Fraud Prevention Articles

Address Verification Service AVS

Address Verification Service

How Does Using Address Verification Service Help Prevent Fraud?

Address Verification Service, or AVS, is one of the most widely used payment card fraud prevention tools in the US. There’s a good reason this;

3DS Program Updates

3DS Program Updates

Card Networks are Sunsetting Older Versions of 3-D Secure. Here’s Why.

As we explained in our main article on the topic, 3-D Secure technology (often shortened to just 3DS) is an XML-based protocol, designed to help block fraudulent card use online.

Online Fraud Detection

Online Fraud Detection

What’s the Best Online Fraud Detection Approach for Merchants?

Fraud is a serious problem in the eCommerce space. Online fraud detection is a critical process if you’re going to retain revenue, protect your reputation,

Mastercard SecureCode

Mastercard SecureCode

How to Prevent Fraud & Chargebacks With Mastercard SecureCode

Mastercard SecureCode serves as an extra layer of protection designed to defend cardholders—and merchants—against the growing threat of fraudulent activity. This global solution makes it harder for a person to use a Mastercard credit or debit card without valid authentication.



Using Tokenization to Keep Cardholder Data Safe

Payment card tokenization is an increasingly popular tool merchant can use to help prevent fraud and eliminate other vulnerabilities.
Electronic transactions provide fraudsters more and more global opportunities to make invalid purchases using stolen information.

SCA adoption 2021

SCA in 2021

The State of SCA Adoption Throughout Europe & How it Could Impact Your Bottom Line

SCA, or Strong Customer Authentication, is one of the most seismic changes in digital security over the last decade.

Device Fingerprinting

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.

credit card fraud prevention

Credit Card Fraud Prevention

Get the Basics on Credit Card Fraud Prevention for Businesses

With the rise of eCommerce, most consumers these days wouldn’t think twice about using a credit card to make a purchase. While that can be good news for you as a merchant,

Security Cost-Cutting

Security Cost-Cutting

Merchants are Cutting Costs to Save Money. That May Not be the Best Idea.

Few people would argue, at this point, that the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting how we all do business. Merchants, financial institutions,

velocity check

Velocity Checks

What are Velocity Checks? How Can You Make Them Part of Your Fraud Strategy?

When we talk about fraud, it’s important to remember that it’s not a singular, static problem with just one solution.