12 Months of Fraud - The Payment Village Blog

A monthly blog discussing fraudulent scenarios that are brought to our attention.

Red Team testing for BNPL providers

Adding crypto to payment cards is playing with fire

Buy now pay less or…not at all

How to solve The DEF CON Credit Card Hacking Challenge

How I used depefakes to bypass security verifications in a bank

No Photoshop required. How to issue a debit card using stolen ID details

How to clone Google Pay/MasterCard transactions and bypass the £100 limit?

How to make a functional clone of a Google Pay/MasterCard wallet and make purchases above "Tap and Go" limits?

Modern EMV and NFC cardholder verification issues

On the 15th of October, the UK will be increasing Tap & Go limits from £45 to £100 but what does that mean?

What happens when businesses decide to enrol cryptocurrency cards

We have created checklists of the security features needed to enrol and use payment cards securely.

Contactless dining brings new fraud landscape and what you could do

The COVID-19 pandemic has massively impacted the way we interact, creating new possibilities for fraud. In this article we discuss new threat vectors