Video: Answers to your most-common EMV questions

By Dana Kochnower

EMV credit cards are rolling out across the U.S. The cards contain a computer chip that's more secure against counterfeiters than traditional magnetic stripe technology. They're already widely used in other parts of the world. But here, many questions remain.

We spoke with the head of the Smart Card Alliance, Randy Vanderhoof, to get some answers. His comments are recorded in the series of videos below. Click an image or question to go to the video. 

1. Do I need to swipe my EMV credit card?

2. Do I need a PIN for my EMV credit card?

3. Will EMV credit cards protect my online purchases?

4. Will EMV chip cards work in NFC mobile wallets?

 See related: Poll: Wealthy getting EMV cards first, Online fraud may surge after EMV chip card rollout, 8 FAQs about EMV credit cards

Published: April 16, 2015

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