MasterCard and Kount Join Forces to Help US Merchants Fight e-Commerce Fraud

MasterCard Worldwide and Kount, a leading provider of fraud prevention and management technology in the US, announced an agreement to make MasterCard’s Expert Monitoring Fraud Scoring for Merchants available to Kount and its merchant customers. MasterCard’s Expert Monitoring Fraud Scoring for Merchants Application Programming Interface (API) improves an online merchant’s ability to detect and prevent

Global Online Payment Methods Report Released

Online and mobile payments are increasing globally, with new channels emerging. The recent “Global Online Payment Methods 2013 – First Half 2013” report by Hamburg-based secondary market research company yStats.com provides information about the worldwide movement toward online and mobile purchase transactions. The report is based on recently published information from a variety of sources and

CashU Warns Customers of Urausy Trojan Virus

CashU, a payment service provider focussing on internet payments in Middle East and North Africa urges its customers to be aware of a virus that is distributed by the Urausy Trojan.   CashU released a warning to its customers on Facebook stating that the virus targets users who speak Arabic languages, especially as the infection makes

DataCash and Redecard Launch eCommerce Solution in Brazil

Global payments solution provider, DataCash, a MasterCard company, announced that it is partnering with Redecard to provide E-commerce Redecard, a payment solution for merchants across the entire Brazilian market. Redecard is a subsidiary of Itaú, the largest bank in Latin America and one of the largest banks globally. Itaú employs over 96,000 people and has

2013 International Card Not Present Award Winners Revealed

The CNP Expo is an annual event which addresses the challenges around card not present payments and is a meeting place for merchants, banks, processors, anti-fraud software providers, legal experts, alternative payment providers, card networks and others to learn how to leverage CNP payments in an increasingly multi-channel retail sales environment. At this year’s Expo, held in

Amazon Launches Virtual Currency for Kindle Fire Customers

Amazon has announced that customers can now use Amazon Coins to purchase apps, games and in-app items in the Amazon Appstore and on Kindle Fire. To celebrate the launch, existing and new Kindle Fire customers in the U.S. have had 500 free Coins—a $5 value—deposited into their Amazon accounts. For customers, Amazon Coins is an

British Council Nigeria Launches Online Payments for IELTS Tests

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The British Council announced the launch of a new online payment system for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) tests in Nigeria. Users can now pay online using their Visa or MasterCard debit or credit cards. IELTS is the world’s most popular English test and is accepted by over 6,000 organizations in 135 countries. Over one

evriPay brings Double Secure eCommerce to Kenya

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evriPay, the African based merchant account provider, announced that it’s eCommerce services are now available to online merchants in Kenya. evriPay will allow Kenyan online merchants to accept Visa and MasterCard payments from anywhere in the world on their websites. Every transaction will require 3D Secure authentication and then also be vetted by the CyberSource Fraud Management

PASA Mandates 3D Secure for all Online Payments

The Payments Association of South Africa has mandated the implementation and usage of 3D Secure for all merchants that process Card not Present transactions.  The first implementation date was the 2nd of April 2013. The need for additional protection against unauthorised use of cards arose due to the significantly increasing fraud in this area.  It

DataCash Launches Next Generation Global Fraud & Risk Management Solution

Global payments services provider, DataCash – a MasterCard company, announced the launch of GateKeeper:2.0. Aimed at online merchants and acquiring banks from a white label perspective, Gatekeeper:2.0 utilises advanced technologies and innovation to offer superior end-to-end fraud monitoring, detection and prevention. The GateKeeper solution currently screens over 30 million transactions per month, from 30,000 merchants