There are many Malaysians that still believe that contactless payments are not safe. Recently, there was a video being circulated which supposedly demonstrates how easy it is for criminals to steal money from your paywave or paypass card. We have debunked such claims yesterday and the Association of Banks in Malaysia has also issued a press statement on the viral story.
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Just recently a video has been circulating online that showed how easy it is to steal money from a paywave or paypass card. The man held a card terminal towards a person’s butt and it manages to get a card approval for a $0.05 transaction. But is this really true? Before you hit that share button for the video, here are the facts that you need to know.
Whether it is dining or shopping, paying by cash can be inconvenient. If you don’t have enough cash, you’ll need to find an ATM and it gets worse if there’s a long queue. If the cash is too large, some cashiers might be reluctant to accept your money.
Why fumble with cash and coins when you can go cashless with Visa payWave? It’s easy and secure, saving you time to focus on things that matter the most.
Samsung Pay is officially turning one, and they’ve got some pretty snazzy rewards for those who are using the app during their anniversary period.
If you use Samsung Pay, Samsung Malaysia is offering mystery Ang Pows using your reward points. This promotion is applicable to both new and existing Samsung Pay users.
Bixby is Samsung’s very own virtual assistant which was introduced together with the Galaxy S8/S8+ and it’s also available on the Galaxy Note8. Not only you can command your phone using your voice, you can use it to set customised actions such as running multiple apps or tasks at a single command.
It also gets smarter the more you use it. If it doesn’t get it right the first time, you can teach it so that it will know how to respond the next time you issue the same command.
To encourage more people to use Bixby, Samsung is running a Bixby Level Up campaign where you can get rewarded with Samsung Reward points.
McDonald’s self-service kiosks have finally made their appearance in Malaysia, after already being available in other countries prior to the local roll-out.
You’ve heard of Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Well, it looks like there’s going to be a new Pay in the game and that Pay is called Sarawak Pay. Yep, Bank Negara has just approved Sarawak’s own cashless payment system.
Apart from the usual credit and debit cards, Samsung Pay is now accepting PayPal as a mode of payment. This allows users to use their PayPal funds at more places than ever before.