POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs —January 5, 2015
    1/5/2015

    In the news, technology use is predicted to increase in restaurants in 2015, and payments in 2015 include fingerprint ID and payment from social media.

  2. Spark Malware Attacks POS Systems
    1/2/2015

    Security vendor Trustwave reported a new malware targeting retailers called Spark, a derivation of the program Alina from late 2012.

  3. Best Channel Vendors 2015 Places Spotlight On Where Vendors Should Focus
    12/29/2014

    The January 2015 issue of Business Solutions contains the results of our most recent Best Channel Vendors survey. For the seventh year, we had a great response from our VAR, ISV, and MSP readers. Nearly 3,000 people participated by casting votes on the favorite vendors. Aside from deciding the winners of the survey, the data also tells some other stories.

  4. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs —December 29, 2014
    12/29/2014

    This week, an article explores whether simplifying point of sale (POS) with an app has value for a restaurant.

  5. Survey Shows Lack Of SMB Preparedness For EMV Credit Card Transition
    12/23/2014

    In a survey by Software Advice, results show that most SMBs are not prepared for the transition to EMV chip cards in October 2015.

  6. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 22, 2014
    12/22/2014

    In the news, another form of malware targeting retailers, “Spark,” has been identified.

  7. Why You Should Monitor Merchant Clients’ Systems For Account Takeover This Holiday — And Beyond
    12/17/2014

    NuData Security Online Fraud Detection Threat Research reveals attacks via account takeover are increasing. The research shows account takeovers have topped credit card cycling as a more popular means of fraud, and high-risk login attempts increased 14 percent in the month before Thanksgiving.

  8. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 15, 2014
    12/15/2014

    In the news this week, a new research paper offers advice for security POS devices and networks. And a new POS malware, LusyPOS, is discovered. In other news, a parallel can be draws between good technology and happy employees.

  9. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From November 2014
    12/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale and payment processing, Heartland acquires Xpient Solutions, JetPay acquires ACI Merchant Systems, and Worldpay enters into an agreement to acquire SecureNet Payment Systems.

  10. New POS Malware Raises Question: Why Would A POS System Talk To Tor?
    12/11/2014

    New point of sale (POS) malware is emerging: LusyPOS. ComputerWorld reports it is being sold in underground markets for only $2,000.

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