• 31 May 2017

    Android Pay

    Android Pay is finally available in Canada! This is big news. Android users have been looking forward to this for a long time. Google’s mobile wallet application has now launched in Canada with support for major credit cards Visa and Mastercard, with Interac and American Express coming soon. Three of the major Canadian banks (BMO, CIBC, and Scotiabank) are participating in the launch, as well as some of the smaller...
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    • 25 May 2017

    NOTICE: WannaCry Ransomware

    The WannaCry ransomware attack was a worldwide cyberattack targeting computers running Microsoft’s Windows operating system. It encrypted system data and then demanded payment from the victims to decrypt it. Moneris was not exposed to the WannaCry ransomware worm at any time, and no systems were infected within the Moneris network. We perform regular and ongoing maintenance of our infrastructure including patching...
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    • 24 May 2017

    Visa Checkout and Mastercard Masterpass

    Business studies have shown that shopping cart abandonment is a major issue for online merchants, with a large number of users getting frustrated at the checkout stage. The abandonment rate varies from 60 to 80 per cent. How can you make the checkout process easier for your customers while reducing fraud? One easy way to accomplish this is to implement acceptance of Visa Checkout and Mastercard Masterpass. These online...
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    • 24 Apr 2017

    PCI Compliance & TLS 1.0 Retirement

    In 2015, the PCI Council mandated support for TLS 1.0 encryption be discontinued to help keep credit card data secure during information transfer at checkout. In support of this mandate, Moneris has advised merchants to update their preferred browsers to the latest version. Please see some of the recommended browsers below: Internet Explorer 11 Google Chrome 30 or higher Mozilla Firefox 27 or higher Safari...
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    • 24 Apr 2017

    Step by Step Guide for Batch File Upload Processing

    Below we have outlined the steps to set up an SFTP account for Batch Processing Requesting and obtaining your account credentials Sign up for a developer account on the Moneris Developer Portal: Proceed to the signup page here to create a user account Once you have created an account, log in to the Developer Portal to request a personal Batch Upload account: If you are still in development and would...
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    • 3 Mar 2017

    Integrating with the Moneris payment gateway

    Looking to leverage our ecommerce services on the Moneris payment gateway? Not sure what your options are? No problem. This article will break down the ways in which you can integrate our payment solutions into your website/application, whether you want to completely outsource your payment page or just parts of it, or if you want to do it all yourself and simply have Moneris process your payment transactions. Moneris...
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    • 6 Jan 2017

    Card Testing Fraud Prevention

    A growing type of ecommerce fraud that doesn’t get a lot of attention is silently taking over the payments space – it’s called card testing. This article will provide more information on card testing and how it could impact your business and how to help prevent it. What is Card Testing? Card Testing occurs when a fraudster uses a merchant’s website to “test” stolen credit card information...
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    • 23 Nov 2016

    Online Fraud Prevention 101

    With simple ecommerce pricing packages available and shopping cart solutions that require no technical skills to set up an online store, more and more Canadian businesses are selling over the web. According to Visa Canada, card-not-present fraud accounted for 80% of total fraud [1] last year, and in 2015 it’s estimated that Canadians lost approximately $2 billion to cybercrime [2] . With a combination of tactics...
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    • 19 Sep 2016

    How to Improve Security while Simplifying the Checkout Process with your Own Buy Button

    A customized buy button allows merchants’ to access the Moneris’ vault and tokenization system in order to store and encrypt their customers’ credit card information. Customized buy buttons are ideal for merchants who have a loyal customer base that makes repeat purchases or subscribes to regularly billed services (such as a gym membership or magazine service). Benefits Access to Moneris’ vault...
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    • 16 Aug 2016

    Apple Pay

    Apple Pay : the new digital wallet technology that makes payment transactions faster and more secure, in-store and online. But what is Apple Pay? How does it work? How can it be integrated into card-present and card-not-present transactions? How does Apple Pay work? Both in-store and in-App payments work with Apple’s Wallet app (previously known as Passbook). Customers input their credit and debit card information...
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    • 15 Jul 2016

    New API for North American Payment Solutions

    Moneris® has created a new payment API that allows developers to build solutions in both Canada and the U.S. via one consolidated package. This Unified API means less work for developers and broader application for merchants. A simpler solution The new enhanced payment API allows developers to build payment acceptance solutions from both Canada and the U.S. using one point of entry . This means there is no longer...
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    • 5 Jul 2016

    New Developer Portal

    We've Redecorated! Welcome to Moneris’ new and improved developer portal. The portal has been redesigned to make all information curated on this site easier for you to access and faster for you to find. Now you can spend less time searching, and more time coding to help business owners be payment ready, quicker. Before you get down to business, let’s take a tour of the new site! What Has Changed? ...
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