How We Help Protect Sellers

The help you need for the challenges of online security.

PayPal was built to keep you secure. As a pioneer in online payments, we set the standard for fraud prevention by continuously developing and deploying a broad range of security measures so you can focus on your customers.

Fraud prevention measures.

PayPal's industry-leading loss rate is less than 0.5%. We keep sellers secure with:

  • Data encryption
  • Antifraud risk models
  • Card Security Code (CSC)
  • Verification
  • Antifraud specialists

For details, go to Security for Merchants.

The PayPal security advantage.

  • Security comparison. See how our security measures match up to the competition with PayPal vs. Merchant Accounts.
  • Seller Protection. Reduce your losses from claims, chargebacks, and reversals for unauthorised payments and item not received. Learn more.
  • What others are saying. Hear what fellow sellers are saying about our security in Seller Testimonials.

Other security measures.

Additional resources for sellers.

To learn more about Selling Safely, go to: