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10 Reasons Why Apple Pay Beats Google Wallet On Security

The new Apple Pay feature incorporated into the latest iPhone and Apple Watches trounces Google Wallet on security and privacy, mobile payment experts say. Here are 10 reasons why.

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9. Google Stores Card Data

Google stores credit card numbers in its servers, according to its documentation. All of the financial data is encrypted, according to Google. An attacker that gains access to an individual's Wallet ID could view the card data and any transactions the user made. Google says full credit and debit card information is never shown in the app. Rather than assigning a token during a payment transaction, Google uses host card emulation to open up a secure connection to the payment terminal using the device's NFC chip.

 
 
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