Foregenix Blog

Alert: New PHP Webshell Identified

Posted by Benjamin Hosack on 03/03/17 11:50

A new piece of malware has been identified by the Foregenix DFIR team.  The malware is a PHP webshell - a script, which when installed on a compromised system, presents a sophisticated administration platform allowing the attacker to browse the filesystem of the compromised server, upload, create, edit, download or delete files or stop running processes.

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Topics: web security, Magento

Magento Security Tips - what can you do to protect your website?

Posted by Mike Hinton on 23/02/17 15:39

The eCommerce sector has seen significant year-on-year growth over the last 5 years. With that growth, the world's most popular eCommerce platform, Magento, has seen seen rapid growth too (currently 26% marketshare globally).

With popularity comes a downside - Magento websites are increasingly becoming the target of attacks by criminals .

Over 60% of breached eCommerce websites assisted by our team in 2016 were Magento-based websites.

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Topics: web security, Magento, malware

Magento Malicious JavaScript in Action

Posted by Benjamin Hosack on 08/11/16 14:48

Magento websites have been under attack from a new malicious JavaScript family of malware - our forensic team has been working with many hacked websites to help them regain control of their online businesses and to limit losses.

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Topics: web security, Magento, malware, JavaScript

Magento Websites - Have You Patched SUPEE-8788 Yet?

Posted by Benjamin Hosack on 04/11/16 14:28

Last month Magento released SUPEE-8788 to fix a number of security issues – you can read about SUPEE-8788 in detail here.  A LOT of websites have not yet patched and are at risk of being hacked.

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Topics: web security, Magento

Alert: Magento "Cloud Harvester" Malware Targeting Insecure Websites

Posted by Minaxi Parmar on 04/08/16 09:00

Magento websites are under attack from a new credit card harvesting technique designed to evade detection while harvesting payment card data from major payment processor iframes - a new malware called Magento Cloud Harvester.

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Topics: web security, Magento

Mico Digital signs as a FGX-Web Partner

Posted by Kirsty Trainer on 17/12/15 17:25

Foregenix welcomes Mico Digital as an official partner of its FGX-Web product. Mico Digital now offer FGX-Web to protect their clients' eCommerce websites from increasing threats, attacks and data breaches.

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Topics: web security, Magento

Magento Malware Alert: Malicious Client Side Javascript

Posted by Kirsty Trainer on 02/12/15 16:55

Much has been made of the Magento Shoplift vulnerability and we have certainly seen a notable uplift in Magento related investigations on the back of it. A trend that we have observed involves a variation to the Shoplift attacks, designed to steal payment card data from outsourced payment models - such as iframes as provided by all major payment processors.

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Topics: Forensics and Incident Response, web security, Magento

Magento Malware: Credit Card Hijack – Malicious Javascript Alert

Posted by Benjamin Hosack on 23/11/15 16:39

Our forensic team have just wrapped up a forensic investigation on an e-commerce business that has had a considerable number of customer data stolen – including credit card data. This latest Magento malware attack involved a malicious Javascript – recently announced by Magento on the 16th November 2015.

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Topics: Forensics and Incident Response, web security, Magento

New Magento Patch: SUPEE-6788

Posted by Kirsty Trainer on 10/11/15 10:54

Magento Update: Magento has announced a new patch available for Magento Community versions older than 1.9.2.2 and Magento Enterprise versions older than 1.14.2.2.

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Topics: Forensics and Incident Response, web security, Magento

Magento Malware Scanner

Posted by Benjamin Hosack on 15/09/15 15:29

If you run a Magento website, you need to take steps to protect your online business now.

The Foregenix forensic team has been seeing escalating numbers of websites built on Magento being compromised and losing clients data, such as:
• Personal Data
• Payment card data
• Account credentials

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Topics: web security, Magento