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Thread: Have you ordered online again with Connecting Threads?

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    CHASE Visa has an alert system that send me a email and a phone message telling me about the purchase within minutes of the purchase. Love this service. Also, when ordering online, as soon as you hit submit on your order go to tools on the menu, Internet Options link, then Content, Then Clear SSL, Hit that button and then OK. This will clear your information from the internet right after your purchase, otherwise it stays out there for anyone to access...for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dakotamaid View Post
    I thought is was Fabric Depot that had the problem. I got a letter from them.
    I did too, but my card had already declined a purchase so I knew something was wrong. I hadn't heard about connecting threads but its been months since I've ordered from them. Discover has been great tho, they catch it before I even know what happened!

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    i have ordered from connecting threads since they had their security breach with no problems. i also use a card that has a small limit when ordering on line. not much room for trouble there.

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    I ordered from them about 3 weeks ago and had no problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by omaluvs2quilt View Post
    I either use paypal or Discover...Discover is able to generate a one time use (or one vendor use) card #. I've used it for years with no problem. I worked at a Credit Union for years and debit is one of the least safe forms of payment.
    Never heard of this with Discover card. Can u explain this to me? Having trouble with Pay Pal Seems they froze my acc. I had Discover on it & now they say I can't charge any more. Have to get their credit card with their bank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sucia View Post
    I've had Paypal for years. After this I think I'm going to keep it funded more regularly.
    Can you explain this Pay Pal Account & how you keep it funded? Having trouble with them. Have ordered from e-bay & went thro PP then to my Discover Card Now they say No More Have to get their card but they want to know the name of my Bank?? Can't get an answer from them as to why they need my Bank name & account.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dakotamaid View Post
    I thought is was Fabric Depot that had the problem. I got a letter from them.
    I also thought it was this place, not CT. Lets not get this wrong.
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    Just ordered from them a week or so ago. Agree with someone else who wrote about not using debit card on line. I hadn't heard that they had a problem with their accounts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by omaluvs2quilt View Post
    I just go into my discovercard.com and click on "manage account" and "secure on-line purchases". It will ask you to enter your log-in info and then takes you to a small screen that says "generate secure account #". Each time you do this you can create another "secure" account number that is tied to your account, but the number itself can only be used one time or with one vendor. I have generated separate account numbers for any recurring payments as well as for certain vendors I frequently do business with. I keep a log, so if my account is hacked I know where it came from. I was recently hacked thru I-tunes, so trust me I know. Discover was amazing, I had a new card in the mail the next day and all was well. That's when I decided to get separate account #s for things just like this. If you are hacked, you don't need to get a new account # because only the account listed (which is not your actual #) can be de-activated and your account remains intact.
    Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to this thread. Thank you so much for this information. My Discover card was also hacked thru I Tunes. Again thank you so much!

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    I have, but I always use a feature my bank offers called a "shopsafe" card when I shop on line. It generates a one time use card that won't compromise my whole account should that card get hacked. I highly recommend this for anyone buying anything on the internet. (I rarely use Paypal since they have had many problems with accounts being compromised in the past as well.)

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