We recently released a number of updates to our minFraud alerts functionality, and we’d like to take the opportunity to explain how minFraud service customers can benefit from alerts.Continue reading
Several data changes are coming to the legacy web services outlined below due to the Retirement of GeoIP Legacy Downloadable Databases in May 2022. We will continue to support these web services with data from our more modern GeoIP2 data set.Continue reading
As the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop and impact communities around the globe, the whole MaxMind team wishes you and your loved ones safety and health.
We have been relying on our business continuity and contingency plans amidst the uncertainty, and we want to assure you that we are committed to providing service to our valued user community. Our team is distributed across North America and everyone is telecommuting to ensure safety and service. We have also confirmed with our key vendors that they are prepared to fulfill their obligations with regards to our contracts.
Any impacts to MaxMind service will be posted on our status webpage, https://status.maxmind.com/, and our Twitter feed, https://twitter.com/maxmind. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 16, 2019:
We retired support for TLS v1.0/v1.1 and unencrypted HTTP requests to minFraud services on October 16, 2019, as part of our commitment to securing and protecting your data. Please ensure you are using TLS v1.2+ to connect to MaxMind services.
May 8, 2020:
We retired the legacy minFraud SOAP API on May, 2020. Please integrate with the legacy minFraud service directly, or use our newer minFraud services.
In the coming months, we will be retiring the following:
- TLS v1.0 and 1.1 support across MaxMind products and services (October 16, 2019);
- Unencrypted HTTP requests to our legacy minFraud services (October 16, 2019); and
- The legacy minFraud service SOAP API (January 31, 2020 – revised to May 8, 2020).
Read on below for more information. MaxMind is deeply committed to information security and protecting customer data, and taking these steps will allow us to ensure your data is as safe and secure as possible. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
MaxMind and Dosh will be presenting at the Merchant Risk Council’s annual fraud prevention conference, MRC Vegas, on Tuesday, March 19, from 4:15pm – 5pm. Read on below for the details and what you’ll take away from the session.Continue reading
The global e-commerce market size grew to a record $2.2 trillion in 2017, and there are no signs of a slowdown in 2018, as more and more people turn to the virtual marketplace for their shopping needs.
But this tremendous exponential growth also has a dark side. As digital channels are opening, and international brands are diversifying their offerings, fraudsters are seeking new, or rediscovering old, ways to capitalize on global opportunities.
MRC Vegas 2018 is March 19 – 22 at the Aria Resort and Casino, and MaxMind has some great events scheduled to help you connect with us throughout the conference.
MaxMind will be presenting alongside Shopify at the Merchant Risk Council’s flagship fraud prevention conference, MRC Vegas, Tuesday, March 20, from 2:15pm – 3pm.
Jenn Sessler, MaxMind’s Director of Business Development, and Will Mowat, Shopify’s Fraud Operations Lead, will be discussing the growing problem of account takeover and what merchants can do to combat it. Jenn and Will bring years of industry insight and first-hand experience with fraud prevention and risk mitigation to this informative and timely presentation on account takeover.
MaxMind is heading to ad:tech New York, one of the world’s largest conferences for digital brands and technology leaders. Come visit us at our booth and learn more about our GeoIP and minFraud products, and stick around for a speech hosted by our Director of Business Development Jenn Sessler.
In the battle against e-commerce fraud, it is incumbent upon online merchants to know the enemy and the tactics they employ. When it comes to account takeover, online merchants face the added challenge of recognizing a fraudster masquerading as a valued and trusted customer.
In this blog post, we will provide you with information on what account takeover is, and how to combat it.