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Smart cards harder to hack and harder to get in U.S.

On the heels of the Target mass personal data grab, Neiman-Marcus announced that they too had lost a million customer accounts. KTVU took a look into a widely used advanced anti-theft technology, still struggling to find its way into the America credit card industry. In Europe, credit cards have embedded microchips which are much harder to hack than magnetic stripes, predominant in the U.S now. Yet, only a few U.S. banks are beginning to issue such cards. International Traveler Bill Lawson puts it this way, "It's a great technology. I travel a lot, I go to Europe."

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