Payment Security

A series of articles that speaks to the fraud protection tools available for merchants.

What is 3DS 2.0 & Why Does it Matter to Payment Gateways

What is 3DS 2.0 & Why Does it Matter to Payment Gateways

What is 3D-Secure? 3D-Secure is a fraud prevention system designed for e-commerce sites to facilitate secure online transactions by authenticating a cardholder’s identity at the time of purchase. Verified by Visa, MasterCard SecureCode and American Express SafeKey [...]

Payment Gateway Monitoring

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This installment continues a mini-series of articles, dedicated to the insights of payment gateway development. We continue to review different aspects, allowing to improve the efficiency of a payment gateway performance and the overall quality of its service. Paymen [...]

3-D Secure and MPI Integrations

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In this article we are going to discuss in greater detail 3-D Secure program as a cardholder data protection instrument. Particularly, we are going to focus on 3-D Secure implementation aspects within a payment system. It should be reminded that 3-D Secure is a speci [...]

Phishing Attack Prevention

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In this article we’ve decided to readdress the security and fraud prevention issues. In particular, we are going to focus on a fraud technique, commonly referred to as phishing attacks. Phishing attacks are often used in payment processing context as a fraud techni [...]

3D Secure Program

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The purpose of this post is to familiarize online merchants and other merchant services industry players with 3D Secure program. In e-commerce transactions, where the card is not physically involved, card fraud is more likely than in retail transactions. Therefore, s [...]

Merchant Fraud Protection Tools

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The purpose of this article is to familiarize payment service providers and other merchant services industry players with various merchant fraud protection tools. While one of the previously published articles covered consumer fraud protection tools (from merchant’ [...]

Credit Card Fraud Protection Tools

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The purpose of this article is to familiarize the key merchant services industry players with the main credit card fraud protection tools. Before credit card payment industry emerged, criminals physically robbed the banks. With the advance of e-commerce and online pa [...]

Google Authenticator

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The purpose of this article is to explain the concept of two-factor authentication and its application in credit card fraud protection. In order to minimize the possibility of online payment fraud, various techniques are used. Credit Card Fraud and PCI-compliance Ori [...]



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