Shift4 NOT Affected by OpenSSL “Heartbleed” Vulnerability

Shift4 is aware of the “Heartbleed” vulnerability that is being reported by security bloggers and the mainstream media. None of Shift4’s technologies have been affected by the Heartbleed bug. Because we’re your merchant advocates, we have put together the following information to help you protect your personal information from other sites that may have been compromised.

Expecting Increased Transaction Volume?

As the weather is warming up and many of you are gearing up for your busy season, Shift4 is springing into action as well! Odds are good that you have something planned this year that will result in a significant increase or spike in your transaction volume.

Spring Clean Your DOLLARS ON THE NET® Account

Spring officially arrived last month, which means it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning your DOLLARS ON THE NET® account by removing former users that might be remaining. Doing so will protect against unwanted access to your account.

VISA Issues POS Malware Alert

Being merchant advocates, we at Shift4 strive to inform our merchant customers about the importance of maintaining updated software, Web browsers, and recently, operating systems. This alert comes from VISA.

Windows XP Warning: The Time to Update Is NOW

In January, we warned you that Microsoft would cease support for Windows XP very soon. Well, that time has come. After April 8, 2014, Windows XP is no longer receiving security patches or end-user updates from Microsoft, thereby making the operating system highly vulnerable after a new attack vector is discovered. This impacts you in two ways: first is the loss of PCI compliance, and second is the loss of system security.