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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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8. Google Wallet Flaws

A security researcher uncovered a serious flaw in Google Wallet in 2012 that could enable an attacker to view all the data contained in the owner's digital wallet on the device, including credit card numbers. The attack required a rooted phone and relied on a brute force attack to get the PIN code associated with the user's Google Wallet account. Security experts say researchers will be analyzing Apple's implementation for similar weaknesses. The attack was demonstrated with a malicious application that retrieved the Google Wallet PIN in seconds.

 
 
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