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RIKEI STARTS TO PROVIDE ASP (Application Service Provider) SERVICES TO OFFER THE USE OF “ThreatMetrix On-Line Fraud Prevention Network Solution” DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED BY THREATMETRIX.

Rikei Corporation (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Katsuei Aoyagi) would like to announce it will start to provide ASP services to allow you to use an On-Line Fraud Prevention Network Solution, which has been developed and produced by ThreatMetrix Inc. (Heat Office: Los Altos, Calif., President and CEO: Reed Taussig).

“ThreatMetrix On-Line Fraud Prevention Network Solution” is the only global on-line fraud prevention network solution available in the market, which is designed to prevent fraud actions on the Web, create e-commerce new accounts and efficiently speed up on-line settlements and account log-in. process.

Most on-line fraud prevention and customer authentication systems require private information to be entered in order to judge whether the customer is the person himself or herself, or he or she is accessing with ill intention. Meanwhile, “ThreatMetrix On-Line Fraud Prevention Network Solution” does not require any private information to be entered, and instead, it automatically obtains Web transaction information such as device information like the PC, geographical information like the country, and checks whether multiple credit cards were not used on the same date of the authentication, and whether expensive purchases were not made, and whether the country from which access was made differed each day as well as whether a proxy server is not being used. At the same time, this system is also designed to check the list of devices stored in the database to determine the device was not used in the past fraud cases to tell whether he or she is not accessing with any ill intention. If he or she was judged to be accessing with ill intention, the system instantaneously refuses to give approval for on-line shipping’s payment procedure as well as to create new accounts and to accept their log-in action, thus making it possible to reduce the risk of charge back for credit card settlements caused by cased of frauds and other criminal deeds.

With the start of this ASP services, you can introduce a highly reliable on-line fraud prevention solution with a low cost within a short time. Rikei will actively promote and sell this services in the areas of credit cards, e-commerce and social networks.


  • Assigns a specific device ID to each PC for identification purpose and can identify each PC with high accuracy.
  • Identifies each PC accurately even if IP address is changed, access location is moved or a proxy server is used.
  • No need for changing your browse or for using Cookie.
  • Can identify even a PC infected with a bot virus (*).
  • Various risks such as use of a proxy server, multiple use of the same credit card within a short time, use of multiple accounts, etc. are scored, based on which you can change your responses (approval, refusal or re-check).

* bot virus = a kind of virus with which an attacker with ill intention will send a huge number of unwanted e-mails to a target PC through remote control from outside, or take out information within a target computer.

How to Start

You just insert the ThreatMetrix HTNL tag into your e-commerce payment page. This makes it possible to assign a specific device ID and a risk value to each PC accessing the page.

ASP Service Fee (which differs with the number of sessions)

  • Initial Cost: From Yen 50,000
  • Monthly Fee: From Yen 50,000

Major Users in the USA

CyberSource, EXPERCASH, CashStar, OfferPAL Media, PlaySpan, BillMyParents, etc.

[About ThreatMetrix Inc.]

ThreatMetrix Inc. is a company established in 2005, headquartered in Los Altos, Calif, engaged in the business of developing and producing on-demand security applications. It is supplying on-line fraud prevention solutions to e-commerce companies, credit card settlement companies, etc. Since it released a SaaS model in 2009, its solutions have been adopted by more than 200 companies in the areas of social networks, banking services, e-commerce and marketing related to these areas. It is aggressively doing business globally, centering on the USA.


*Company names and product names appearing above are trademarks or registered trademarks of the parties.


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