What is 3D Secure?
3D Secure is an online service designed by Visa and MasterCard to make online shopping transactions safer by authenticating a cardholder’s identity at the time of purchase. This service is known as Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode. To ensure that your purchases in the internet from the registered suppliers can be completed successfully, you will receive an SMS with a randomly generated TAN every time you buy something; in addition you are required to answer a safety prompt.
For more information about 3D Secure please visit www.mastercardsecurecode.com
What are the benefits of 3D Secure?
- Substantial security gain because the likeliness of wrongful use is greatly reduced by internet dealers using 3D Secure
- Web based, user friendly registration and service, which does not require you to download any specific software to your computer
How can you register for 3D Secure?
In order to use 3D Secure in your online purchases you need to have a 3D Secure password. You can create your password either now by clicking here, or during your first online purchase from a supplier who is registered to the system.