How to: Be on the Lookout for Credit Card Testing

Stolen credit card data is regularly sold in bulk to people looking to score expensive purchases at your expense. After purchasing this data, fraudsters will look for ways to test their cards to see which ones actually work. Very few of the stolen cards will work, but that's okay because fraudsters only need one or two working cards to start their shopping spree. Two Types of Ecommerce Credit Card Fraud the big, big purchase Any e-commerce store can be a target stolen card use. If you … [Read more...]

Our E-commerce Interview With Cart2Cart

I recently had the opportunity to do some Q&A in an interview with Marichka Baluk covering some industry basics, best practices, 3D Cart, and Cart2Cart, the e-commerce platform migration service developed by MagneticOne. You can read the commentary and original article on the Cart2Cart blog, or catch our repost below. 1) Dean, you’ve been working in e-commerce for quite a long time now. Please tell us a little about your experience. What platforms have you tried out and how did you end up … [Read more...]

3D Cart Adds USPS Address Verification

The good people at 3D Cart just launched an address verification add on. The price is a slim $9.99 a month, or $99 if you pay for a year all at once. I like this feature. Not only can it help prevent honest shipping mistakes on the shipping address side, but it should help in preventing AVS declines on the billing address side. Given that the fee to intercept / redirect a UPS package is $12 - $17, and that chargebacks can cost as much as your most expensive product, the address … [Read more...]

Protected: Lessons from WrightIMC’s PR Blunder

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