TC40 Data

Can TC40 Data Help You Prevent Fraud & Chargebacks?

Every merchant wants to get a leg-up in the fight against fraud and chargebacks. Some believe that TC40 data is the “silver bullet” that can help stop chargebacks before they happen.

Clean Fraud

What Is Clean Fraud, and Why Is It So Difficult to Detect and Prevent?

“Clean fraud” is one of the most insidious challenges facing eCommerce merchants today. This fast-growing threat is typically the work of hardcore,

Device Fingerprinting

How Device Fingerprinting Can Help You Stop Fraud & Protect Your Revenue

Device fingerprinting is an increasingly common tool in the eCommerce space. Proponents see it as an asset for conducting market research and tracking customer preferences.

Triangulation Fraud

Triangulation Fraud: A Fast-Growing New Fraud Scheme

As we’ve discussed on the blog before, fraudsters are a creative bunch. They’re always looking for new ways to steal and take advantage of merchants. So-called “triangulation fraud” is one of the fastest-growing tactics being employed against merchants.

PCI-DSS Compliance

PCI-DSS Compliance: Protecting Merchants and Their Customers.

When we talk about PCI-DSS compliance (sometimes shortened simply to PCI compliance), the conversation usually centers on the need for merchants to be “up to code.” In other words,


Will Your Next Credit Card Run on Batteries Thanks to dCVV2?

After years of testing and speculation, we may soon see payment cards with dynamic CVV codes—a technology called dCVV2—hit the global market.
The first CVV (card verification value) codes were a direct response to the growth in online shopping.

Gift Card Fraud

Gift Card Fraud: How Prepaid Cards Pose Real Risk to Merchants

Gift card fraud is on the rise. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise; reports show the US gift card market is expected to increase from roughly $163 billion in 2019 to over $221 billion by 2024.

Cash App Chargeback

Is Cash App Right for Your Business? What About Cash App Chargebacks?

As of 2020, Cash App is one of the top 10 finance apps in the US market in terms of monthly users.

eCommerce Delivery

Best Practices for eCommerce Delivery

Shipping and Delivery are two areas in which novice eCommerce retailers don’t always put much thought. They should, though; implementing delivery “best practices” as an integral part of a seamless shopping experience.


The MATCH List: What it Means to Be Listed (and How to Avoid it)

Mastercard’s MATCH List usually means trouble for merchants who end up there. While the name may sound like a dating site or a game show,