eBay Managed Payments is now the method through which all transactions are processed on the platform. The aim was to grant sellers greater control over their online storefront. But what happens when buyers and sellers don’t see eye to eye? Does eBay’s Seller Protection platform protects all stakeholders evenly? What do sellers need to do to protect their business from illegitimate disputes? Read on.
The latest devious network exploit is called “Malice.” It has emerged as a major threat, providing not only fraudsters but also everyday people with the tools and resources needed to commit witting and unwitting cybercrimes. You need to be aware of the threat in order to take proactive steps to safeguard your businesses and customers.
Retailers should consider the impact their social strategy elements have on customer trust. This includes your choice of social platforms, the payment methods you accept, how you screen orders for fraud and how you safeguard your brand presence on social media. Identify the platforms your customers trust the most.
Alarmed at the rising tide of BNPL debt, governments on both sides of the Atlantic are drawing up new rules to safeguard shoppers. As it stands, however, buyers unable to meet monthly payments have little in the way of support. This is where the threat of friendly fraud comes in.
Multichannel companies are at particular risk for fraud. Unlike pure-play ecommerce or physical retailers, omnichannel companies will be exposed to everything from sophisticated computer penetration to shoplifting, and will need strategies to counter them all. Here are five ecommerce fraud trends to watch in 2022.
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.
As COVID-19 continues to impact the market, we’ve seen a massive shift toward ecommerce. The rise in contactless payment as a result of the coronavirus has been a key trend. Consumers are adopting options like mobile ordering and in-store pickup at an astonishing rate. Learn about best practices to address fraud risks.
The gulf between industry policy and the practical realities of the market creates vulnerabilities and opens the door for new threats like friendly fraud and cyber shoplifting. Visa and Mastercard are stepping up to take this challenge seriously. But is it enough? What’s really needed is a consistent process across card brands.
Fraud is nothing new to the ecommerce space. However, it gets costlier and more common every year. A recent study from Juniper Research suggests retailers will lose $130 billion over the next five years due to card-not-present fraud.
Is blockchain technology the way to fight chargebacks and chargeback fraud for ecommerce retailers? This is a question that is becoming more important as we look for ways to secure ecommerce transactions which continue to grow exponentially each year.