Is your e-commerce website security up to date?
Protect against web-skimming and client-side attacks. A campaign discovered by Malwarebytes Labs in mid-April has lifted credentials from a number of e-commerce portals. Read the full article by Threat Post. Businesses need to understand the main types of e-commerce threats and e-commerce website security should be taken seriously.
What is a credit card skimmer?
Credit card skimming is a type of credit card theft. Cyber criminals use a small device to steal credit card information in an otherwise legitimate credit or debit card transaction. When a credit or debit card is swiped through a skimmer, the device captures and stores all the details stored in the card’s magnetic stripe. The web equivalent is a piece of software that diverts your credit card details to criminals but allows the genuine transaction to go through, so no-one knows any different.
Mitigate client-side risks before they happen. Make sure your website is secure and up to date. Start protecting your online shoppers right now.
Safe shopping experience
Securing your e-commerce business website is critical. This will maintain your reputation, consumer satisfaction and revenue. This is especially true in the current climate. Businesses are moving quickly towards online sales. Consumer habits are changing rapidly. Hackers are working hard to take advantage.
Outdated techniques lead to some blind-sided attacks?
These client-side attacks, like web skimming, can cause customer’s data stealing directly from their browser. As a result, leading to sensitive information and payment data theft. Malicious code could be on your website, typically for in excess of 30 days. These types of attacks are a serious threat to online business and will damage your reputation.
In March 2020, the household brand Tupperware, known for its plastic food container products, was infiltrated by hackers. Using digital skimming code that compromised personal and financial information of almost a million monthly visitors.
The hackers were able to place malicious code on Tupperware’s website to collect details of payment cards that buyers filled in while making purchases. The malicious code discovered hiding in Tupperware’s website on March 20th 2020 was active for at least five days, according to Malwarebytes. Read the full article published by Teiss.
How can you secure your website?
Make sure all updates are installed as quickly as possible with a managed process. Contact the LIS Help Desk and talk to one of our team. We can provide managed hosting solutions and can look after your website security.
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