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Corporate Treasurers Report a Rise in Attempted Wire-Transfer Fraud; Favor Chip-and-PIN
Mar. 30, 2015 - By Jim Daly A near-doubling of attempted wire-transfer fraud and strong corporate support for the chip-and-PIN variety of EMV card payments are among the highlights of the l...

Eye on Risk: CyberSource Offers ‘What-If’ Tool; How Mobile Affects Fraud
Mar. 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants face relentless and ever-changing attempts to make fraudulent online transactions, but measuring the effectiveness of rules in place to counter t...

ShopKeep Buys Long-Time ISO Partner Payment Revolution To Offer Integrated Payments
Mar. 25, 2015 - By Jim Daly ShopKeep.com Inc., a provider of tablet-based point-of-sale technology, on Wednesday announced the formation of a new payments division built around its long-tim...

An AmEx Appeal Likely as Network, DoJ Still Far Apart on Anti-Steering Rules
Mar. 24, 2015 - By Jim Daly American Express Co. and the U.S. Department of Justice submitted proposals Monday for rules changes conforming to a federal judge’s ruling that AmEx’s curre...

Apple Data Indicate U.S. Contactless Payment Locations Have Nearly Tripled
Mar. 9, 2015 - By Jim Daly Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook said Monday that nearly 700,000 U.S. merchant locations now accept the Apple Pay mobile-payment service, compared with the ...

With EMV’s Rise, Debit Card Fraud on Canada’s Interac Network Falls to a New Low
Feb. 26, 2015 - By Jim Daly Counterfeit fraud on Canada’s Interac debit cards fell 45% to a record low in 2014, and 80% of the fraud happened outside of Canada, according to new figures f...

Apple CEO Pronounces Apple Pay’s ‘First Inning’ a Success, but Gives Few Details
Jan. 27, 2015 - By Jim Daly Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday afternoon that Apple’s new Apple Pay mobile-payment service is doing well three months after its launch, but h...

Hoping to Avoid ‘Or Else,’ Card Networks and the PCI Council Step Up Compliance Efforts
Jan. 23, 2015 - By Jim Daly The private sector often lives in fear of government regulation, but the payment card industry’s indigenous regulators are piling on new disclosure, monitoring...

Hard Times at Softcard: Mobile-Payments Venture Lays Off 60 Employees
Jan. 11, 2015 - By Jim Daly Softcard, the mobile-payments venture of Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, has laid of 60 employees in a restructuring, according to media re...

The Tally of Payment Cards Compromised in Data Breaches Grew 38% in 2014
Dec. 31, 2014 - By Jim Daly The number of credit and debit cards compromised in data breaches hit 64.4 million in 2014, up 38% from 46.6 million in 2013, according to preliminary figures fr...



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