• 20 Jan 2021

    New Additions to Moneris Checkout

    Moneris Checkout , our hosted payment solution that allows merchants to process online payments on their website now supports 3-D Secure (3DS) 2.0 and Multi-Currency Pricing (MCP). From a development perspective, all that is required to support 3DS 2.0 and MCP is an integration to our Moneris Checkout (MCO) solution and a quick configuration in the Merchant Resource Center (MRC). 3-D Secure 3DS is an authentication...
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    • 11 Jan 2021

    3-D Secure 2.0: What you need to know

    3-D Secure (3DS) is an authentication standard that enables real-time cardholder authentication between merchants and issuers providing an additional layer of security before authorization. With the arrival of the global pandemic, most businesses have been forced to implement an online solution making it imperative for merchants to take measures that combat ecommerce fraud. 3DS is a tool that does just that as it can...
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    • 9 Sep 2020

    Kount ecommerce Fraud Prevention for Moneris Merchants

    Moneris has partnered with Kount to create Moneris Kount, a fraud prevention solution for ecommerce merchants of any size. Moneris Kount uses Kount’s artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze customer data and purchase behaviour on every transaction, and reject fraudulent payments in real-time. It can help merchants reduce manual reviews, false positives and chargebacks, while accepting legitimate orders and improving...
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    • 30 Jul 2020

    Making it easier for online businesses to accept Apple Pay

    We’ve been working to make it easier for developers and merchants to enable Apple Pay as a payment option for online checkouts. Today, we are pleased to be able to offer a new, faster way to start accepting Apple Pay over the web using Moneris Gateway. Many are familiar with the ease and convenience Apple Pay affords when making contactless payments in-store. Online, Apple Pay also allows for a quicker, more secure...
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    • 23 Jun 2020

    Easy Step by Step Guide to enabling MCP

    En français How to integrate for Moneris MCP (Please visit the site to view this file) Integration steps The steps below describe what you need to do to integrate Moneris MCP into your ecommerce solution. 1. Email clientintegrations@moneris.com , and request to have a Moneris client integrations specialist assigned to you. Note : The client integrations specialist will provide assistance and answer...
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    • 22 Jun 2020

    URL Change Required for Moneris Gateway Custom Reporting Access

    1. Why is Moneris changing the URL for obtaining custom reports? Moneris will be updating the URL for obtaining custom reports as part of our commitment to make continuous improvements to our infrastructure. This change will ensure Moneris continues to meet the evolving requirements of PCI/DSS and enhance our security platform. 2. What is the new URL for obtaining custom reports? Process Current Source...
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    • 16 Mar 2020

    Card Verification FAQ

    Card Verification Frequently Asked Questions Card Verification Update Card Verification validates your customer’s credit card, card expiry date, Card Verification Value (CVV/CVD), and customer billing information using the Address Verification Service (AVS), at the time of the transaction. Card Verification is now available for American Express cards, in addition to Visa, Mastercard and Discover. Here...
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    • 27 Jan 2020

    Moneris Multi-Currency Pricing (MCP) – Common questions

    Merchants who have expanded or migrated their business online have good reason to be optimistic. According to the Global Ecommerce 2019 eMarketer Report, global ecommerce sales are expected to reach 4.9 trillion USD dollars by 2021, more than double the amount for 2017. The ShopifyPlus Global Ecommerce Report revealed that 92% of customers prefer to shop on sites that show pricing in their local currency, with 33% of...
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    • 8 Jan 2020

    URL Change Required for Moneris Gateway Batch File Transaction Processing

    1. Why is Moneris changing the URL for batch transaction processing? Moneris will be updating the URL for batch file processing as part of our commitment to make continuous improvements to our infrastructure. This change will ensure Moneris continues to meet the evolving requirements of PCI/DSS and enhance our security platform. 2. What is the new URL/IP for batch file transaction processing? Description Old...
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    • 29 Nov 2019

    MRC - Virtual Terminal Update

    December 5 between 11:00 and 11:59 pm EST For merchants using the Moneris Virtual Terminal with a USB PIN pad to process transactions, the Virtual Terminal will use Java to establish a connection with the PIN pad. When Moneris conducts an update to this application, the Virtual Terminal will attempt to install the new files the next time you use your PIN pad. To allow the new files to be installed on your PC, users...
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    • 26 Aug 2019

    Accepting Digital Wallets

    Digital wallets, such as Google Pay and Apple Pay, are virtual wallets that contain credit or debit card details, including a customer’s contact and shipping information. These are becoming popular methods of payment online and in-store, thanks to mobile phones and wearable smart devices that allow customers to authenticate and pay quickly. Accepting digital wallets in your online or mobile solution is one way to...
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    • 3 Jun 2019

    Development Considerations for New Mastercard Fees

    Effective October 14, 2019, Mastercard is introducing two new fees as part of its Transaction Processing Excellence (TPE) program, which will apply to merchants if their processing activities trigger the fees, described below. As you develop payment solutions, please keep the following information in mind to ensure the processes you build are compliant with payment network processing rules. Here are some for tips on minimizing...
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    • 9 May 2018

    Stored Credential Transaction Framework Requirements

    Visa and Mastercard recently introduced Stored Credential Transaction Framework requirements for merchant-initiated transactions and cardholder-initiated transactions. The Framework, effective October 12, 2018, defines rules and requirements for initial storage and subsequent use of payment credentials. As a result of this change, Moneris Solutions Corporation (‘Moneris’) has or will be providing tools and...
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    • 9 May 2018

    Expanded use of Visa Card Verification Value 2 (CVV2)

    Visa will be making changes to CVV2 (also known as Card Validation Digits (CVD)) authorization for telephone order and e-commerce merchants on October 14, 2018. Merchants using the Moneris Gateway will be required to make changes to enable CVV2 information capture at payment checkout. To be able to meet these card brand requirements, Moneris Solutions Corporation (‘Moneris’) has enabled both CVV2 and Address...
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    • 24 Jan 2018

    Moneris Gateway Certificate Migration

    Moneris will be updating its TLS certificates to DigiCert & Entrust certificates on the Moneris Gateway on the URLs below. Most payment environments will not be required to update their CA Trust stores as the DigiCert & Entrust certificates will already be in the CA Trust store. In the event that you will need to update your payment environment to trust these new certificates, please access the links below. ...
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    • 10 Jan 2018

    Integrating your Magento 2.0 online store with Moneris payment processing

    Moneris has added Magento 2.0 to the list of shopping carts supported on the Moneris Gateway. Many online retailers favor Magento as their go-to ecommerce platform, so this integration is a natural fit for Moneris. Some merchants like the fact that it’s open source and free, others like its flexibility and scalability. Whatever your reason for implementing Magento, you can now add Moneris support as one of its advantages...
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    • 9 Nov 2017

    Moneris Gateway Public IPs FAQ

    Moneris is updating the Moneris Gateway external facing Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Please see below for the dates when the new IP addresses will take effect. If you have firewall rules in place, IP filtering, or use the IP addresses directly, you will not be able to process cardholder transactions and receive connection errors if updates to the addresses are not made by these dates. Moneris Gateway CA QA Environment...
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    • 15 Sep 2017

    TLS Retirement

    Dear Merchant, This message is to advise you that Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”) is discontinuing support for the 3DES cipher algorithm on March 20, 2018. The 3DES cipher algorithm is no longer the most secure option available in market and newer, more secure ciphers are supported through current generation Web browsers. Moneris has also extended the end of support date for TLS 1.0 from January...
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    • 14 Sep 2017

    Moneris Gateway IP CAD/US Address Updates

    Dear Merchant, In an effort to improve our systems and services, Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”) will be conducting an infrastructure update that will change external facing Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. These changes will go into effect starting Monday, October 9, 2017 with the Moneris Gateway QA. This will impact any merchant or partner that uses static IP addresses to connect to the Moneris...
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    • 28 Aug 2017

    Q&A with Moneris Developer Intern, Rath Kuganesan

    Co-op placements and internships are a great way for young professionals to learn more about their future careers. We talked to former Moneris developer intern, Rath Kuganesan, about his experience working for one of Canada’s largest payment processors and how it helped prepare him for the world of full-time employment. To start, tell us a bit about yourself and how you developed an interest in computers ? My...
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    • 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

    Updated: 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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