ArmInfo. VTB Bank ( Armenia) launched up-to date and safe service of internet-purchases for its Visa card owners. From 22 February 2017 internet-purchases of Visa card holders of VTB Bank will be secured with higher level of safety due to 3D Secure technologies.
According to the information of the press-office, 3D Secure technologies provide to authorize the cardholder at the upon the payment via internet internet, after client's entering one-use password, received from the Bank by SMS at the buying moment. Using 3D Secure technologies gives holders the following advantages: internet-purchases are confirmed by sole shift password, that are available only for card users (SMS is being sent to user's number), and are actual only for single buying process and for paying the client enter only six-figured code on the screen, received by SMS.
According to the sources to implement online-payment with 3D Secure technologies it is necessary to do shopping in online-stores, which hold this service, otherwise the payment will be done without one-use password. However, even in this case VTB Bank card holders will be secured with additional level of safety , which will lead the probability of fraudulence to zero.
To note, VTB Bank JSC (Armenia) has become the member of VTB international financial group on April of 2004. Currently the second in size VTB Bank JSC in Russia owns 100% shares of the VTB Bank Armenia. The Bank is traditionally on the Russian leader bank system list, according to basic factors. The final scope of VTB Bank (Armenia) counts 67 departments not only in capital, but also in all the regions of the country.