Jul 22

Smartphone Users Need To Be More Vigilant Against Data Theft

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

The recent story of a woman from Middlesbrough who had her bank account emptied after fraudsters used a sophisticated “SIM swap” scam is a timely reminder of the need for extra vigilance from all smartphone users. However, many smartphone users might be surprised to hear that their handsets present rich pickings to cybercriminals…

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Jul 15

Event Retailers Do Not Have To Tolerate Chargebacks

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Sports and music fans are spoilt for choice this summer. The European football championships and Wimbledon have just finished, but the Olympics is about to start and the US Tennis Open and golf’s Ryder Cup and the US PGA will keep the excitement going. Music fans have Beyonce, Rihanna and Bruce Springsteen to…

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May 27

Chief Innovation Officer Summit: Hippies vs. Suits

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

San Francisco recently hosted the Chief Innovation Officer Summit: a two-day event showcasing the latest, most promising opportunities and inspiring technology solutions for businesses. Our CIO and Co-Founder, Monica Eaton-Cardone, was in attendance on behalf of Global Risk Technologies™ and our subsidiary Chargebacks911 to network with a global community of over 30,000 technology…

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May 17

Slow Take-Up Of EMV Is Costing US Retailers In Chargebacks

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Six months after the credit card fraud liability shift, over three quarters of merchants are still not able to process payments made by chip cards in the US. Despite the new protection being available, the recent report from consulting firm Boston Retail Partners states that only 22 percent of merchants are actually processing…

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Apr 25

Domino’s Pizza zero-click ordering raises chargeback question

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Domino’s Pizza, one of the world’s largest takeaway chains, has just announced its latest technological development: zero-click ordering via its latest app. The premise is simple: the customer creates a user profile and chooses their favourite pizza. The next time the app is opened, it will begin a 10-second countdown, after which time…

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Apr 13

Fighting back against fraud in the travel industry in Barcelona

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Following on from a successful Money20/20 Europe, Monica Eaton-Cardone Co-Founder and CIO of Chargebacks911 (part of Global Risk Technologies™) will be speaking at the Airline & Travel Payments & Fraud Conferences 10th ATPS Worldwide. The event will take place from 25th April – 27th April 2016 in Barcelona. There will be two opportunities…

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Apr 7

Money20/20 Europe: the place to talk, be seen and heard for FinTech professionals

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

The largest FinTech event to ever take place in Europe was held in the Bella Center in Copenhagen this week. Money20/20 Europe is focused on the opportunities and challenges facing the European payments and financial services industry.  It is the place to be for all serious FinTech professionals and so our co-founder was…

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Mar 18

Chargeback fraud a hot topic for MRC Vegas

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

MRC Vegas, one of the world’s largest events for fraud and payments professionals, took place at the Aria Resort last week, attracting over 1500 attendees, from 450 companies and 30 countries, all keen to hear about the latest risk trends in mobile, retail, data and technology. Hosted by the Merchant Risk Council, the…

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Mar 3

Steps you can take now to reduce your chargebacks risk

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Card-not-present fraud will cost businesses £6 billion within two years according to research by AITE Group.  Chargebacks make up a large part of this worrying trend. However, many merchants and issuers tolerate, admittedly with reluctance, the losses. Monica Eaton-Cardone co-founder and CIO of Global Risk Technologies™ believes that there are ways to counter…

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Feb 25

Chargeback fraud needs to be checked now

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Presenting at this year’s Merchant Payments Ecosystem, Global Risk Technologies™, parent company of Chargebacks911, drove home the point that the industry cannot be complacent in the fight against the growing trend in chargeback fraud. MPE 2016, hosted in Berlin, covered a wide spectrum of payment issues this year, as over a hundred high-level…

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