PayPal Here mPOS

PayPal updates Here mPOS hardware

PayPal is shipping two new mPOS devices, one which accepts card swipe transactions and another for chip and tap payments. Pitched at mobile small businesses, the readers are designed to help users accept payments nearly...
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New POS malware found – UDPoS attacks hotels and restaurants

Researchers at global cybersecurity firm Forcepoint have discovered a new piece of POS malware - the first in nearly two years - that primarily targets transactions at hotels and restaurants. In the current era of mass malware it's becoming increasingly rare...
ePOS App

Wirecard launches new Wirecard ePOS App

Wirecard announced the launch of the new mobile solution Wirecard ePOS App for the acceptance of common international payment methods on mobile devices for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The new digital platform gives customers the choice of...
PCI council

PCI council publishes security requirements for software-based PIN entry on devices

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS), such as smartphones and tablets. The PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS...
mPOS

Small Businesses Get Mobile

Smartphones are firmly stamping their mark on the payments and merchant landscape in many forms. Whatever their role in the purchasing process, smartphones can offer convenience, speed, mobility and security – all ‘must-haves’ for...
PIN-on-Mobile

PIN-on-Mobile is coming

PIN-on-Mobile is coming: Imagine taking a regular smartphone and turning it into a payment acceptance device with a simple app download. That’s the utopian dream many companies are chasing today and it could bring...
mPOS solution

Payroc launches iOS and Android mPOS solution

Payroc has announced the launch of iTransact Mobile Merchant, an mPOS solution enabling anytime, anywhere payment acceptance from iOS and Android devices. iTransact Mobile Merchant is now available for App Store or Google Play download. A...
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MagikPOS malware hits North American POS systems

Trend Micro has warned of a new POS malware dubbed MagikPOS, that is being used to attack POS systems belonging to businesses in the US and Canada. The MagikPOS malware was first spotted infecting POS...
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Verifone network compromised by Russian hacking group

Verifone is reportedly investigating a breach of its internal computer networks that appears to have impacted a number of companies running its POS solutions, according to sources. Verifone says the extent of the breach was limited to its...
Android-based SmartPOS

Spire Payments launches Android-based SmartPOS

Spire Payments is set to launch its SPx1, a next generation SmartPOS device, and its ‘Converge’ payment software framework. The SPx1 SmartPOS is a milestone in the evolution of payment devices. Seamlessly running multiple applications,...

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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of...
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