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SKUx Creates Digital Currency to Battle Coupon Fraud

| Mike O'Brien

Fintech startup SKUx is looking to create a new category of digital payment to address rampant fraud in online coupons, offers and promotions by using a distributed public ledger system to create serialized, one-time payments that can be tracked and traced.

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Ecommerce Fraud Increasing, But Help Is On the Way

| Mike O'Brien

From account takeover to friendly fraud, phishing, spoofing, counterfeiting, chargebacks and more, there are many ways for fraudsters to disrupt and derail ecommerce. This special report from Multichannel Merchant takes a deep dive into current fraud trends and explores solutions and steps you can take to safeguard against it.

Ecommerce Fraud Prevention Firm Riskified Goes Public

| Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce fraud prevention company Riskified has taken the major step into the public markets, launching an IPO today at $21 a share on the New York Stock Exchange as it looks to expand in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and western Europe and improve its technology for keeping bad actors out.

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Gift Cards: Popular with Shoppers, Fraudsters

| Monica Eaton-Cardone

The ease and convenience of gift cards means they can be bought and delivered without ever needing to set foot in a store. However, the convenience, ease of use and flexibility of gift cards is also what makes them popular with digital fraudsters. Despite their earning potential, merchants need to be alert to these risks.

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Needed: A Secure Shopping Experience Across All Channels

| Isaac Kohen

Recognizing the risks, retailers are increasing their cybersecurity budgets. Some threats are more prominent than others, and directing resources toward these risks helps you capitalize on ecommerce opportunities without compromise. Here are 3 threats worthy of investment and attention to create a secure shopping experience.

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Kroger Hit by Breach, No Customer Data Misused

| Mike O'Brien

Major grocer Kroger said it hit by a cyberattack, but that no personal shopper data or credit card information was compromised, in an incident that also hit government entities in New Zealand and Australia, a U.S. college, a state’s auditor and a prominent law firm, AP reports.

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Luxury Retailers: Are You Ready for the Holidays?

| Rafael Lourenco

This holiday season, we may see pent-up demand from earlier in the year channeled into even more ecommerce purchases and larger order values. Luxury retailers can take a few steps now to make sure they’re positioned to meet this demand.

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Retail Domain Cloning a Popular Holiday Season Hack

| Mike O'Brien

Domain cloning of retailer’s websites has become very popular in the midst of the pandemic and into the peak holiday season, with more than 12,000 suspicious domains related to five big U.S. retailers uncovered over a two-and-a-half-week span from late October to November, according to Mimecast.

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Will Shadow Code Grinch Ecommerce This Holiday Season?

| Ameet Naik

Shadow Code effectively solves real problems and accelerates web development, critical to giving online holiday shoppers a stellar experience. But it does carry risks and could Grinch the holidays. You need to build guardrails that enable your team to develop innovative web applications while detecting and stopping malicious code.