Online commerce is an everyday occurrence. One can buy almost anything online. Safe and secure online transactions are, however, an issue for most internet users. Everybody is familiar with online fraud. This is especially true and prominent with the use of credit or debit cards. Countless people fall victim to cyber fraud on a daily basis. Cybercriminals phish credit and debit card details.
This growing problem led to the development and implementation of new and more secure payment methods when trading on the Internet. These methods also apply to the online gambling arena.
iDEAL is a payment method preferred by the Dutch when buying goods or services online. Approximately 80% of people in the Netherlands use iDeal for online transactions.