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6 Market Segments That Can’t Live Without Mobile Commerce

Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

When we asked over 800 merchants in the Mobile Payments & Fraud: 2017 Report about the mobile channel, we got some expected and unexpected answers.

As you might expect, the majority of merchants in the Mobile Payments & Fraud: 2017 Report said that the mobile channel was “Very Important” or “Somewhat Important” to their total revenue. But six merchant segments flat out confessed that they couldn’t live without mobile commerce.

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Topics: mobile commerce, mobile channel

Are Mobile Transactions Riskier Than Standard eCommerce?

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A surprising finding from the recently-published Mobile Payments & Fraud: 2017 Report is that a growing number of online businesses perceive mobile transactions to be less risky than standard web eCommerce.

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Topics: mobile channel, mobile transactions

Summer Travel Fraud: Don’t Get Burned

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sunglasses? Check. Flip-flops? Check. Real-time fraud prevention technology? Not quite.

The summer vacation season is upon us and cyber security is likely to be the last thing on thousands of holidaymakers’ minds as they jet off to sunnier climes. Those in the travel industry, however, may be left red faced despite slathering on the sun block if they fail to secure themselves from fraud this summer.

The travel industry is a red-hot destination for cyber criminals. In fact, the figures are just as nauseating as a heavy bout of in-flight turbulence: Money lost to travel fraudsters soared in 2015, rising 425% and leapt from £2.2m in 2014 to a record-high £11.5m last year.

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Topics: fraud prevention, travel fraud, mobile channel

Do More Mobile Orders Necessarily Mean More Fraud?

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Today, less than 1 in 10 merchants get more than half of their revenue from the mobile channel. But that number is projected to triple to nearly 1 in 3 merchants in just two years. Those compelling numbers come from the recently published Mobile Payments and Fraud: 2016 Report.

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Topics: mobile fraud, mobile order, mobile payments, mobile channel

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