Data breaches happen so frequently these days that many consumers have “breach fatigue.” However, the threat does not die when public interest does. Stolen data moves faster than breaches can be detected, heightening the risk for merchants.
All of the stolen data from all of those breaches e... read more
Tags: credit card hack, data breach, data hack, Stolen Data
Benefits of Using New EMV Chip Credit Card Technology:
1. Using a chip cards makes it nearly impossible to counterfeit stolen cards
2. The computer chips allow for 'one time use' transactions
3. Stolen chip data cannot be duplicated
4. Less risk of fraud
5. Liability shifts from the merchant to... read more
Tags: EMV Chip Credit Cards
E -commerce may be prone to fraud, but merchants are getting a handle on the problem. They also are becoming more adept at challenging chargebacks. These are two key takeaways from a new survey of e-commerce merchants by the Merchant Risk Council.
According to results of the MRC's 2... read more
LONDON—Few businesses accept cards for B2B transactions, dreading an interchange charge of 2% to 5% on sales that total thousands of dollars. But there are instances where the benefits of using cards outweigh the cost.
There is so much focus on pricing and acquirers have not articulated cle... read more
Tags: Business Credit Card Processing
Criminals are exploiting a vulnerability in about 87,000 Magento e-commerce websites that puts information including customers’ stored credit-card data at risk.
The online shopping websites were susceptible to a chain of weaknesses on the platform Magento, which runs on about one-third of onlin... read more