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You better watch out! You better not click! – When cybercriminals want to spoil the holiday season

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Feb 2023

Scott Augenbaum, Cybercrime Prevention Speaker & Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent, discusses the cyber dangers of the holiday season, emphasizing on Cyber Monday and Cyber Tuesday, some of the busiest times of the year for both merchants and fraudsters.

cybercrime, cybersecurity, scam, online fraud, fraud management, fraud detection, fraud prevention, identity fraud, Black Friday, credit card fraud, payment fraud, debit card, credit card

The importance of fraud protection on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Nov 2022

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, merchants must protect themselves against fraud and even more from false declines. Amir Sadras, founder at FUGU, makes an in-depth analysis on fraud close to the holiday season and mentions some key-points merchants must change in their anti-fraud solutions to efficiently fight chargebacks.

Black Friday, fraud prevention, ecommerce, chargebacks, risk management

Mastercard announces that US retail sales grew 8.5% this holiday season

News | Ecommerce | 03 Jan 2022

Mastercard SpedingPulse has revealed that holiday retail sales, excluding automotive, increased 8.5% year-over-year, running from 1 November 2021 through 24 December 2021.

retail, ecommerce, Black Friday, data, growth markets, MasterCard

Mollie reveals 51% increase in BNPL usage on Black Friday

News | Online Payments | 02 Dec 2021

Netherlands-based payment service provider Mollie has shown an increase in popularity for Buy Now, Pay Later usage on Black Friday, Cyber Week, and Cyber Monday.

BNPL, Mollie, data, payment methods, Black Friday, online payments, ecommerce

BitPay offers crypto deals for Black Friday

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Nov 2021

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has announced its annual Black Friday event offering deals for Black Friday shoppers who prefer to pay in crypto from BitPay merchants. 

Black Friday, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Another record-breaking holiday season will be underpinned by experience

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Nov 2021

As part of our peak season series, Jason Howard, Executive Vice President at Ethoca, provides best practices into how to avoid card fraud when buying online, how to offer a better online experience, and how to prevent transaction confusion

ecommerce, chargebacks, first-party misuse, Black Friday, Mastercard

How to personalize the shopping experience when handling a large volume of sales

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 17 Nov 2021

As part of our peak season series, Jan Pieter Lips, Head of Retail and Hospitality Solutions at Adyen, provides useful tips on how customer experience can be personalized even when the sales volume is very high

retail, customer experience, Black Friday, digital payments, Adyen

Young convenience-driven consumers: the prime mover for Black Friday and Cyber Monday growth in 2021

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 04 Nov 2021

AfterPay’s Johan Rönnerman talks Peak Season 2021, touching upon the latest information provided through AfterPay Insights, the company’s data intelligence platform

Afterpay, ecommerce, BNPL, online shopping, Black Friday, customer experience

SEON secures online businesses from fraud ahead of Black Friday

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Sep 2021

Seon, a Hungary-based fraud detection company, has announced it will provide online businesses with free fraud detection for 30 days to ensure they are protected throughout Black Friday.

fraud detection, Black Friday, SEON, artificial intelligence, API

Surge in credential stuffing attacks and Europe as a fraud epicentre, reveals data from Arkose Labs

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Nov 2020

Arkose Labs has released new data-driven analysis of 2020 fraud trends that shows a rise in consumer digital traffic has corresponded with a rise in fraud attacks.

Arkose Labs, research, fraud trends, fraud attacks, digital traffic, retailers, Black Friday, ecommerce, payments

The importance of seasonal holidays to Brazilian ecommerce

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 19 May 2020

Luiz Henrique Didier Jr. from Bexs Bank highlights the dates that have a big impact on Brazil’s online retail sales, which in 2019 posted revenue growth of 16.3%

Luiz Henrique Didier Jr., Bexs Bank, Brazil, ecommerce, Double Eleven, Black Friday, Christmas, Latin America, National Holidays, ecommerce, cross-border ecommerce

Bots targeting mobile app registrations fuel holiday shopping cyberattacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Dec 2019

In 2019 bots evolved to target new account creations, with the Black Friday week continuing this global trend, according to an analysis released by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Black Friday, research, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, mobile accounts, ecommerce, fraudsters, transactions

Metro launches the Metro LazMall ecommerce store in Singapore

News | Ecommerce | 28 Nov 2019

Metro has launched the Metro LazMall store on ecommerce platform Lazada Singapore as a strategy for Black Friday, according to Marketing Magazine.

LazMall, Lazada, Metro, Black Friday

Fake websites created as bait for holiday shopping deals

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Nov 2019

In November 2019, during the holiday shopping season, researchers from Check Point noticed a 233% increase in phishing scams promoting ecommerce related phishing sites.

Check Point, ecommerce, cybersecurity, Black Friday, phishing, fraud prevention, scams, US

UK consumers choose in-store payments over mobile payments on Black Friday

News | Payments General | 26 Nov 2019

New research from Judopay has revealed that with over a quarter of UK consumers would rather queue in store than make a purchase on their mobile as it’s ‘too stressful’.

survey, Judopay, Black Friday, mobile payments, in-store payments, customer experience

How merchants can prepare for the holiday season

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Nov 2019

Blaise Peters reveals several tips on how to best prepare for the holiday sales. It’s about business and technology, but it’s also about people.

holiday fraud, Blaise Peters, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, merchants, ecommerce, risk management