MRC Blog

The Seven Types of eCommerce Fraud

16 February 2018

With technology advancing rapidly, it’s no question eCommerce fraud is at an all-time high. Counteracting fraud starts with knowing how to spot it and implementing the right protocols for your organization. Be on the lookout for these 7 types of eCommerce fraud: refund fraud, credit card fraud, merchant fraud, id theft, phishing, card testing and friendly fraud.

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eFraud and Cryptocurrency Scams

23 January 2018

Although volatile, cryptocurrency is making large gains and causing quite a stir on the market. There are a number of concerns in regards to eFraud and cryptocurrency, one of which is various cryptocurrency schemes which are running rampant.

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Five Consumer Tech Trends Driving Change for Merchants in 2018

15 January 2018

In 2017, the most successful and talked about merchants and marketplaces were the ones that put the buyer first -- and it's consumer technology that makes this possible. So what are the main consumer tech trends that merchants need to keep up with in 2018?

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Major Operational Impacts of the GDPR

21 December 2017

With the General Data Protection Regulation taking effect in May 2018, there are a number of new protections related to EU data subjects that organizations must be aware of in order to avoid fines and penalties for non-compliance.

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GDPR and Its Effects on eCommerce Businesses

14 December 2017

With the GDPR taking effect in the spring of 2018, there are a lot of changes coming down the pipeline. As these financial regulatory changes take place, the question arises -- how will this affect eCommerce? Businesses must be aware of these changes to properly prepare their systems.

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Prepared for Holiday Fraudsters?

10 November 2017

During the last two months of the year, retailers experience an influx of large numbers of orders that make up for any preceding slow months. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by holiday fraud, which can substantially cut into any profits that are made throughout the season.

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Equifax Breach: Never Too Big To Fail

17 October 2017

It's Cybersecurity Awareness month -- and the perfect time to reflect on some high profile cybersecurity mistakes. Organizations have a lot to learn about the Equifax data breaches, especially in relation to their attempts at mitigation.

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Cybersecurity - Our Shared Responsibility

11 October 2017

Weak links can occur nearly anywhere within a system. Together, users, administrators, and business owners must work to secure their applications and develop better overall security habits.

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Protecting Our Youth's Identity

27 September 2017

Identity theft is a serious crime -- and it's one that doesn't just affect adults. In fact, children are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to identity theft, and parents need to educate themselves on the risks.

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The Merging of Our Physical and Digital Identities

20 September 2017

Today nearly every appliance comes in a form of "smart" device. Our world as a whole is becoming increasingly digital -- and our way of interacting with the world is also becoming blurred between physical and digital reality. Our digital identity is, essentially, becoming our physical identity.

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