AnywhereCommerce Confirms Its Solutions Are Insulated from Heartbleed Bug

Leading Mobile Commerce Provider Says Its Gateway, Hardware and Software Technologies Remain Secure


MONTREAL, April 15, 2014 – AnywhereCommerce, a global payments technology provider, announced that its full suite of mobile commerce technologies are not  affected by the Heartbleed bug that is causing massive disruption among major websites, including those in the financial services sector. The Heartbleed bug is caused by a flaw in Open Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, which is broadly used to protect sensitive data as it is transmitted across the network.

“While the Heartbleed bug is causing serious security breaches and concerns for many providers, I’m pleased to report that AnywhereCommerce’s entire portfolio of mobile commerce technologies remains unscathed by this flaw,” said Mitchell Cobrin, the company’s chief executive officer. “We place tremendous resources in ensuring that our entire system architecture maintains the highest levels of security. As a result of our ongoing work and investment, AnywhereCommerce customers can be sure that both merchant and consumer data has not been compromised by Heartbleed, and that they can continue to use our solutions with complete confidence.”

AnywhereCommerce delivers a wide range of mobile commerce technologies to merchant service providers around the globe. The company’s suite of solutions includes gateway services, mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) hardware, and software applications. AnywhereCommerce also delivers its CorePay Opened SDK interface to developers and independent software vendors (ISVs) that are looking integrate secure payment acceptance functionalities into third-party applications.

Pamela Rasey