Email Fraud Posing as PCI Message!

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Data security is a serious topic. PCI is a state-of-the-art security system created to help you keep data safe from fraud. The thieves, however, also have high-tech methods to confiscate confidential information. Here is a fraud email designed to capture your personal information. This is not a real email that would be sent by your processor or a PCI compliance … Read More

Merchant Scam Alert: Avoid Force or Offline Transactions, the Social Engineering Scam

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A scammer with a stolen or fake card attempts a transaction. The merchant receives a decline, but the scammer pretends to contact their issuing bank and tells the merchant they received an authentication code. The scammer instructs the merchant, per their bank, to use the code and force or create an “offline” transaction. The merchant enters the code, completing the … Read More