Selfie for MasterCard Payment– A new application used by MasterCard for an easy payment only takes a single shot on your phone.
MasterCard payment security introduces selfie scan as facial recognition, an alternative to SecureCode using new application for their no hassle, stress free payment.
With this selfie app from smartphone, costumers can easily verify their bills and purchases.
Instead of having password they can now access it through online in just taking selfie out of their phone.
Being known as world of technology and people who love to take pictures, MasterCard then used this new and modernized method. Taking some selfies out of your phone is much easier than remembering your password, that how this method is being established.
According to Ajay Bhalla, security expert at MasterCard, “The new generation, which is into selfies…I think they’ll find it cool. They’ll embrace it,”
A confirmation will appear every time the costumer order something, an option will then offer you to have a selfie from you phone, this will verify if it’s you who makes the purchase.
MasterCard created this system together with the partnership of Apple, Google and Samsung.
A system where in costumer’s face will be digitize into a series of zeroes then converts into a hash that’s then compared to the hash stored on servers.
MasterCard announced that they are open for partnership from smartphone manufacturer in order to enable this new method of authentication.
As for now, to prevent against hackers from stealing someone’s credit card number, each online transaction is using SecureCode that requires a password.