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Avangate removes support from TLS 1.0

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by

Starting May 1st, 2016, Avangate will disable the use of TLS 1.0 encryption protocol for inbound HTTPS connections . This protocol is no longer considered secure and so Avangate will no longer support it. Data security and keeping your data safe is our highest priority, which is why we adhere to the industry’s best practices and highest security standards for data protection. Disabling the use of the TLS 1.0 protocol is something that is also recommended by the PCI Council (Avangate is a Level 1 PCI-DSS certified entity. In 2015, the PCI Council released a new version of their Data Security Standard stating, among other changes, that SSL and TLS 1.0 can no longer be used after June 30, 2016. While the council later postponed implementation until June 2018, we are instituting it immediately to ensure your security. […]

Help your Customers be Security Aware

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in the US and this brings up people’s attention towards the security issues related to their devices – computers, tablets, mobile, etc. This, along with the fact that the security software market is constantly growing turns NCSA into a great opportunity to push security software to end-users – antivirus solutions, antispyware, firewalls and so on. […]

Malware Email Message with Avangate Name on it

Posted on July 28th, 2011 by

The Avangate Critical Response Team identified earlier today bogus purchase confirmation emails with Avangate’s name on it, with a link to malware. First of all, Do NOT click any links within that email.

The malware message confirms a credit card charge and contains a link (false download PDF invoice link) to a malicious content (virus) that automatically installs on the machine. […]

Phishing Alert for Avangate Vendors and Affiliates

Posted on February 13th, 2009 by

Today we received reports from Avangate partners about deceiving emails they have received, in a phishing attempt to capture login information to access Avangate vendors and affiliate accounts. […]