Virtual Account Number

buzz buzz
I noticed that my new credit card had this (first one, eeek) and I was wondering if anyone found it useful. For those of you who don't know what it is, its a generated account number that's good for one merchant only. This helps with web safety and what not.
02/04/2011
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Jul!a Jul!a
I've never heard of that. But that actually sounds pretty neat.
02/04/2011
BadgersRose BadgersRose
I hadn't heard of that either but I could see that being useful as well.
03/21/2011
sexyintexas sexyintexas
Quote:
Originally posted by buzz
I noticed that my new credit card had this (first one, eeek) and I was wondering if anyone found it useful. For those of you who don't know what it is, its a generated account number that's good for one merchant only. This helps with web ... More
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03/21/2011
~LaUr3n~ ~LaUr3n~
Never heard of this. Sounds unnecessary.
03/21/2011
bobowaxer bobowaxer
I think virtual numbers are fantastic. It's the only way I make online purchases.
03/22/2011
bunny love bunny love
I would probably use them if my credit card had the option available for free.
03/22/2011
null null
That sounds pretty cool. I'm in a computer forensics and security class that talks about stuff like this all the time, I might have to bring this up.
03/22/2011
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