Navigating the Mobile Fraud Landscape

Running an online business in 2016 will mean a steady increase in the number of customers accessing and making purchases on your website. As technology evolves, fraudsters follow suit, adapting their methods to exploit new payment methods and technologies. You optimized your website and online shopping cart for mobile; your fraud detection and mitigation system […]

Click Fraud Costs U.S. Businesses $4.6B Every Year

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising and online affiliate referral programs are powerful tools for attracting valuable web traffic and driving sales. The relationship between a business and an affiliate can be simple and symbiotic: Businesses pay for valuable referrals, and affiliates collect revenue for directing the traffic. Unfortunately, whenever money changes hands, especially online, fraudsters will exploit […]

Avoid These MATCH-makers and Stay Off the MATCH List

What is the MATCH List? MATCH, the Member Alert to Control High-Risk Merchants system, a.k.a. the Terminated Merchant File (TMF), is a MasterCard proprietary tool that enables acquirers and third-party payment processors to “red flag” a merchant in cases of bankruptcy, excessive chargebacks, excessive fraud, violation of data security protocols, identity theft, and more. For […]

5 E-Commerce Fraud Trends to Watch

5 e–Commerce Fraud Trends to Watch The beginning of every year is a time for predictions, so here’s one: fraud will continue in 2016. But not all fraud is the same. Knowing what to look for is a big part of identifying and preventing fraud. Here are five major fraud trends to look for in 2016: With Friends […]

Optimize Your Manual Review Process in 2016

Optimize Your Manual Review Process in 2016 From single owner e–commerce store fronts to major online retailers, many businesses that rely on card–not–present (CNP) transactions for revenue are still saddled with a slow, ineffective method of fraud prevention known as manual review. Facing rising fraud rates in 2016, these businesses are recognizing that using manual review, while a critical […]