Advanced IMEI and Credit Card Validation Techniques using Layered based LUHN’s Algorithm

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Dr. V. Ilango, Nadeem Akram N


Electronic cards are trending in the present scenario for carrying out secure and cashless transactions.There is a need to understand different sources of threat which can result in inappropriate use of Electronic cards by using forge Access Credentials.One can easily store all the relevant details of cards just by Swiping them into a Point of Sales(POS) transaction device,later the details of the card such as CVV and four digit pin can be stored into the buffer which can be used to create a Similar Credit Card and Withdraw as much money as possible.Similarly IMEI is a Key Parameter of Every Electronic gadget to be specific to Mobile Phones,the primary purpose of IMEI is to uniquely identify each and every mobile phones. The present paper attempts to define a method which can be used to validate a given IMEI number on whether if it is valid or not,the same method can be used to validate most of the Credit Card and Debit Cards as well,this will result in a secure mean in dealing with mobile phones as well as secure plastic card for digital transactions based its authenticity.

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, D. V. I. N. A. N. “Advanced IMEI and Credit Card Validation Techniques Using Layered Based LUHN’s Algorithm”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 6, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 166-71, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v6i4.1538.