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November 09, 1994|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Microsoft, Visa to Develop Secure Electronic Payment System: The software giant and the credit card purveyor said they will work together to develop a secure method for transmitting credit-card information between buyers and merchants. The effort could eventually make it much easier for customers and merchants to conduct business over the Internet computer network or other on-line computer services. The technology will be based on Microsoft's popular operating system Windows and will be available in 1995. It will include encryption capabilities--which scramble sensitive information so that only the intended receiver can read it--from RSA Data Security Inc., a closely held Silicon Valley company.

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