Payment Gateway Blog - Part 2


Stolen Data Threatens Unaware Merchants

Posted on July 22, 2015 by

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

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Accept New Chip Credit Cards Without Leasing Equipment or Long Term Contracts

Posted on June 23, 2015 by

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


Online fraud down, more chargebacks challenged and being won by merchants

Posted on June 10, 2015 by

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

Business Credit Card Processing for Speed – Not Price

Posted on May 8, 2015 by

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


Magento security flaw puts online shoppers’ data at risk

Posted on April 26, 2015 by

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

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