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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

42% of holiday shoppers turning to mobile this year

November 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

It’s late 2018, and brick-and-mortar stores have not been vaporized from the landscape — people actually shop in them, and plan to keep doing so this holiday season. In fact, more retailers have become focused on refining in-store shopper experiences […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Mastercard unveils new card security push

October 22, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Last week saw a major push by the traditional credit card networks to increase sector-wide support for tokenization. This announcement fits right in with Visa’s announcement of several new network partners for its Visa Token Service, and a move by […]


E-payment & Data Security, Others, Tech

AmEx, PayPal deepen ties with cross-platform features

October 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For American Express, this is another step in the company’s effort to shake off its legacy image as a stodgy credit card network that in the past has seemed unable or unwilling to evolve with the changing payments landscape. AmEx […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Visa adds payment partners to network token service

October 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This past summer, a Thales data threat report found that U.S. retailers lead the world in data breaches. One of the most recent breaches affected fashion retailer Shein, and that incident again made it abundantly clear that the problem is […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Walmart sued over use of customer data online

October 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Facebook’s Pixel program leverages cookies, bits of code stored in Internet browsers that Facebook says are “used to distinguish between website visitors,” as well as for the purpose of advertising and, or analytics, according to a Facebook blog post. Consumers […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Fraud attacks on retailers rose 13% in 2017

October 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In a world of fast-changing trends, technologies and business models, there is one thing constant in retailing: fraud. Every dollar of fraudulent transactions cost merchants $2.94, up from $2.77 a year ago, a year-over-year increase of 6%. E-commerce and internet-related […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Shein says data breach affected 6.4M customers

September 28, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Not much more is known about this particular attack yet, and the investigation is ongoing, according to Shein. But it could be something as simple as an email phishing scam, which was responsible for the multi-billion Target data breach five […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Not your father’s POS: What 2019 will bring to payments and mobility

September 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At its core, today’s POS devices still function very much like the cash registers of days gone by. They facilitate and record transactions, provide the customer with a receipt and give the retailer a record of items sold. The move […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For mobile payment systems to gain traction with consumers they must first be accepted by a critical mass of stores. With 7-Eleven’s announcement, along with others, app-based payments may be starting to reach that tipping point. For example, Costco last […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cryptojacking – a security threat online retailers need to know about

September 10, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

Cryptojacking is fast becoming the favoured cash cow of online criminals. Bad actors can generate huge sums by infecting eCommerce stores and content management systems with malicious code that mines cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero and Litecoin. WordPress sites and WooCommerce […]