Payment

What is Vishing?
Vishing: How to identify voice phishing and fend off attackers
  • Online sales

Vishing (voice phishing) is a contemporary scamming method through which scammers attempt to get hold of your personal data. In doing so, cyber criminals in most cases impersonate a company employee over the telephone in order to obtain sensitive data. With the help of specific examples from real life, we explain how you can identify voice phishing and protect yourself against attacks.

Vishing: How to identify voice phishing and fend off attackers
Steam Refund
Steam refunds: How to return a game
  • Social media

If a game you purchased on the popular gaming platform wasn’t a hit, you can request a refund and get your money back after a few days. Find out which requirements you have to fulfill to get a refund, which games can be exchanged, and how to apply for a refund on Steam. Our dedicated article holds all the answers. Read on for more.

Steam refunds: How to return a game
Cryptomining
Cryptomining: meaning, function, and dangers
  • Know-how

Cryptos are the new gold. Unsurprisingly then that cryptomining evokes some association to the historical gold rush. The rise of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has led to tremendous hype surrounding digital money and cryptomining. Mining, in this case, refers to the mining or verification of cryptos through computing power and cryptominers. Read on to learn about the function and the dangers of...

Cryptomining: meaning, function, and dangers
WooCommerce payments
WooCommerce payments: default types and other payment gateways
  • CMS

For a smooth checkout experience that appeals to many customers, it is recommended to set up different payment methods in WooCommerce. WooCommerce offers different methods by default but you can add other payment gateways, too. Find out more about available payment gateways, their advantages and disadvantages, and the top WooCommerce payment providers.

WooCommerce payments: default types and other payment gateways
Binance Smart Chain
What is Binance Smart Chain?
  • Online sales

With low transaction costs and fast processing, Binance Smart Chain has been able to capitalize on Ethereum’s problems and win over developers and users. Here’s how BSC works, what advantages and disadvantages it offers compared to Ethereum, and whether a change at the top of the most popular blockchain networks is imminent.

What is Binance Smart Chain?
Bitcoin: all you need to know about the digital payment network
Bitcoin –what you should know about the digital currency
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When it comes to the peer-to-peer network Bitcoin, published in 2009, opinions are divided. On one side of the argument are those who see the enormous potential of a decentralized payment system, run not by a single authority, but administered and controlled by all users. On the other side are those who use every opportunity to point out the instability of the open source project’s exchange rate...

Bitcoin –what you should know about the digital currency
The best PayPal alternatives
The best alternatives to PayPal at a glance
  • Online sales

Americans love shopping online because it’s so convenient. Until recently, online payment systems were heavily dominated by one industry heavyweight: PayPal. But not everyone is enthused by this payment method, having been criticized for both security as well as data protection issues. Fortunately, there are plenty of PayPal alternatives out there. We’ll introduce a few here.

The best alternatives to PayPal at a glance
eBay alternatives
eBay alternatives for bargain hunters
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Almost everyone knows the online auction marketplace eBay. High commissions and negative experiences have led some users to try out alternatives. There are sustainable online marketplaces with fair business models and platforms where you can buy and sell safely. We present the best eBay alternatives and make the comparison: Which can hold its own?

eBay alternatives for bargain hunters
Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies: What’s behind these digital currency systems?
  • Online sales

Ever since the unparalleled Bitcoin boom in 2017, which was to be followed by a no less spectacular drop, cryptocurrencies have been both an exciting and controversial topic. The billions of dollars traded by speculators on bitcoins and alternatives such as Ethereum are often not even considered in the providers’ plans – revealing a glimpse of the foundations of cryptocurrencies.

Cryptocurrencies: What’s behind these digital currency systems?
Online payment gateways: PayPal alternatives
Payment gateways that you should know about
  • Online sales

Just a few years ago, the prospect of paying for goods and services online was unimaginable. But in many industries today internet shopping has overtaken high street retail. As a result, online payment services like PayPal have become very popular, with many customers considering them a decisive factor when shopping online. So how do these payment gateways actually function? We’ll explain this...

Payment gateways that you should know about