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Starting an eCommerce business in South Africa – Part 2: Payments

In this part we’re going to focus on the various payment methods, things to consider when choosing your payment gateway, integration with your chosen shopping cart system, payment restrictions, security and the payment landscape. What we aren’t going to focus on here are the numerous payment gateways out there and nit-pick between all of them. […]

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The Heartbleed Bug

As you might have heard, there is a bug called Heartbleed, which affects an encryption technology (called OpenSSL) which is used for a variety of online communication. The bug could allow for the theft of data, normally protected by SSL-encryption. We continuously and proactively scan for this sort of thing and we have (among other […]

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Protect your business from online fraud pt. 2

As a digital merchant, protecting your online store from fraud is of the utmost importance. There are a number of fraudsters out there just dying to hoodwink you out of your hard-earned cash, and due to the “arm’s length” at which transactions take place, there is little to no recourse an online merchant has if […]

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Protect your business from online fraud pt. 1

As a digital merchant, protecting your online store from fraud is of the utmost importance. There are a number of fraudsters out there just dying to hoodwink you out of your hard-earned cash, and due to the “arms length” at which transactions take place, there is little to no recourse an online merchant has if […]

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