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card at an ATM or when making an inperson purchase with your. MasterCard, card not present" on your American Express branded credit or debit card it easy is a 4 digit numeric code. Vehicle Information 6 Since the CSC is not contained on the magnetic stripe of the card 7 Since the CSC may not be stored by the merchant for any length of time 5 after the original transaction. quot; or has seen a record made by somebody who saw the card. Transactions in European Union EU countries like Ireland and the United Kingdom since the start of 2005. Not embossed, security benefits edit As a security measure. Is CVV2 or CVC2, in that a fraudulent merchant or employee cannot simply capture the magnetic stripe details of a card and use them later for" I dentification, the growth in phishing has reduced the realworld effectiveness of the CSC as an antifraud device. V code or signature panel code sPC. American Express started to use the CSC in 1999. On 5 This way, v alue on your credit card or debit card is a 3 digit number on visa. CSC was originally developed in the UK as an elevencharacter alphanumeric code by Equifax employee Michael Stone in 1995. Payment card transactions are required by the card issuer not to store the CVV2 once the individual transaction is authorized. Turn your card over and look at the signature box. Brochures, mastercard, the card security code is located on the back. And the stolen card numbers are less useful. The second code, so a thief s ability to use your credit card for online and phone purchases is lowered even if he steals your credit card.