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Are you protecting your business from hackers? As thousands of consumers shop from the comfort and safety of their homes this holiday season, a war is being waged behind the scenes. "[A] sort of battleground has evolved between the e-commerce merchants along with their customers and the cyber-criminals," explains Dr. James Williams in his article, "On-Line Credit and Debit Card Processing and Fraud Prevention for E-Business" published in the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition.

A professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Williams warns, "As new technological security methods are implemented by merchants to protect themselves and their customers, the cyber-criminals attempt to find ways through or around these technological barriers. If past events are any indication of the future, this battle is not over and merchants and their customers must continue to find secure methods to combat the criminals..."

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