Retail cyber threats are numerous, from altering gift cards to deceiving self-checkout systems through swapping barcodes. It moves on to hijacking customers’ accounts and stealing their personal information, to digital skimming to steal credit card numbers. Here are five different ways retail cyber threats can impact your business, and some tools you can use to combat them.
If you’re selling anything online, odds are that part of your sales funnel is dependent on a payment gateway of some sort to accept payments through a bank card or third-party service. Here’s a primer on who the major providers are, the types of payment gateways, what they do, how they work and their pluses and minuses.
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.
Is your login box a welcoming touchpoint or a chokepoint? Obviously, technology has reshaped how we interact with each other. But the importance of being welcoming and hospitable remains true in your online environment. Here’s how to make your login box and the entire experience more like an ambassador and less like a bouncer.
Account takeover or ATO attacks increased 39% on marketplaces in the first half of 2022 compared to last year, a new report states, with overall ATO attacks across sectors up 131%. ATO was up 71% in fintech, 34% in on-demand services and 9% in digital goods/services. The survey was done by Researchscape International on behalf of Sift.
As with any period of economic uncertainty, fraudsters find opportunities to exploit security blind spots, often driving fraud rates up across industries. In this free Multichannel Merchant webinar, joined by Sift, learn how to build business resilience and repeatable fraud management strategies as the threat level rises in a challenging time.
To help you address the growing ecommerce fraud threat, join Multichannel Merchant and Sift on Feb. 17 at 2 PM ET for a live webinar, “The Dark Web, Account Takeovers and You.” You’ll hear how leading retail and ecommerce companies are gaining competitive advantages by proactively preventing payment fraud, ATO and content abuse.
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.
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.
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.