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Can someone read information off my contactless credit or debit card without my knowledge?

Since the cards are designed to be read within five centimeters from the terminal, a criminal would have to get extremely close to you with a reader.

But remember, the issuer of your card and the payment brands have put security measures in place to protect you, so even in the unlikely event that a criminal has read something off your contactless card, he or she can't do anything with it.

For more information, visit the Web site in your country for Visa or MasterCard www.visaeurope.com, www.visa-asia.com, www.visa.com.

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