Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Hacking (Hint: It Involves A Card That Can Read Fingerprints)
A Houston startup thinks that they have part of the solution to Target-style hacking. Their company has produced credit cards with a fingerprint reader and microprocessor. The card, called Epic One, uses new technology that offers dual authentication, two different pieces of information to make sure you are who you say you are before making a purchase. Theoretically the Epic One card never exposes your Visa V +0.28%, MasterCard MA -0.42%, Amex or other cards to the network where most of the data hijacking occurs. For the full article check out this Epic article on Forbes.