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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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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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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Magecart Group 4: A link with Cobalt Group?

Malwarebytes threat intel partnered with security firm HYAS to connect the dots between Magecart Group 4 and the advanced threat group Cobalt.

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No summer break for Magecart as web skimming intensifies

Despite the heat, criminals are hard at work stealing credit card data from unaware shoppers. July marks a notable increase in web skimmer attacks over previous months.

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No man’s land: How a Magecart group is running a web skimming operation from a war zone

We take a look into a Magecart group’s web skimming activities, which are relying on a bulletproof-friendly host in battle-scarred Luhansk, Ukraine to provide cover for their activities, safe from the reach of law enforcement and the security community.

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