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December 4, 2014

Commercial Bank introduces security feature for debit and credit cards

Commercial Bank of Qatar has introduced an online security feature, 3D Secure, to all its Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club credit and debit cards.

By Verdict Staff

Commercial Bank of Qatar has introduced an online security feature, 3D Secure, to all its Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club credit and debit cards.

The new feature will provide protection to the bank customers at par with global online security standards by prohibiting unauthorized online transactions.

3D Secure portal will prompt online shoppers and traders to type a one-time password (OTP), sent to customers’ registered mobile numbers, while making any online transaction using the ‘Verified by Visa’, ‘MasterCard Secure Code’ or ‘Diners Club Protect Buy sign’ payment systems.

The feature will also work overseas after registering an international mobile number online or at a Commercial Bank branch.

Dean Proctor, EGM of retail and consumer banking at Commercial Bank, said: "Online shopping and trading are becoming increasingly popular due to greater choice and convenience."

"Security is a priority at Commercial and we provide the most up-to-date security features to ensure our customers can shop online with confidence. The introduction of 3D Secure gives our customers the peace of mind to transact quickly and effectively online."

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