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The new card skimming is called 'shimming'

Remember the card skimming wave, in which fraudsters attach false fronts to outdoor ATM and gas pump point-of-sale terminals to harvest the details off your card’s magnetic stripe and clone your card?Well, the new card skimming is called 'shimming'.  It targets EMV chip cards...

15 May 2017
Things every driver should know before pulling into a gas station

We all know why it is prudent to keep our vehicles filled with enough gas. Personally, I usually try to keep about a half-a-tank.  Sometimes, I get down to a quarter-a-tank, but I never like to go much lower than that.  After all, who can predict when you will be stuck in traffic?  I...

04 May 2017
The Do's and Don'ts of the EMV Delay

The Do’s and Don’ts of the EMV Delay…As petroleum retailers you can benefit from the delay as long as you have a full understanding of the associated risks.  Take advantage of this brief reprieve to make the most of the EMV compliance delay for automated fuel dispensers.DO proceed with EMV...

22 March 2017
VeriFone EMV Software Installation Information

As previously mentioned, there have been problems with the installation of the new VeriFone EMV software.  Working with VeriFone, First Data and several vendors, the following information is being provided to assist you with the EMV software upgrade.   Prior to upgrading, please keep...

13 March 2017
Important Information Regarding VeriFone EMV Software

On February 17, 2017, VeriFone announced that the EMV software for the Commander/Ruby CI was available.  It has come to our attention that there are problems with the installation of the new software. At this point, it is recommended that the new software NOT be installed.  Updates will...

09 March 2017
EMV Software for the VeriFone Commander and Ruby CI is NOW AVAILABLE

EMV Software for the VeriFone Commander and Ruby CI is NOW AVAILABLE.  For sites that have already made hardware upgrades, please contact the VeriFone Help Desk and request Version 3.02.22, which is the software supporting EMV.  In order for the remote download to take place (and all...

17 February 2017
Can you avoid the contactless payments in your future?

Mobile pay solutions, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and contactless payment options, are garnering a lot of attention in the industry.  In additional to these mobile pay options, research predicts that in 3—4 years, 50% of EMV cards in the U.S. will also have contactless...

16 February 2017
Why EMV Still Matters

The decision to delay the forecourt EMV liability shift from October 1, 2017 to October 1, 2020, came as quite a surprise to many in the industry.  While the delay provides retailers with additional time to make EMV upgrades, upgrades are likely to continue at a rapid pace given the potential...

03 February 2017
Important Information – New MasterCard® 2 Series BIN

MasterCard has introduced a new 2-series to their Bank Identification Numbers (BINs). A BIN is the initial six numbers that appear on a credit card and can be used to identify the card issuing institution. Adding this new BIN will not only affect cardholders but everyone using integrated point-of-...

02 February 2017
EMV at the Pump: Should you wait until 2020?

Industry reports suggest that approximately 33% of dispensers in the market are capable of processing payments to EMV data-security standards with either a software or small hardware upgrade.  Both Gilbarco and Wayne began shipping “EMV-ready” dispensers in 2011.  Both manufacturers are...

09 January 2017

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