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Alert: New Phishing Scam

The Official Merchant Services Blog wants to alert its readers to a new fraudulent phishing e-mail scam that is going around the internet. Authorize.net, one of the leading providers of payment gateway services, has received reports that an e-mail is being sent to merchants. The e-mail claims to be from Authorize.net, but is actually a…

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Industry Terms: Payment Gateway

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort. We want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear. We will eliminate any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works. At Host Merchant Services, we promise to deliver personal service and clarity. So we’re…

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Payment Gateways: How They Help Your Business

The Official Merchant Services Blog delves into Payment Gateways today. We’re going to examine the pros that exist for businesses in using Payment Gateways to establish an online business presence and accept online payments. We also detail some of the basic questions you want to ask yourself about e-commerce, why you want an e-commerce presence…