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Even after arts and crafts merchant Michael’s Stores Inc. announced it was a victim of a data security breach in January, Michaels and its Aaron Brothers subsidiary’s store customer’s credit card data was still at risk.
Since Heartbleed went undetected for so long, the scope of compromised information is still unclear, but many online businesses are urging users to change their passwords as a precautionary measure.
Mountains Plus has partnered with Coinbase and Upshot Commerce to offer Bitcoin as a digital payment method for its specialty outdoor gear customers.
Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in Japan.
And I’m back from the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Conference… Jet-lagged from 3 and a half days in Las Vegas (if you include the red eye back home). But before I hit the office hard this morning, I wanted to bring you 28 more tweets from the last day (Day 4 or […]
Did you miss Day 1 of the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Council? Here’s a look back at some thought leadership, fun and a-ha moments from Las Vegas. [View the story "#MRCVegas14 Day 1" on Storify]
The last thing I thought I’d do in Las Vegas this week was strap on a pair of ski boots. Okay, the last thing I EVER thought I’d do was strap on a pair of ski boots. But Digital River’s John Phillips coaxed me into giving their skiing simulator a shot today at the MRC […]
The recent Target data breach, together with a series of other events in recent years, have moved Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) adoption in the U.S. from a possibility to a near reality.
Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels are not the first merchants to have customer data compromised by a cyber-attack, nor will they be the last.
An independent study of 1k consumers found that 17 percent of consumers report having had their credit cards declined during card not present (CNP) transactions and as many as one-third of these declines were unnecessary. The result is consumer aggravation, increased operational costs for banks and credit card companies and as much as $40 billion in lost revenue for online retailers. 41st Parameter, a part of Experian, released the data from its TrustInsight division.