Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Is Google Wallet Safe?

Feb 14, 2012, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"What would happen if you lost your wallet to a thief? It's a question that Google Wallet users on Android phones are asking themselves in the wake of multiple reports of security vulnerabilities in Google's mobile payment technology.

Google Wallet is a virtual payment system that can be used with online merchants on the web, as well as in brick-and-mortar stores via a mobile app on Android phones. At issue is the Android app, which stores credit card data on phones equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) radio technology.

Complete Story

Related Stories: