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Shopper IP usage frequency

This check fires when the number of transactions associated with the shopper IP address exceeds the configured threshold. The time threshold is a moving window calculated backwards from the moment of the transaction. 

Fraudsters often use the same IP address for a number of fraudulent transactions in a row, possibly attempting different cards or techniques. This check is aimed to allow merchants to set velocity limits on any particular IP address.

Contact the Adyen Support Team to enable this risk rule for recurring payments.

Configuration Options

  • Merchants can establish a threshold for both the number of transactions and the timeframe allowed. The default is 5 times over 30 minutes. 
  • The risk fires on the transaction after the set threshold. So, if you set a threshold of 5 in 30 minutes, it fires on the 6th transaction in that 30 minutes.