Posted by admin on May 31, 2010


Payment Processing Solution

To provide an incentive for issuing banks to issue more cards and acquiring banks to add more merchants and thus expand the network, the bank card brands established interchange.  Interchange allocates the costs and revenues of the completed transaction between the issuing bank and acquiring..

Read More

Posted by admin on May 06, 2010


Phishing Scams AboundWell, it was inevitable. In addition to popular bank phishing scams, cybercriminals are now targeting naïve consumers by claiming to be government officials.  Scammers are sending emails that appear to be from the FTC, IRS, or DOJ.The FTC reports that corporate and banking..

Read More

Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2010


Most internet merchants are now requiring consumers to enter the three or four digit number on the back of the credit card as part of the checkout process.  The three digit code is known by several names:  Card Verification Value (CVV); Card Validation Code (CVC); and Card ID (CID).The theory is..

Read More

Posted by admin on Apr 09, 2010


Contactless card payments have been touted as the next big opportunity in payment processing.  With a contactless card, a consumer simply waves a card at a reader rather than swiping the card.  The best applications for contactless payments are high volume, relatively low ticket environments such..

Read More