Category: News

Holiday shoppers drive site traffic and online sales higher

Originally posted on internetretailer.com By Matt Linder. All but one day so far this holiday season has produced $1 billion in online sales in the U.S., according to Adobe. Interest in online deals showed no signs of slowing down hot on the heels of a strong Thanksgiving weekend. Traffic to the top 25 U.S.-based online… Read more »

Machine Learning Meets Human Intelligence

Written by Liz Parks for STORES Magazine When e-commerce merchants try to manage their own fraud protection, they can invest substantial time and effort striving to make the right transaction decisions on their own. As they do, they risk significant losses from fraudulent orders or through “false positives” that mistakenly flag legitimate orders. According to… Read more »

Online payment fraud costing U.S. merchants billions

The ‘2016 American Express Digital Payments Security Survey’ reveals that 70% of merchants in the U.S. have seen sales conducted via digital channels rise in recent times. However, the report reveals that sales could be much higher if it wasn’t for payment fraud. Overall, nearly half (48%) of online shoppers who have made a purchase… Read more »

CNP Fraud Surging Despite Only 29% of Merchants Accepting Chip Cards.

Original post from cardnotpresent.com Nearly a year after the EMV liability shift in the U.S.—a move specifically engineered to incent retailers to install EMV-compliant POS systems in their stores—only 44 percent of merchants are equipped with the new terminals, according to a new report from The Strawhecker Group. Further, not all of those merchants that… Read more »

Study Predicts CNP Fraud Will More Than Double By 2020

In a recent study conducted by Juniper Research, they found that CNP (Card Not Present) fraud will significantly increase to more than double by 2020. They attributed this jump to the implementation of the EMV chip in brick and mortar stores, which has already caused fraudulent activity to shift online by 11% since October. Because… Read more »

Payments Fraud: What it is and how to manage it effectively

Battling eCommerce credit card fraud can be an incredibly time consuming, often frustrating, endeavor. Many companies have dedicated staff or entire fraud departments focused on reducing fraud. Often, the cost of running a fraud-prevention campaign can be more costly than the losses incurred by fraud. A successful anti-fraud solution targets the cost of fraud rather… Read more »