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Zeta Launches Super Card With All New Anti-Fraud Security Measures

Updated: November 24, 2016, 2:01 PM IST
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Zeta Launches Super Card With All New Anti-Fraud Security Measures
Zeta launches Zeta smart card with additional security measures. (Image: Zeta)

Zeta launches its first product for all end consumers with secure payment system - Zeta Super Card. The Super Card introduces anti-fraud security measures like geo-tagging and dynamic PIN for authenticating payments.

The MasterCard powered Zeta Super Card can be applied for through the Zeta app or the Zeta website. The Zeta Super Card can be used by all consumers by simply transferring funds from their bank account or debit/credit card via the Zeta app.

Zeta Co-founder and CEO Bhavin Turakhia said, “With India’s digital payments industry expected to touch $500 billion by 2020, it is essential that card payment systems offer completely secure methods to safeguard users from all possible threats.”

The Anti-Fraud measures in the Zeta Super Card are as follows:

1. SuperPIN: To secure both online and in-store transactions Zeta replaces the static 4-digit PIN and SMS-based OTP with a dynamic 6-digit SuperPIN that is generated on the app for every transaction.

2. Location Shield: Through geo-tagging, Zeta tracks and matches the location of the transaction - where the Super Card has been used and where the SuperPIN has been generated. In case of a mismatch, the transaction is blocked thereby ensuring the card is never used without the knowledge of the user.

3. Swipe2Pay: Zeta users can authorise payments using a swipe action on the app to make payments online. This feature does away with the need to punch in an SMS-dependant OTP and provides added security to the user who need not key any sensitive information, thereby safeguarding the transaction in case the mobile phone is compromised.

Zeta users will also be able to soon enjoy reward points on every transaction done through the Zeta Super Card. These rewards points can be claimed for gift vouchers.

Additionally, Zeta has introduced the self-serve KYC feature, which enables users to upload a copy of their Aadhaar Card allowing them to store up to Rs. 1 lakh in their Zeta Super Card, up from the existing limit of Rs. 10,000.

First Published: November 24, 2016, 2:01 PM IST
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