Boosting Online Business Security: Exploring the Power of Verification

Boosting Online Business Security: Exploring the Power of Verification

In today’s digital landscape, online businesses face increasing security challenges. Verifying the identity of users and customers has become crucial to mitigate risks and maintain trust. In this article, we will delve into the importance of verification for online businesses, exploring various examples of how different industries utilize verification solutions to enhance security and protect their operations.

  1. E-commerce Platforms:
    E-commerce platforms heavily rely on verification to ensure secure transactions and prevent fraudulent activities. Examples of verification methods utilized by these platforms include:
  • Two-factor authentication (2FA): Users are required to provide an additional authentication factor, such as a unique code sent to their mobile device, in addition to their password.
  • Address verification: Ensuring that the shipping address provided by the customer matches the verified billing address, minimizing the risk of fraudulent orders.
  • Identity verification: Requiring customers to submit a scanned ID or driver’s license to confirm their identity, particularly for high-value purchases.
  1. Financial Institutions:
    Banks and financial institutions implement robust verification measures to safeguard customer accounts and prevent unauthorized access. Some notable examples include:
  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA): Users are required to provide multiple factors, such as a password, a unique code sent to their mobile device, and/or biometric data (fingerprint or facial recognition).
  • Know Your Customer (KYC): Financial institutions verify the identity of customers by requesting official identification documents, proof of address, and other relevant information.
  • Transaction verification: Additional security measures, such as one-time passwords (OTPs) or transaction confirmation emails, are employed to authorize and verify financial transactions.
  1. Cryptocurrency Exchanges:
    Cryptocurrency exchanges face unique challenges due to the decentralized and anonymous nature of digital currencies. Verification plays a pivotal role in preventing fraudulent activities and complying with regulatory requirements. Key verification methods employed by cryptocurrency exchanges include:
  • KYC and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks: Users are required to provide identification documents, proof of address, and undergo stringent verification processes to comply with regulations and prevent illicit transactions.
  • IP address verification: Identifying and monitoring the IP addresses of users to detect suspicious activities or potential hacking attempts.
  • Withdrawal confirmation: Implementing additional security steps, such as email or SMS verification, before authorizing cryptocurrency withdrawals.
  1. Online Marketplaces:
    With the rise of peer-to-peer online marketplaces, verification is crucial to establish trust between buyers and sellers. Here are some verification techniques employed by online marketplaces:
  • User rating systems: Allowing users to rate and provide feedback on their interactions with other users, helping to build a reputation system.
  • Seller identity verification: Verifying the identity and contact details of sellers to ensure authenticity and discourage fraudulent listings.
  • Buyer protection programs: Implementing measures such as escrow services or payment gateways to protect buyers and mitigate the risk of scams.

Verification methods are vital for bolstering the security of online businesses across various industries. From e-commerce platforms to financial institutions, and cryptocurrency exchanges to online marketplaces, businesses are leveraging verification solutions to safeguard their operations and foster trust among users. By adopting appropriate verification measures, online businesses can mitigate risks, protect sensitive data, and provide a secure environment for their customers and stakeholders.

Phone Verification App for Shopify

We have developed an app for Shopify, which does automated phone verification for your shop. This app affectively helps you reduce fraud and chargeback.

The app is in beta currently, which is available at

Classic features of OnVerify Plugins are included:

  • Automated Number Formatting & Checking
  • Phone Type Blockage (Mobile only, Landline only,…)
  • Verification Type Selection (SMS/Phone)
  • Limit #retries, retry intervals for bad use
  • Integrated to shopify admin. Direct link to verification details.
  • Verify manually or automatically before checkout @shopify. Manual verification is done after checkout process, and triggered by manual checking. Checkout Verification is done automatically before the checkout process

We look for beta testers, and during beta, all verifications are free of charge, just contact us


Phone Verification Module for Magento officially announces immediate availability of phone verification module for Magento.


Feature highlights:

  1. No change on magento codes.
  2. Works with standard magento hooks
  3. Supports phone or sms verification type, which can be set from administration page
  4.  Automated number format checking
  5.  Built-in country code prefix adding (no need for country pull down)
  6.  Phone Verification template (what’s to be said on the phone call) can be customized
  7.  SMS Verification message can be configured
  8.  Phone number blacklist
  9.  IP blacklist
  10.  Limit #verifications
  11.  Set retry time between trials


    More information is available at:

    Online demo at:



Phone Verification Plugin for WordPress

OnVerify proudly announces the first alpha of phone verification module for wordpress. The plugin is downloadable from

Basically it does protect your wordpress installation at comments, registration, lost password, login form; so adds extra security to your wordpress.

The plugin model is simple, uses standard wordpress hooks, so no need to change a single code at wordpress base. It adds two simple fields to selected areas; telephone and code to enter. When the form is submitted, it checks the pin which must be gotten with sms or phone call

More details are at, you can access plugin details and setup instructions with opening a free account at
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You can also test it without any payment.


Phone Verification Module for PrestaShop announces immediate availability of Phone Verification Module for PrestaShop, with following features:

  1. Phone, SMS or User selection phone verification (can be changed from PrestaShop Admin)
  2. Works before the payment process
  3. Ability to verify all orders, or once per customer account
  4. Promote the customer to specific customer group after verification
  5. Bypass specific customer group (like wholesale)
  6. Phone Verification Template can be changed from PrestaShop Admin, and can be managed from
  7. SMS Message template can be managed from PrestaShop Admin
  8. Number of digits in PIN can be set from PrestaShop Admin
  9. Limit #verifications per customer
  10. Limit retry time between verifications
  11. Blacklist specific phone numbers of prefixes, from PrestaShop Admin and
  12. Block specific phone types from
  13. Limit cost of verification call from
  14. Blacklist IP’s from admin interface
  15. Limit number of sales to the same number in given period from PrestaShop Admin
  16. Built-in number validation and correction. Invalid numbers are rejected by
  17. Built-in IP to Country prefix checking and correction

Live demo is available at Opening a free account at lets you access full package.

This module is distributed free of charge, but each verification is billed. provides, easy to use worldwide Automated Phone Verification service. Applying for an account is free of charge at OnVerify works from balance and charges only the answered phone calls.


Phone Verification Module for VBulletin 4.X proudly announces the immediate availability of the Phone Verification Module for Vbulletin 4.X

Here are the feature highlights:

  1. Works at Account Activation step or before subscription payment
  2. Supports phone or sms verification type, which can be set from administration page (Phone or SMS Only, User Select or auto select)
  3.  Automated number format checking
  4.  Built-in country code prefix adding (no need for country pull down)
  5.  Phone Verification template (what’s to be said on the phone call) can be customized
  6. SMS Verification message can be configured
  7. Automatically promote users to a specific group
  8. Bypass verification for specific customer groups (like wholesale)
  9. Limit #verifications
  10. Set retry time between trialsYou can try it from

    You can try it at your VBulletin based forum free of charge, by opening an account at

Phone Verification Modules for Popular Web Software continues to provide more support to Online Business with ready to go modules for the selected software. The most recent contribution is WHMCS Fraud Protection module, which is free of charge and try. Online demo is available at It carries all the characteristics of OnVerify Module architecture, such as:

  1. Automatic number validation and correction
  2. Supports Phone or SMS Verification
  3. Call Flow or SMS message can be customized
  4. Extra security levels: #retry limit, ip->country code checking,…
  5. Free Module
  6. Pay only per verification
WHMCS module also includes support for Maxmind’s minFraud system.

Before WHMCS module, OnVerify developed following modules:

  1. Opencart Phone Verification (
  2. VBulletin Phone Verification (
  3. WordPress Phone Verification (

New modules are under development, announcements will be posted to provides automated phone/sms verification service. This solution can be highly customized. OnVerify does not charge for account opening or does not ask a monthly fee. You will only pay per verification. You don’t have to pay a dime till you test everything and find the solution meets your requirements!

Fraud Protection module for WHMCS proudly announces the immediate availability of Fraud Protection Module for WHMCS


Here are the feature highlights:

  1. All verification types. Can be set from admin: Phone, SMS, Auto Selection, User Select
  2. Call flow can be set using OnVerify Template system. Web based management
  3. Limit maximum number of verifications for the same order
  4. Setting of retry time between verification trials
  5. Do verification for all orders, or bypass verification for verified users
  6. Maxmind minFraud option
  7. Automated number formatting and validation built-in
  8. Extra security of checking IP->Phone number country code

Live demo is available at, do a new order.

Contact for the plugin package after opening a free account at