Starting in October 2014, MasterCard’s ATM cards will not feature its zero-liability policy. This means that in the case of a fraudulent charge, the consumer will not be charged, as was the case in the past. While debit and credit cards were already on board, MasterCard did not originally include ATM cards in this plan. ATM cards have always been at risk of fraudulent activity, and MasterCard has made it easier for the consumer to use their card without fear. The December 2013 data breach at Target had a lot of people panicking over the use of plastic payment cards. […]

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