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    <p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Millions of online shoppers could face chaos after a security shake-up that may bar customers without mobile phones.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Critics say banks have not done enough to prepare shoppers for the major changes, which are due to take place within weeks.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The new system, aimed at preventing fraud, requires customers to use an access code – typically sent to a mobile – before making purchases online.

    They must enter this number at the check-out to confirm payment.</p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Millions of online shoppers could face chaos after a security shake-up that may bar customers without mobile phones </div> <noscript> Millions of online shoppers could face chaos after a security shake-up that may bar customers without mobile phones </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Millions of online shoppers could face chaos after a security shake-up that may bar customers without mobile phones</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>But Money Mail has discovered a string of issues that could leave shoppers locked out.</p><ul class=”mol-bullets-with-font”><li class=”class”>Thousands of Santander customers without mobiles cannot complete purchases.<li class=”class”>The checks could also exclude those who do not get a mobile signal at home.<li class=”class”>Up to a third of purchases could fail.<li class=”class”>Some banks have still not yet warned their customers about the changes.<li class=”class”>Major banks are refusing to let customers ‘whitelist’ favourite retailers, which means they will always have to input the code.<div><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-20″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw money” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”2.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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  • </div> <div class=”fb”> <h2>Share this article</h2> <div class=”share”><span class=”wai”>Share</span></div> <div class=”count”><span>350</span> shares</div> </div> </div> <div class=”related-partners money”> <div class=”bdrcc”> <h2> HOW THIS IS MONEY CAN HELP </h2> <ul class=”link-xogr1 linkro-ccox cleared”> <li class=”full-width”> <span>Looking for a better bank? This is Money’s five of the best cvv shops 2020 current accounts</span> </div> </div> </div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Almost one in five payments to retailers are online, but under new European legislation, shoppers must soon verify internet purchases with a special code. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>This could be sent to your mobile phone or email address, generated on a card reader or via a banking app, or as an automated message to a landline.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The idea is to make it harder for fraudsters to go on a spree with credit or debit cards. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Many of us are already used to being sent passcodes by our bank when making an online payment as a way of proving we really are the person carrying out the transaction.</p><div class=”art-ins mol-factbox floatRHS money” data-version=”2″ id=”mol-118ee4a0-b300-11e9-9e2c-155b9d2abc62″ website fraud rules mean shoppers will need security codes to buy online