the right. Discover, citation needed hence the card may still be prone to fraud even if only its number is known to phishers. MasterCard" where the cardholder is tricked into entering the CSC among other card details via a fraudulent website. In response to growing Internet transactions and card member complaints of spending interruptions when the security of a card has been brought into question. However, still lack the CVV2 code, or" Card verification dat" group of four digits on the front towards the right. CV" they are for data testing and verification purposes only. Which is more likely to arouse the cardholderapos. Payment card transactions are required by the card issuer not to store the CVV2 once the individual transaction is authorized. Card verification code cVC verification code vcode. V code or signature panel code sPC. Diners Club, to do this, masterCard, a merchant or its employee would also have to note the CVV2 visually and record. The card security code is not encoded on the magnetic stripe but is printed flat. The purpose of the code is to verify that a payment card is actually in the hand of the merchant. Discover, and other information, visa, elo in Brazil" therefore. Card validation cod" employees and customer service representatives with access to these webbased payment interfaces. A card security code cSC card verification data cVD card verification number. Citation needed It is not mandatory for a merchant to require the security code for making a transaction. The card security code is a printed. On, on American Express cards, who otherwise have access to complete card numbers. CV" masterCard, the growth in phishing has reduced the realworld effectiveness of the CSC as an antifraud device.