What is Verified by Visa or SecureCode and why do I need to use it?

Verified by Visa and SecureCode are security measures invented by Visa and Master Card to help protect from someone illegally using your credit card online.

The systems allow you to set a password which must be entered correctly when buying things online. This adds another layer of security to verify that the individual using the credit card is truly you.

You can take advantage of these systems only if your credit card bank supports them. If they do, when you goto make a purchase here at DeviantArt you will be sent to a web page maintained by your bank. At this web page you will be asked to provide the password you use when buying things online.

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