3-D Secure : An additional security layer for online credit and debit card transactions.
Ciphertext : It is the encrypted data usually the output of an encryption algorithm
Cracker : A person who breaks computer network’s security maliciously to gain access to critical data.
Cryptanalysis : Analyzing a suspecting document for hidden data or chiphertext
Cyber Squatting : Is the illegal practice of registering an Internet domain name that might be wanted by another person in an intention to sell it later for a profit
Decipher : A standard algorithm for decrypting data
Domain name : The website address of an online store, e.g.www.amazon.com
Encryption : A method of scrambling data using an algorithm to protect / hide from unauthorized access.
Friendly Fraud : Is an intentional falsely claim of a costumer that they really didn’t buy(after receiving the goods)
Hacking : Unauthorized intrusion into a computer or a network. That is to say breaking security to gain access to a website illegally and intercept confidential information
Message digest (MD) : Is a representation of data in a form of single string of digits using one- way hashing formula.
One-Time Password (OTP) : A dynamic password that is valid for one login session or transaction provides a potential security for a e-payment transaction.
PIN (Personal Identification Number) : A static number that is assigned to consumers to secure card based payments.
Plaintext/ cleartext : It is the unencrypted information also called as input chip
Traffic : An indicator that marks the number of visitors for a particular site.