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Digital Commerce Continues Strong Increases into 2021

Crypto Gaining Favor with Consumers as Online Payment Method, Says Report

Signifyd Nets $205 Million Series E Funding Round

ID Verification Startup Secures $50 Million Investment

Fraud Losses Grow 18% in 2021, Says Report

Grocery and Food Delivery Led Mobile App Growth in 2020

Scam Targets Online Donation Sites

SEON Expands to U.S., Opens Austin HQ

Refund Fraud: An Update

Mastercard Adds ID Verification, Acquires Ekata for $850 Million

Report: Fraudsters Set Sights on Digital Payment Methods, Goods

BNPL Provider Affirm Nabs Returnly for $300 Million

Digital Transformation and Covid Making Fraud Prevention Harder: Report

Visa Alerts Merchants to Trending Threat

ATO Leads to Lost Customers: Report

Mexico Could Store Biometric Data Collected from Mobile Devices

Report: Pandemic Stressed Fraud Teams

Will Passwords Finally Be a Thing of the Past?

How Local Payment Methods Are Helping Fuel Latin America’s E-Commerce Boom

Plaid Nets $425 Million Funding Round After Visa Deal Falls Through

Report: Chat Commerce on the Way for Banks, Retailers

CNP and NRF Collaborate on Merchant Education Initiatives

Tough Year Had Some Positives for Retail Fraud Teams, Says Report

The Four Biggest Challenges Facing the Payments Industry Right Now

Covid Effect: Global Fraud Rises 46%

Startup Aims to Facilitate Crypto Payments for Online Merchants

Decoding the 2021 Visa Chargeback Rule Updates

Report: Identity Theft Surged in 2020 as Criminals Went Directly to Consumers

Visa Delays Interchange Bump for CNP Merchants

Antifraud Startup SEON Nets $12 Million in Funding, Expands to U.S.

Report: 4.4 Billion Digital Wallet Users by 2025

How Current Data-Driven Digital Identity Impacts Businesses and Consumers

Mexican E-Commerce Merchants Gather Virtually to Fight Fraud

Stripe Nets $600 Million in Latest Raise

Pandemic Drives Surge in Identity Theft: Report

New Research Attempts to Put Diversity on ‘Radar’ in Fintech

Gift Card Fraud Continues to Rise

A Fraudster's 3 Core Pillars and How Merchants Can Use Them to Defend Themselves

2020 Upended Assumptions about Fraud, Merchants Must Continue to Adapt

Friendly Fraud Gaining Attention in Pandemic

Identiq Nets $47 Million Series A Funding Round

A Decade of Friendly Fraud

NRF Predicts Another Huge Year of Growth for Online Retail Sales

Report: Bot Attacks Rise in H2 2020

Intuit Reopens Interchange Battle with Visa, Mastercard

Report: Most CNP Fraud Attacks in 2020 Originated in Europe

Optimistic Retailers Offer More Virtual Valentines

U.K. Regulator Slams Banks for Not Reimbursing Fraud Victims, Eyes New Rules

The Evolution of Payments Technology: Five Significant Trends in 2021

Covid Generated Millions of New Online Customers but They are More Likely to be Falsely Declined, Says Report

BNPL Reaches Rarified Super Bowl Air

Report: How 2020 Affected Fraud

Game On: What Makes eGaming Thrive Behind the Scenes

FCA Aims to Regulate ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ in UK

Remote Payment Authentication and Convenience a 2021 Priority for EMVCo

Apps Driving Biometric Authentication to New Heights

Holiday Lessons from the Weirdest Year Ever

The New Year Threat: Revamped Refund Fraud

Digital Wallets Set to Explode as an E-Com Payment Method

Ticket Brokers Fined $31 Million for Bypassing Online Controls, Inflating Prices

Nacha: Internet, P2P Drive ACH Payments Increase in Q4 2020

Watch Out…Post-Holiday Chargebacks are Right Around the Corner

Visa: E-Commerce, Contactless and Fraud Prevention Top SMB Wish Lists for 2021

E-Commerce Gains to Increase in 2021: Poll

PPRO Reaches Unicorn Status, Nets $180 Million in New Funding

Black Hat to White: Evolution of a Fraudster, Part 2

Covid Presented New Fraud Challenges for Several Online Sectors, Says Report

Equifax Acquires Kount for $640 Million

Report: QR-Code Users Surge Globally to 2.2 Billion by 2025

Report Finds More Than Half of Consumers Not Concerned About Online Fraud

Black Hat to White: Evolution of a Fraudster, Part 1

Returns and Chargebacks will Dominate January and February for E-Com Merchants

Pres. Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Alipay, WeChat Pay, Other Chinese Payment Apps

CNP Awards Features New Categories

Average Fraudulent Transaction Value Surges 70% in Q4 as Fraudsters Hide in Rising Transactions, Says Report

Report: Covid Drives U.S. Fraud Rate to Highest in World

Goldman Sachs-Led Consortium Acquires NYC Antifraud Firm

Bolt Nets $75 Million in New Funding

Happy Holidays from Card Not Present

Report: Friendly Fraud on the Rise, Merchants Less Successful Challenging Apple Pay and Google Pay Chargebacks

New Account Fraud Rates Down 23% in 2020, Says Report

Covid Drives Growth in E-Commerce’s Share of Total Retail

The Menace of the 2020 Holidays: Account-Level Fraud

Most Shoppers Will Buy Gifts Online This Year, But Worry About Fraud

Capital One Forbids Use of Cards in ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Transactions

Consumers Tap Contactless Payments for Holiday Shopping

Neuro-ID Nabs $7 Million in New Funding

How Businesses Can Guard Against Holiday Shopping Fraud Schemes

Expect Chargebacks to Grow This Holiday Season

Password Frustration Leads Online Shoppers to Abandon Purchases

The Evolution of ‘Trust & Safety’: Should it Replace ‘Fraud Prevention’?

Retail Gift Card Association Offers Tips to Prevent Gift Card Fraud

Burgeoning Smart Home Payments Market Will Flourish

Forecast: Holiday Shopping Calendar, Sales Will See Changes This Year

Newly Passed CPRA Requires New Thinking by Merchants on Data Protection

Visa Acquisition of Plaid Faces Antitrust Lawsuit

WhatsApp Users Can Now Send Payments in India

Gift Cards a Big Winner This Holiday Season, Watch Out for False Declines

Moving Toward Modern, Digital Payments in Gaming

EMVCo Offers Guidelines for Using FIDO Authentication Data with 3-D Secure

Survey: Consumers Will Keep Using Contactless Payments Post-Pandemic

Study Looks at BOPIS Success Factors

Social Media Fuels Many Online Purchases

Massive Increase in Touchless Payments Amid Covid-19

What’s My Motivation? 8 Tips to Manage Your Fraud Team During the Hectic Holidays | CNP Feature

Merchants: Don’t Fumble on False Declines this Holiday Shopping Season

E-Commerce Up for Holiday Shopping, But Fraud Costs Also Spike

More Merchants Add Online Checkout Options During Covid

PayPal to Offer Cryptocurrency Support, Payments

Holiday Season Essential to E-Commerce Recovery or Survival

Amazon Prime Day Totals Estimated to Top $9.7 Billion

Macy’s, Klarna Partner on Installment Payment Option

Merchants Enduring More Account Takeovers This Holiday Shopping Season

E-Commerce a 'Big Winner' in 2020 Holiday Season

Nexi Gobbles Up SIA for European Payments Dominance

BOPIS Is Hot – And Criminals Love It Too

Gaming Companies Targeted in Billions of Credential Stuffing Attacks

Stripe to Partner with Salesforce on Payments

Instant Payments Transaction Values Will Reach $18 Trillion by 2025

Chargebacks and Friendly Fraud Soar as Food Delivery and Pick Up Surge

SEC Warns of Uptick in Credential Stuffing Attacks

Human-Like Fraud Attacks on the Upswing

Founder of Antifraud Startup Arrested, Charged with Securities Fraud

Contactless Spending May be Pumping up Fraud and Payment Disputes

E-Commerce Sales Settle as Stores Open, BOPIS Still Strong

Report: Digital Payments Rise Along with ATO and Chargeback Fraud

CNP Leads Sessions on E-Commerce Fraud at Virtual NRF Event

eBay Expands Management of Payments in European Countries

E-Commerce Sites Targeted by Baka Skimmer

Dutch PSP Mollie Nets $100 Million for Expansion

Connected Car Payments Market to Surge in the Next Decade

Visa Partners with FinTech Vipps

Survey: Men Experience More Online Shopping Fraud

Amazon Alexa Users Can Buy Gas Using Voice Command

Instagram Adds New Checkout Option

Fuel Merchants Racing Against EMV Deadline, Fraud Liability Shift

Returns and Refunding Fraud Costing Merchants Millions

Digital Fraud Against Business Declines as Stores Reopen

UK Green Lights Visa’s Acquisition of Plaid

Digital Payments in India Poised to Triple

Debit Company Eftpos Jumps Into Digital Payments Service

Did Sweden Just Set the Next Big Trend in E-Commerce Payments?

NRF: Coronavirus Spurs Increase in Mobile Payments, Contactless Credit Cards

Fraud Costs, E-Commerce Transactions Both Up in July

Card-Not-Present Payments See Double-Digit Surge

CCPA Regulations Finalized

Microsoft SCA Testing Raises Conversion Fears

Facebook Launches Payments Group to Focus on In-App Purchase Initiative

Digital Wallets Are Hot, Cash is Not

Report: B2B Cross-Border and Instant Payments to Rise

Chargeback Rates See Double-Digit Drop

Survey: Subscription-Based Payments Continue Strong Growth

Pandemic Pushes Digital Wallet Adoption, Online Shopping Higher

Vesta Lands Investment for APAC Expansion

Using Data to Demonstrate Your Value and Get Your Fraud Team the Resources They Need

CNP Fraud Costs U.S. Merchants $3.36 for Every $1 of Direct Fraud Loss

Merchants May Lack Tools to Fight Bots

Amazon Dash Carts Further Vision of Cashier-less, Card-Free Shopping

Study Finds U.S. Consumers Prefer Digital Payment of Monthly Bills

Fraud Values, E-Commerce Sales Jump in First Half of 2020

Research: Customer Data Up for Grabs Due to Poor Site Security

Goldman Sachs Bullish on E-Commerce Forecast

Pandemic Phishing Scams a Top Conduit for Digital Fraud

Expanding CCPA - What Merchants Need to Know about Proposed CPRA Law

Russian Fraud Ring Uses E-Commerce Marketplace to Test Accounts

Account Takeover Easier Than Ever with Billions of Credentials for Sale

Keeper Magecart Group Manages 570 E-Commerce Site Infections

Report Details How Fraudsters Target E-Commerce Mobile Sites

Pandemic Speeds Up Global Adoption of Digital Payments

E-Commerce Gains, While Overall Retail Sales Dip This Year

Contactless Increasing as ‘Preferred Payment Method’ in U.S.

Q&A: CCPA Enforcement Arrives, What Merchants Need to Do Now

BOPIS, BORIS Options Increase Due to Pandemic E-Commerce Trends

Square Launches Delivery Service That Allows Merchants to Take Direct Orders

No Longer Alternative: The Rapidly Approaching Future of Local Payment Methods

Mastercard Sees Massive Global Upswing in Touchless Payments, E-Commerce Purchases

More Online Gaming Leads to Increase in Online Attacks

Checkout.com Completes New Funding Round

Accessories Retailer Claire’s Falls Victim to Magecart Attack

Refunding Fraud: The Industrialization of Friendly Fraud

Covid-19 Alters Payments Landscape, 5G Poised for Impact Too | CNP Q&A

Chargeback Lands $6.6 Million Investment

WhatsApp Taps Brazil for First Nationwide Rollout of Payments

E-Commerce Sales Rise 81% in May, Chargebacks Remain Troublesome

Chargebacks Largely Caused by Confusion

Studies Predict Permanent Change to Retail, Restaurant Outlook

A Cautionary Tale: How Covid-19 Policies Can Lead to Chargebacks

Covid-19 Dramatically Accelerates E-Commerce Penetration

Covid-19 Prompts PayPal to Offer QR Codes

Mastercard: Europeans Now Favor Contactless Payments

Card Not Present Announces 2020 CNP Award Winners

Many Merchants Unprepared for Account Takeovers

Amid Pandemic, Merchants Struggle to Tell Fraud from Legitimate Online Purchases

Report: Dramatic Fall in Card Volume During Pandemic

Vesta Secures $125 Million from Private Equity Firm

Fraud Hits Millennials, Telecommunications Industry Hard During Pandemic