Data hacks have far reaching consequences that affect all of us, especially merchants. While hacks of big data aggregators like CapitalOne make sensational headlines, smaller businesses like yours are the preferred target of hackers looking to steal and sell data.
Now that all the click-bait panic buttons have been exhausted from the Equifax breach, we take a calm, collected look at it… from the perspective of black-hat experts. To them, [...]
We’ve put together a checklist of some key red flags that your gateway should be automated to catch in your transactions. It’s important for merchants’ gateways to check for all [...]
The Great American EMV card transition is finally in high gear, which is great news for compliant storefront retailers; card-present fraud is in decline. However, online merchants are getting hit [...]
Convenience is the new frontier in fraud. Credit card schemes want consumers using their products as much as possible, and sometimes fraud prevention conflicts with ease of use. We see [...]
In 2014, top retailers Target, Home Depot, and CVS were all hacked, exposing over 100 million credit card records. In 2015, it was Walmart, Anthem, and AshleyMadison. In 2016, FriendFinder [...]