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Payment/SecurityJan 27, 2014 11:21 AM By MCM Staff
SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, has developed a custom scanning tool that retailers can use to detect Black POS malware, and other similar strains. Black POS is the reported culprit behind recent retail data breaches, and is also known as KAPTOXA, a more advanced version of the original malware.
Payment/SecurityJan 27, 2014 11:15 AM By MCM Staff
Former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Pete Hoekstra, believes that CertainStore can prevent devastating mass data breaches and loss of sensitive customer data.
Payment/SecurityJan 16, 2014 6:08 PM By Tim Parry
Karisse Hendrick, the U.S. program manager for the Merchant Risk Council, talks about what merchants can do to prevent payment security breaches from happening, what threats to watch out for, and how to let your customers know they may be victims.
Payment/SecurityJan 15, 2014 2:43 PM By Erin Lynch
Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.
Payment/SecurityJan 10, 2014 1:49 PM By MCM Staff
Overstock.com has announced it is now accepting the controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, as a form of payment along with Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.
Payment/SecurityJan 10, 2014 8:50 AM By Tim Parry
As part of its ongoing investigation into a security breach discovered last month, Target has determined that the stolen information includes names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses for up to 70 million individuals.
Payment/SecurityDec 21, 2013 8:19 AM By MCM Staff
This year the retail industry will see major shifts take place, whether it is the convergence of ecommerce with brick-and-mortar retail, the rise of digital currency like PayPal and Bitcoin at the checkout, or the integration of wearable data to help consumers make smarter choices at the checkout.
Payment/SecurityDec 19, 2013 7:06 AM By Tim Parry
Target has confirmed it is aware of unauthorized access to payment card data that may have impacted certain guests making credit and debit card purchases in its U.S. stores.
Payment/SecurityDec 17, 2013 12:58 PM By Daniela Forte
Mobile holiday shopping has increased 80% over 2012 with nearly 20% of sales coming from mobile devices, according to a press release.A recent survey by Tripwire, Inc., found that consumers are not concerned about security as they are about convenience.
Payment/SecurityDec 06, 2013 4:30 PM By Monica Eaton-Cardone
Fraud is one of the most common reasons cardholders file a chargeback. But within the category of fraud is a concept quite troubling – friendly fraud. Referred to as chargeback fraud or cyber shoplifting, this type of chargeback is difficult to detect and prevent.