Category Archives: Credit Card Processing

Windows 7, 8.1 moving to Windows 10’s cumulative update model

From arstechnica.com By Peter Bright Individual security fixes are out, combined packages are in. Microsoft is switching Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to a cumulative update model similar to the one used by Windows 10. The company is moving away … Continue reading

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Visa to Help Accelerate EMV Chip Migration and Support Merchants

From usa.visa.com 06/16/2016 Streamlined certification, financial and technical support to further accelerate EMV chip terminal deployment Modified chargeback policies will provide near term relief to merchants who are not yet chip-ready SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 16, 2016– Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today … Continue reading

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Chip Cards Take So Long, Some Retailers Disabled Them For The Holidays – Forbes

Kate Ashford Forbes.com Last week, I did some shopping at a local CVS Pharmacy before Christmas. As I checked out, I inserted my chip-enabled credit card into the chip reader on the credit card machine. To my surprise, a message … Continue reading

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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 2018-19

   

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Letter of Wintix and Webtix PCI compliance 2018-19

April 2, 2018 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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