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Eye on Mobile: Mobile Devices Becoming More of a Retailer Ally in Authenticating Online Consumers
Mar. 27, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Smart phones may become a strong ally to fraud-plagued e-commerce merchants in helping to verify the location and identity of an online s...

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...

Acculynk’s Mobile Update Brings PIN Authentication to Online EMV Purchases
Mar. 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants looking for a way to secure e-commerce and mobile-commerce transactions made with credit and debit cards have a new option with the debut of an u...

COMMENTARY: Banks Are Responsible for Weak Authentication in Apple Pay Fraud
Mar. 25, 2015 - By Bob Graham Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile-payment system has taken some hits over rumors of rampant fraud. According to some reports, Apple Pay fraud is 60% higher than ...

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...

Optimal Buys Skrill for $1.2 Billion, Eyes Gaming Opportunities
Mar. 23, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Online-payments provider Skrill Group has a new owner. United Kingdom-based ...

EMV May Crush POS Fraud, But Will Losses Online More Than Offset That Gain?
Mar. 23, 2015 - By John Stewart The U.S. payments industry is counting on EMV chip cards to eliminate much if not all of the counterfeit and lost-and-st...

Square Unveils Debit-Based Square Cash for Businesses, and ‘$Cashtags’
Mar. 23, 2015 - By Jim Daly Square Inc. on Monday introduced a business-oriented version of its Square Cash person-to-person payments service aimed at d...

Analyst: Target Settlement Signals a Change in How the Courts View Data Breaches
Mar. 20, 2015 - By Jim Daly Target Corp.’s ...

Plenti Offers Cross-Merchant Rewards—But Will Consumers Use It?
Mar. 19, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward When the Plenti loyalty program—announced Wednesday by ...

Target To Pay $10 Million To Settle Data-Breach Consumer Class Action
Mar. 19, 2015 - By Jim Daly Lawyers for Target Corp. and consumers affected by the big discount retailer’s 2013 data breach were scheduled to meet in ...



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