Strains of Mutant Malware Increasingly Evading Anti-Virus to Rob Bank Accounts, Says Akouto

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cybersecurity experts from Akouto have found a big increase in new kinds of harmful software that regular anti-virus tools can’t catch. Most of these attacks aim to steal private information and money through online banking scams. A small business owner in Ontario first realized there was a problem when … Read more

The New Reality: How AR and VR are Transforming Payment Technology

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are both making waves for retailers as a wholly new way for consumers and brands to interact virtually, which means that technology integration with payments functionality may not be far behind. According to Harvard Business Review, AR and VR technology companies have raised more than $650 million in equity … Read more

Beacons 101: What Smart Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Need to Know

Your brick-and-mortar business knows all about surviving. Now, it’s time to think about thriving. If you’re not familiar with beacon technology, you’re not alone. Beacons are an easy way for businesses to identify, track, and reward both nearby and in-store visitors — and they do it all via your customer’s favorite device: their smartphone. Beacons … Read more