A blog about fraud and anti-fraud technology

EMVpocalypse: what’s next?

Since the October 1 liability shift, when merchants without EMV-compatible terminals had to assume responsibility for “card present” fraud, I have spoken to many people — merchants, banks, industry analysts — about the shift and what’s coming next.
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EMV-pocalypse (EMV-geddon?)

October 2015 will be an important month for retailers. It’s the deadline for merchants to upgrade their point-of-sale terminals to EMV-compliant machines, or else they’ll be held responsible for fraudulent transactions. 
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What is credit muling?

“Credit muling” is a relatively new form of fraud that’s been quietly affecting a growing number of retailers. Credit muling is when merchants offer products or accounts to customers use their own, real, identity -- since customers are using their own, authentic, ...
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Surprise! Apple Pay has some fraud, too

As experts in payments know, there's a weakness in any transaction -- and it looks like there's one in Apple Pay as well. Cunning fraudsters have figured out that you can add a stolen credit or debit card to Apple Pay with minimal interference from the financial ...
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What is Trustev

Our fraud “fingerprinting” technology can reduce fraud to near-zero levels and increase sales significantly, by not blocking genuine customers.

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