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Protect Your Accounts From These 4 Mobile Banking Trojans

Posted on Oct 17, 2019
Welcome back to the next installment in our ongoing series on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (recognized every October). In previous articles, we covered: Cybersecurity habits to incorporate in your life right away. Cybersecurity careers worth exploring today and tomorrow. In this post, we’ll discuss one of the biggest threats affecting mobile banking — Trojan malware that cybercriminals use to steal financial data.
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Topics: Financial Institutions, Mobile Payments, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Awareness, Consumer Education

5 Cybersecurity Terms You May Not Know

Posted on Oct 10, 2019
  Malware, phishing, and viruses are all hacking terms that have already entered the mainstream vocabulary. Although the frequency of these types of attacks is on the rise, we’re also increasingly better equipped to protect ourselves precisely because we understand how these threats work and spread. Even Grandma knows not to click on links from Nigerian princes. The real danger lies in malicious attacks with which we are not as familiar.
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Consumer Education

#BeCyberSmart - Good Cybersecurity Habits by Which to Live

Posted on Oct 01, 2019
Recognized every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is that time of year when businesses, citizens, and the government collectively work together to raise awareness of the many threats we face in today’s increasingly connected world. This year’s theme is —  Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. with a special focus on areas such as: Citizen privacy Consumer devices E-commerce security
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Consumer Education

September Is National Preparedness Month

Posted on Sep 03, 2019
  From floods to wildfires to terrorist attacks, disaster can strike at any time. Although we can’t control the where and when of horrific events, we can take steps to reduce their impact. This is the goal of National Preparedness Month (NPM). Held annually throughout September, NPM is designed to save lives, mitigate damage, and help communities rebuild as quickly as possible through “disaster and emergency planning.”
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Topics: Awareness, Consumer Education

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Financial Responsibility

Posted on Aug 22, 2019
The back-to-school season is upon us, as kids nationwide gear up for math, science, art, social studies, etc. Noticeably absent from modern education, however, are classes on financial responsibility. It shows. In the United States: The average household carries more than $16,000 in credit card debt. According to a 2018 report, 61% of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency.
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Topics: Fun Posts, Awareness, Consumer Education

What Does Facebook's Libra Mean for Online and Mobile Payments?

Posted on Aug 06, 2019
In June, Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that allows Facebook users to make purchases or send money to other Facebook users without any fees attached to these transactions. You can use it online, at exchange points that include certain retailers, through a third-party wallet app, or as part of Facebook’s Calibra wallet. It is set to launch for public use during the first half of 2020.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, Mobile Payments, E-Commerce and Online Payments, Payment Technology, Payment Trends, Consumer Education

Social Commerce: Are Facebook (Or Other Platforms) Payments Safe?

Posted on Jul 23, 2019
Social media is everywhere. And we use platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to literally run our lives, whether it’s to: Connect with friends Plan upcoming events Find jobs (as a candidate) Find customers (as a business) It only makes sense that these platforms would add payment functionality. In fact, Facebook already makes it possible to host fundraisers for parties and charity drives. And it recently introduced the world’s first social media cryptocurrency — Libra.
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Topics: E-Commerce and Online Payments, Small Business Tips, Payment Trends, Consumer Education

4 Real-Life Credit Card Fraud Stories That Didn’t End Well for the Criminal

Posted on Jun 20, 2019
In the United States, we hear about credit card fraud all the time — usually presented as horrifying statistics. For example: Fraudulent losses from online credit card transactions now exceed $6.4 billion annually. Retailers lose an estimated $16 billion from chargeback (or “friendly”) fraud globally. Ultimately, these are just numbers. It sometimes helps to put faces to these statistics to truly understand the scope of this growing problem.
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Consumer Education

What is Apple Card?

Posted on May 23, 2019
What do you do when:  Your App Store brings in $11 billion annually?  You’ve sold more than 2 billion phones worldwide?  You’re company’s valuation exceeds $1 trillion?  The answer is simple.  You go into mobile payments, of course. That’s precisely what Apple did with the introduction of Apple Pay — a virtual wallet that allows users to link credit cards to their phones, whether they’re shopping:  On an e-commerce site  Within the App Store  In-person at a retail store
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Topics: Payment Technology, Payment Trends, Consumer Education

Differences Between Prepaid, Debit, and Gift Cards

Posted on May 02, 2019
According to The  Nilson Report, payment cards generate more than $6.5 trillion in purchase volume annually in the U.S.  That’s a lot of money.  As a merchant, it obviously makes sense to add “plastic” to your list of accepted payment options. Doing so allows you to tap into this multitrillion-dollar pie.However, this volume includes many types of plastic, with credit cards generating the largest share at $3.7 trillion a year.
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Getting Started with Payments, Awareness, Consumer Education

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