Credit card skimmer masquerades as favicon

Criminals register fake domain to hide their web skimmer as an innocuous image file.

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Online credit card skimming increased by 26 percent in March

Criminals are known to take advantage of events that capture people’s attention. This is true for any kind of attack that relies on social engineering, such as the phishing emails exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic. Certain events such as the current crisis not only get the attention of threat actors but they also lead to changes…

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Rocket Loader skimmer impersonates CloudFlare library in clever scheme

URLs can be deceiving, but the one used to mimic CloudFlare’s Rocket Loader in the latest Magecart attack takes it to a whole new level.

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Fraudsters cloak credit card skimmer with fake content delivery network, ngrok server

Criminals set up fraudulent infrastructure that looks like a typical content delivery network—except it isn’t. Behind it hides a credit card skimmer injected into Magento online stores.

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Fintech security: the challenges and fails of a new era

The fintech industry has gone through some dramatic changes during the last decade and is still trying to adapt. Is security still one of their priorities?

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6 ways hackers are targeting retail businesses

Whether it’s a high-volume shopping season or not, retail businesses are at risk from cybercriminals in a number of ways. Learn how hackers target retailers and shoppers alike.

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New evasion techniques found in web skimmers

As Magecart credit card skimmers become exposed by security researchers, their authors are refining evasion techniques to go undetected.

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Hundreds of counterfeit online shoe stores injected with credit card skimmer

A Magecart credit card skimmer was found injected into hundreds of counterfeit, brand-name shoe stores—a one-two punch of victimization for users first duped with fake goods then stripped of their personal data.

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There’s an app for that: web skimmers found on PaaS Heroku

Cybercriminals are abusing platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud provider Heroku to build web skimming apps and steal customer data.

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Web skimmer phishes credit card data via rogue payment service platform

Threat actors combine phishing with a web skimmer to create a devious scheme designed to lift credit card data from unaware shoppers.

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