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  1. NitlovePOS Malware Uses Phishing Attacks To Target POS Terminals

    Social engineering and spear phishing emails are being actively used to target employees who have access to payment applications, virtual terminals, and electronic cash registries, according to cybersecurity experts.

  2. Will Android Pay Help Advance Mobile Wallet Trend?

    Google introduced Android Pay several days ago at its I/O developer conference. The Android Official Blog states mobile carriers, payment networks, banks, and retailers came together to develop the mobile wallet, and it offers “developers an open platform to collective push mobile payments forward.”

  3. How To Convince Your Merchant IT Clients They Need A Loyalty Solution

    In this exclusive interview, Amaha Selassie, VP of channel sales for UP Solution, tells Business Solutions how retail IT VARs can explain the ROI of loyalty solutions to their merchant clients, as well as the benefits of adding a gift card program.

  4. IHL: Your Merchant IT Clients Will Never Recoup Price Of “EMV Tax”

    The shift of liability for fraudulent payment card transactions scheduled for October 1, 2015, means that if retailers are not compliant with EMV by that date, then they will be liable for those transactions, instead of the issuing bank. New research from IHL Group has found, however, that most retailers will never recoup the expenses related to EMV. IHL added up the cost of compliance as well as the additional time transactions will take and additional labor costs, and concludes the average ROI for EMV for a $1 billion specialty store is -77 percent. 

  5. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From April 2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Mercury Payment Systems and Datacap partner to offer an as-a-Service bundle, Powa Technologies announces Worldpay Integration, Janam Technologies introduces an RFID reader for freight and rail, and SATO launches a 6-inch thermal printer. In addition, Posiflex announces a hybrid tablet terminal, Zebra Technologies has created its first multi-operating system RFID sled, Verifone announces TransFirst certification and an Android-based cloud solution, and Datalogic has introduced a new mobile computer and queue-busting app.

  6. NRF Supports Patent Reform Legislation

    The National Retail Federation (NRF) has announced its support for patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., that aims to help retailers guard against patent trolls.

  7. VAR Opportunity: Apple Pay Leads PayPal, Mobile Payments Use Grows, Evolves

    About 45 percent of smartphone users who are using mobile payment apps now probably are using Apple Pay, while 28 percent will use PayPal, according to a study from 451 Research.

  8. How To Sell Your Merchant IT Clients On “Out-Of Scope” Solutions

    Your merchant clients who look to you as their trusted IT advisor expect you to provide the solution that best fits their needs.

  9. Payment Security 101: Where To Start To Keep Your Merchant IT Clients Safe

    Retail data breaches have made the headlines, and your merchant IT clients are more and more aware of the threat cybercriminals pose to their businesses. In this exclusive interview, Business Solutions asks Karen Cox, VP of payments and retail solutions for Moneris Solutions to share the basics of helping your merchant IT clients — especially tier 2 and 3 merchants — maintain security, to offer examples of technology solutions that can help keep payment card data more secure, and to explain the VAR’s role in helping clients maintain PCI DSS compliance.  

  10. How Semi-Integrated Solutions Can Help Your Merchant IT Clients — And You — With EMV Migration

    The U.S. is in the process of the migration to EMV. There is less than five months until the October 1 liability shift — when liability for fraudulent payment card transactions shifts to the party with the least EMV-compliant technology. Some of your merchant IT clients or prospects, particularly SMB merchants, could be at the very beginning of the process to adopt EMV technology.

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