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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

In The COVID-19 Era, AI Is Retail’s Best Shield Against Fraudsters

July 15, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

When retail historians compile the definitive chronicle of this era, they will recall something remarkable: as merchants across the nation responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by shifting more operations online, two years’ worth of e-Commerce growth got crammed into two […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Contactless payments jump 10% as non-essential stores reopen

June 23, 2020

Via: Charged

Contactless payments increased by 10 per cent last week as retailers across the country reopened their doors to the public. As the government allowed non-essential retailers to re-open for the first time in 82 days last week, data from Barclaycard […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Amazon hit with largest DDoS cyber attack in history

June 19, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon was hit by the largest DDoS attack ever recorded for over three days in what experts are calling a “warning we should not ignore”. Amazon Web Services (AWS), on which thousands of retailers rely on to operate online, managed […]


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

WhatsApp launches Pay feature allowing users to buy items from retailers in-app

June 16, 2020

Via: Charged

WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Pay allowing users to send money and pay for goods for free without leaving the app. WhatsApp Pay has been launched in its second largest maket Brazil where the Facebook-owned messaging app has more than 120 […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Claire’s customers card details stolen in month-long cyber attack

June 16, 2020

Via: Charged

Claire’s customers may have had their card payment details stolen after the brand and its sister company Icing were hit by a skimming cyber-attack. The accessories retailer, which was forced to shut its entire physical store estate in 2018, saw […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

As Contactless Payment Use Grows, Here’s What Consumers Need To Know About Fraud Prevention

June 8, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Touch-free “contactless” payments in stores and at vending machines are gaining popularity with U.S. shoppers and retailers during the pandemic, because the coronavirus can stay viable on many surfaces for hours or even days. Waving an NFC-enabled card or smartphone […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

How Retailers Can Fight Fraud During COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an onslaught of new challenges for retailers. Many have had to close physical locations and significantly reduce staff while finding new online channels to sell their products. But as retailers continue to work through […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

J. Crew reports data breach of customer accounts

March 5, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The number of J. Crew customers impacted by this incident is not stated, although the letter submitted to the State of California Department of Justice is a multi-state notification. Additionally, California law states that businesses are required to issue a […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retail’s Fraud Problem Is A Fear Problem

February 17, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The history of retail is also the history of evolving patterns of fraud. Human nature being what it is, there are always individuals who try to cheat the system and get something for nothing. In recent years, retail fraud attempts […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

A cyberattack known as e-skimming is getting more common with the rise of online shopping

January 31, 2020

Via: CNBC

During the busy holiday shopping season late last year, firearms maker American Outdoor Brands noticed a problem with one of its websites, which sells mostly hats, shirts and accessories. The site, it turned out, was subject to an e-skimming attack […]