SAN DIEGO — Sears, Roebuck and Co. has chosen an Internet fraud detection system from HNC Software Inc. Known as eFalcon, the technology uses predictive software to examine transaction, customer, and merchant data in real time to help online merchants prevent payment fraud.

Media Metrix Inc. said that Sears’ Web sites have the most visitors in the department store retail category. The sites attracted nearly 2.5 million visitors last July.

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