June 26, 2002 (Chicago, Illinois)
In recent news, one of the largest Internet credit card payment
processors in the world was compromised by fraudsters who
decoded simple login passwords and were able to access the
payment processor system. Once inside, fraudsters issued bogus
credit transactions to credit cards they controlled and stole
funds directly from the merchants. As system architectural
constraints obstruct this and other payment processors from
improving their current technology, merchants who continue
to use their out-dated system are at risk. The Digital
Payment Solution has several tools in place to prevent hackers
from intruding into merchant accounts and issuing bogus credits.
To prevent fraudsters from criminally
entering the Key IC system and merchant accounts, Key
IC has a Triple Credential Authentication logon procedure.
To logon, each user must enter a series of individual credentials:
an account name, login ID, and a password. The Key IC system
meets or exceeds all VISA CISP security protocols, does not
contain prior login names or words in the dictionary, and
are changed on a regular, prompted basis.
To prevent the issuance of fraudulent
credits, the Key IC system differentiates between credit
and refund transactions, making it possible for merchants
to separately control these types of transactions. Merchants
can choose whether credits can be issued, and if so, assign
which employees may perform credit transactions.
Key IC takes extra steps to protect merchants
and their customer information. As each employee has their
own access credentials, merchants can assign permissions for
each employee. This enables merchants to track every action
performed, even an attempt to enter a restricted area of the
If you are a merchant interested in concentrating
more on transactional business and less worrying about security
and fraud, contact us for a Key IC Digital Payment Solution
reseller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key IC lets you concentrate on transactional
business and less about security and fraud,