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Do You Know the PSD2?

Big Changes to This EU Rule Could Affect Consumers Around the World The Revised Payments Services Directive—also known as PSD2—is a new law set to take effect in the EU in September 2019. The PSD2 has two key components.

Filing Post-Holiday Chargebacks?

A Chargeback is Not Always the Best Option. After the holiday shopping season wraps up…the New Year’s credit card bill rolls in. For many consumers, the weeks following the holidays can a little tight. Some may opt to return certain items in order to save money.

Consumers Getting Smarter About Fraud…but Not Fast Enough

Consumers are Learning, but so are Fraudsters Good news: consumers, as a whole, are getting better about fraud awareness. At least, that’s what a new report from risk management company Featurespace shows. The company’s U.S. Consumer Fraud Sentiment Survey shows consumers’ understanding of fraud and how to protect themselves from it is growing. However, it’s […]

Is the Future Going to be Cashless?

When and Where Will We See the First Fully-Cashless Economy? The post-cash economy has been a popular sci-fi fixture for decades. People swiping cards or mobile devices to pay for everything they consume daily seemed like a far-off future. However, the cashless economy is no longer the stuff of science fiction…it may be just around […]

Should You Sign Up for 3-D Secure?

What the Basics of 3-D Secure to Protect Against Online Fraud Wouldn’t it be great if there were a reliable, widely-used tool that could help stop online fraud and protect your identity online? Well, 3-D Secure technology might be just what you’re looking for. This secure checkout technology was first introduced more than a decade […]

Will MOTION CODE Make Fraud a Thing of the Past?

Digital-Enabled Credit Cards Aim to Wipe Out Online Fraud You’re probably familiar with a lot of the usual information you need to submit to make a purchase online. Billing address, card number, expiration date…and oftentimes, an extra number printed on the card. This number is called the card security code, or CSC It is a […]