Posts Tagged 'E-Commerce'
As we get closer to the end of summer, most merchants are already in the midst of preparing for another busy fall/winter shopping season. However, amid the chaos, it’s important to take a look at your website’s current features—most importantly security—in order to assess what needs improvement before it’s too late. Aside from cosmetic and […]
With online shopping already a major part of U.S. retail sales culture, it is crucial for merchants to figure out how to differentiate themselves from the competition. While there are many factors that determine the success of an eCommerce business, building trust is one of the most important when it comes to reducing shopping cart […]
Securing retail systems within the store has always been a challenge, but it’s getting even more difficult with the proliferation of devices. Besides point of sale (POS) terminals, retailers have to safeguard self-service kiosks, sales assistant tablets, digital signage, and self-checkout, among others. Furthermore, the move to omni-channel retailing is complicating matters because customers can […]
Bitcoin issues have been front-page news in recent months, especially after its surprising April exchange rate. In the latest McAfee Threats Report, for the second quarter of 2013, we discuss this topic. The following timeline highlights recent events about this virtual currency. In our report we noted the growing interest in malware Bitcoin miners: malware […]
You can’t carry it in your wallet, or store it in a piggy bank, but Bitcoin is just as much a form of money as any physical bill or coin, so says the U.S. government. Just this week, a federal judge in Texas issued a ruling that declared Bitcoin—a digital currency with previously little legal […]