Category Archives: Credit Card Processing

Slow Retail EMV Transition Miffs Bankers

From pymnts.com Banks are increasingly worried about the likelihood that they’ll look like the bad guys if merchants haven’t upgraded their point-of-sale systems to support EMV chip cards, and then are hit by fraud and have to pay for the … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

From entrepreneur.com By Tyler Vaughey You only need to turn on the news to know that fraud is an issue plaguing both consumers and businesses today. The almost-daily headlines serve as a reminder that customer information is highly coveted by … Continue reading

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Eight FAQs about EMV credit cards

The nationwide shift to EMV is well underway. EMV — which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa — is a global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and the technology used to authenticate chip-card transactions. In the wake of … Continue reading

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The chip card transition in the US has been a disaster

By Ian Kar qz.com Over the last year or so in the US, a lot of the plastic credit cards we carry around every day have been replaced by new one with chips embedded in them. The chips are supposed … Continue reading

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Authorize.net Technical Updates email

Have you received an email from Authorize.net that looks like the one below? If you use Wintix to input credit card transactions for in-house credit card transactions, you need to make a small, easy, but important change within Wintix. Go … Continue reading

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PCI Certificate of Validation 2017-18

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Letter of Wintix and Webtix PCI compliance 2016-17

April 1, 2016 To all Merchant Service Providers and IT Departments: This letter is to attest that Wintix Box Office Accounting Software versions five and six and Webtix versions five and six for online ticketing software do not store credit … Continue reading

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Think a sale is fraudulent? You may be the victim of credit card theft

One of our customers noticed some completed Webtix sales that seemed suspicious. One of the customer’s names was Regerg Wefwefewf and another was Efwefw Ewfwe According to Bruce Schneier, a renowned cryptographer, computer security, and privacy specialist, this is a … Continue reading

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Was a credit card “not approved” but charged anyway through Authorize.net?

There might have been a break in the communication between your computer and Authorize.net.  Authorize.net may have received the communication to charge the card, but your ISP may have had a slight interruption so that Authorize.net could not communicate back … Continue reading

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Does a Webtix customer get a notification when their credit card is declined?

If the sale doesn’t go through, there will be no Webtix email notification nor will the box office receive any email notification. What does happen is if the credit card is invalid or is declined, the online patron will get … Continue reading

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