CVV (Card Verification Value Code)

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December 10, 2010

The CVV code (Card Verification Value code) is a three- or four-digit number printed on credit cards, usually on the back. It was created to protect merchants and credit card issuing banks from fraudulent purchases in what are termed “cardholder not present” purchases....

Understanding Why Credit Cards Decline

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December 7, 2010

Getting the DECLINED message when trying to use your card online or at a register is not something anyone wants to happen. Some people know it’s a possibility and just hope that the credit card company approves the request, but others sometimes get declined for what they...

Credit Card Processing Security

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November 19, 2010

If you are a merchant processing credit card transactions, you have a number of security issues that you need to be aware of for the safety of your business and your customers. In today’s alphabet soup of acronyms, there are two main ones concerning the security of credit...