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developer:cvv2 [2008/01/10 13:40]
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developer:cvv2 [2008/04/29 08:56] (current)
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-The card security codes are 3 or 4 digit codes printed or embossed on Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards. ​ These codes are also referred to as CVV2, CVC, CSC or CCID.  Their purpose is to provide additional protection against fraudulent card use.+Card Verification Value (CVV) provides an additional level of online fraud protection.  ​The card security codes are 3 or 4 digit codes printed or embossed on Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards. ​ These codes are also referred to as CVV2, CVC, CSC or CCID.  Their purpose is to provide additional protection against fraudulent card use. 
  
 ===== Storage and Security Considerations ===== ===== Storage and Security Considerations =====
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 +==== Where To Find the Code ====
  
 +=== American Express ===
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 +A four digit non-embossed number on the face of the card.
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 +|{{:​developer:​amex_card_cvv.jpg|}}|
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 +=== Discover ===
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 +A three digit non-embossed number on the back of the card printed within the signature panel after the account number.
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 +|{{:​developer:​discover_card_cvv.jpg|}}|
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 +=== MasterCard ===
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 +A three digit non-embossed number on the back of the card printed within the signature panel after the account number.
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 +|{{:​developer:​master_card_cvv.jpg|}}|
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 +=== Visa ===
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 +A three digit non-embossed number on the back of the card printed within the signature panel after the account number.
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 +|{{:​developer:​visa_card_cvv.jpg|}}|
  
 ==== Response Codes ==== ==== Response Codes ====
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