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Kount receives global recognition, enables Spotify to expand to new markets

Posted on Friday, November 21, 2014

While Spotify® brings music to the ears of 50 million customers in more than 57 countries, fraudulent transactions were hindering revenue and expansion until the streaming service tapped us to help. This was one example that a panel of payments industry experts considered as it ultimately selected Kount Complete as the Best Anti-Fraud/Security Solution of the Year for the second year in a row at the annual Payments Awards ceremony in London earlier this week. Read more...

Weekly Roundup: Security Threats, Industry Updates, Mobile Developments, and Kount News

Posted on Friday, November 21, 2014

Here is a roundup of the industry news, security threats, mobile space developments we’ve been watching this week, along with a few updates of our own. Read more...

Fraudsters Are Making a List of Merchants Vulnerable to Fraud, They’re Checking It Twice…

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Fraudsters are gearing up to attack merchants for the holiday fraud season. They’re making a list to see who’s most vulnerable (and checking it twice) so they can fill your holiday stocking with coal! Here are the most glaring opportunities fraudsters are looking to exploit online: Read more...

Three two-word Google Searches That Explain Why Fraud is Getting Harder to Stop

Posted on Friday, November 14, 2014

Article by Rich Stuppy. Read more...

M-Commerce Holiday Sales Will Be Like Santa: Fat!

Posted on Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Last year on Cyber Monday, online retail spending jumped nearly 21%. And mobile’s share of those sales increased a record 55%. This year, mobile sales are projected to account for 20% of all holiday online retail sales, or $14.5 billion of a predicted $72.4 billion holiday total. Maybe that’s why 84% of respondents in the 2014 Mobile Survey presented by Kount, TheFraudPractice & CardNotPresent.com reported that mobile was important to their growth plans. Read more...

Don't Let Slow Fraud Prevention Kill Your Holiday M-Commerce Sales

Posted on Friday, November 07, 2014

Merchants will miss out on $8.6 billion in sales this holiday season due to bad mobile checkout experiences. In fact, slow mobile checkout was specifically named by nearly half of shoppers (47%) as the reason they didn’t complete a mobile purchase. How can you make sure your fraud prevention solution isn’t slowing down your mobile checkout? Read more...