Category: Tips

Reroute Fraud – The Growing eCommerce Problem

Reroute Fraud – The Growing eCommerce Problem  A Guest Post by Fraud Expert Alexander Hall  Summer is here. What does this mean for merchants? The data from our friends over at NoFraud paints a clear picture: during Summertime, fraudsters kick into gear rerouting, intercepting, or hijacking packages of products relevant to summer activities. This concept… Read more »

A Peek into the Mysterious Dark Web

You’ve probably heard of the “dark web.” If you’ve ever wondered where a stolen credit card turns up after a cyberattack against a company or financial institution, that’ll be the place. But what exactly is the dark web and what does it look like? And do you know what risk it poses to your business?… Read more »

Beware of the renewed ‘bait and switch’ fraudster scheme

A harmful fraud scheme from the past has recently reemerged—ready to strike merchants when their defenses are low. Here’s what you need to know. Everyone loves the revival of an old classic. Except when it comes to fraud. Recently, fraudsters have revived a conniving scheme that can lead to chargebacks on high-value purchases. With the… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Ecommerce Fraud and Fraud Detection

Online shopping has been increasing significantly in popularity over the past decade. By 2021, it’s estimated that around 17.5 percent of all retail sales will occur through online storefronts. While online shopping has been very popular for quite some time, it has become the main method of shopping for many consumers since the COVID-19 pandemic… Read more »

eCommerce Fastlane Podcast: Protect Your Shopify Brand

NoFraud’s Director of Business Development, Shoshanah Posner, recently joined the eCommerce Fastlane podcast to discuss the latest fraud trends impacting eCommerce. In this podcast, you will learn: – Current fraudster landscape as it relates to data breaches, stolen card data, and synthetic identities. – What is the Dark Web and what are people doing there? – Reshipper fraud,… Read more »

Preventing Chargebacks for Subscription Billing

Automated subscription payments are quite literally the gift that keeps on giving for eCommerce. Once you’ve acquired a customer, they’re much more likely to buy again and again. Especially popular among Millenials, subscription-based businesses are booming in practically every industry, from personal care products to toys to specialty foods. Unfortunately, the subscription model also carries… Read more »

ARE FREIGHT FORWARDERS A RED FLAG FOR FRAUDULENT BEHAVIOR?

Receiving an order with a request for delivery to a “freight forwarder” or “reshipper” can make even the most experienced eCommerce merchant wary. For many online sellers, a freight forwarder is strongly associated with fraud—often, it’s assumed to be a fake address used by scammers—and for good reason. In this blog post, we’re breaking down… Read more »

What Is a Fraud Mule Attack and How Do I Prevent One?

A new fraud trend is developing in the eCommerce world, and it’s especially hard for most fraud detection solutions to catch. Known as a fraud mule attack, parcel mule scam, or reshipping scam, this notorious form of fraud harms innocent victims beyond the merchants that are scammed. In this blog post, we’ll explain how fraud… Read more »

From breach to checkout, how stolen credit card data gets into your orders

From breach to checkout, how stolen credit card data gets into your orders Once breached credit card data spills onto the dark web, it’s only a matter of time before some of that data trickles into your eCommerce site’s transaction volume. Nevermind that you’ve plugged all possible leaks in your payment process. Fraudsters will gleefully… Read more »

NoFraud Partners with Cashier by Bold

NoFraud is pleased to announce an integration with Cashier, by Bold, available to our Shopify and BigCommerce customers. “Cashier is a feature-rich global checkout solution designed to help your business scale. You can create a flawless shopping experience for your customers with advanced features such as Upsell after checkout, stored credit card accounts, the ability… Read more »