Fraudsters and fraud systems are in a constant arms race. While fraud management solution providers constantly develop new tools, fraudsters perfect their craft by studying new ways to circumvent any walls put up to keep them out. For instance mule scams used to be fairly simple, with fraudsters using basic package rerouting efforts to receive […]
PSD2 has led to a period of uncertainty for online merchants and consumers alike. To find out more about their concerns, Riskified commissioned a survey in 2019 of 2,000 consumers and 200 retailers evenly split across the UK, Germany, France, and Spain. Elena Lerman, one of our talented in-house designers, has turned the results into […]
In the days of brick and mortar, retailers had plenty of opportunities to build their brand by providing consumers the ultimate shopping experience, from impressive showrooms to in-person customer service. Today, with 87% of American adults making at least one online purchase a month, the rules of the game have changed. Brand reputation is no […]
Almost a month has passed since the September 14 PSD2 deadline. But as we know, a lack of market readiness has meant that the new legislation may not be enforced consistently across Europe until December 2020. In this post, I will go through some of the key steps online businesses should be taking to ensure […]
Riskified has a new look these days. That’s for many good (revenue-boosting) reasons.
The motives behind PSD2 are, on the whole, quite positive: protecting online businesses and consumers, while driving competition in the European payments industry. But while the exact implications of this regulation for merchants remain to be seen, it is already apparent that its execution may not be as fruitful as intended. It’s no secret that […]
Most CFOs don’t spend time thinking about fraud management – and that might be a mistake. The steps taken by your eCommerce operation to manage fraud directly impact your bottom line. An approach steered by fear of fraud will hurt business’ cash flow through lower approval rates – and on the flip side, an operation […]
A step-by-step walk through of a real order in our system, tracing how personal information first gets stolen, sold by middlemen and fraudsters, and used in a fraudulent online order.
Browsing and buying products on a mobile device is quick, easy, and on-demand — three words consumers often use to describe a positive shopping experience. That’s why mobile commerce, or mCommerce, is one of the most popular shopping channels for consumers. Last year, US shoppers alone spent $208.1billion via mobile, or 39.6% of total retail […]