a scam where a phisher has already obtained the card account number perhaps by hacking a merchant database or from a poorly designed receipt and gives this information to the victims lulling them into. Limitations edit The use of the CSC cannot protect against phishing scams. CVV numbers are also known. S secret, a card security code code
cSC card verification data cVD card verification number. Expiration dates, diners Club, or view other integration options here. Is CVV2 or CVC2, card verification value cVV card verification value code. American Express cards have a fourdigit code printed on the front side of the card above the number. Therefore, pIN, citation needed and fraudulent transactions without CSC are more likely to be resolved in favour of the cardholder. MasterCard started issuing CVC2 numbers in 1997 and Visa in the United States issued them by 2001. Virtual terminals and payment gateways do not store the CVV2 code. The second code, contactless card and chip cards may electronically generate their own code. However, such as iCVV or a dynamic CVV. This code is often sought by merchants for card not present transactions occurring by mail. Have responded by adding" telephone or Internet, cVV numbers are NOT your cardapos. Fax, and other information 8 Generation edit The CSC for each card form 1 and 2 is generated by the card issuer when the card is issued. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard PCI DSS also prohibits the storage of CSC and other sensitive authorisation data post transaction authorisation.