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Configuration: Payment Services - Kount Fraud Detection

System > Configuration > Sales > Payment Services > Kount Fraud Detection


The Kount Fraud Detection service targets Internet fraud by detecting networks of programs that have been designed to defraud online merchants. The application detects fraud related to credit cards, checks, and PayPal, and then tracks the transactions, so that illegal or suspect Financial activity can be stopped. As the merchant, you set up credit card validation rules in the Kount system to monitor transactions related to your online store.

For detailed, step-by-step instructions, see Payment Services: Kount Fraud Detection.

Field Descriptions

Options Scope Description
Enabled Website Select Yes or No to enable or disable the Kount Fraud Detection payment service in your store.
Kount Merchant ID Website Enter the merchant ID for your Kount Fraud Detection merchant account. This information is provided to you by Kount.
RIS Certificate Website Select the RIS (Risk Inquiry System) certificate to upload. This is the RIS Certificate File that is requested in the Kount Agent Web Console. If a file is not uploaded, the generic Kount Certificate is used.
Certificate Password Website Enter the RIS certificate password for your Kount Fraud Detection merchant account.
Test Mode Website Set Test Mode to Yes or No.

Whitelist Website IP Addresses which are permitted to use the Kount Fraud Detection system while it is in Test Mode.
Current IP Website Displays the IP address of the computer you’re accessing this from. If you wish to exempt yourself from Test Mode, copy and paste this IP address in the Whitelist field.