. The financial service is introducing tokenization services for customers paying through mobile and digital to more securely and seamlessly use their MasterCard. The service creates a unique token or code for each individual credit card, and rather than frequently using the credit number, the token is used to prevent hackers from accessing important numbers.

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