MasterCard

  • 'The Less Cash Way': Getting rid of the burden of currency 02-03-2014 10:06 PM

    More and more consumers these days are feeling secure to go online and experience its convenience to make retail purchases or do travel bookings. Master Card, Division President, South Asia, Ari Sarker said, "Online transactions help consumers not to stand in queues for making payments as opposed to being out...
  • WikiLeaks files complaint over Visa, Mastercard 15-07-2011 11:09 AM

    London: WikiLeaks and the Icelandic IT company DataCell filed a formal complaint to the European Commission on Thursday, saying payment companies Visa Europe and MasterCard Inc violated EU antitrust laws by blocking donations. Visa Europe, which runs the largest card network in the European Union, and MasterCard blocked WikiLeaks from...
  • WikiLeaks getting credit card funds 08-07-2011 07:28 AM

    London: WikiLeaks has again begun accepting credit card donations, a company affiliated with the secret-spilling site said Thursday. Andreas Fink, the chief executive of Icelandic payment processor DataCell, told The Associated Press that Visa and MasterCard were again processing payments to WikiLeaks after a seven-month hiatus. Fink claimed the move...
  • Facebook, Twitter delete pro-WikiLeaks hackers' accounts 10-12-2010 12:33 PM

    London: Facebook and Twitter deleted the accounts of cyber activists who targeted Visa and other Internet payment sites that sought to block the WikiLeaks website after its release of US diplomatic cables. Facebook confirmed it had removed the activists' Operation Payback site on Thursday because it was promoting a distributed...
  • Visa becomes next target for WikiLeaks backers 09-12-2010 11:47 AM

    New York: The websites for Visa and MasterCard were inaccessible for parts of Wednesday, likely the result of attacks by WikiLeaks supporters who are angry that the credit card companies had stopped processing donations to the organization. Both MasterCard and Visa said that cardholders' accounts were not at risk and...
  • Attack on MasterCard site a grass-roots effort 09-12-2010 11:32 AM

    Boston: Advocates of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange quickly built a cyber army that took down MasterCard Inc's website using simple tools posted on the Web. MasterCard's website was shut down for much of the day on Wednesday as a group calling itself AnonOps organized a "Denial of Service" attack on...
  • WikiLeaks supporters attack MasterCard site 08-12-2010 07:01 PM

    London: Hackers have crashed the website of credit card firm MasterCard in apparent retaliation for its blocking of donations to the Wikileaks website, the BBC and other media reported on Wednesday. MasterCard was not immediately available to comment. The website did not appear to be available online. Web activists calling...