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Issue No. 04 - October-December (2006 vol. 5)
ISSN: 1536-1268
pp: 94-100
Gianluigi Me , Universit? degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
Alexander Schuster , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
Maurizio Adriano Strangio , Universit? degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
ABSTRACT
Mobile devices might soon be the most popular payment mechanism for electronic payments and, therefore, the perfect candidate for a personal trusted device. An electronic payment system (such as credit card networks) can perform e-payments by extending payment transactions to the handheld device. The need for security services, such as authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and nonrepudiation is paramount because heterogeneous wireless network technologies such as personal area networks, local area networks, and wide area networks have both well-known and yet-undiscovered security weaknesses. A Java-based, secure local macropayment system prototype retrieves electronic checks from a bank and uses them to pay vendors for goods and services, with different interaction levels at the point of sale.
INDEX TERMS
personal trusted device, security, payment, handheld, ECIES, Java
CITATION
Gianluigi Me, Alexander Schuster, Maurizio Adriano Strangio, "Mobile Local Macropayments: Security and Prototyping", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 5, no. , pp. 94-100, October-December 2006, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2006.78
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