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Zacharias Pigadas

Reflections on the recent SolarWinds breach

17/12/20 14:59

So… 2020 is turning out to be the gift that keeps on giving. So much has happened within the last year both in InfoSec, and more importantly, in non-InfoSec, that we are pretty sure we will all be glad when 2021 comes along. With unexpected events coming our way in almost every single month of 2020, December has not failed to deliver.

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Magento 1 Under Attack

15/09/20 18:36

Over the past couple of days a large number of Magento 1 websites (and smaller numbers of Magento 2, OpenMage, ASP.net and PHP sites) have been observed as being infected with a previously unknown card data skimmer. This has been one of the largest campaigns in recent times, we have identified more than 4,400 infected websites (and counting). The malware uses a key logging approach to extract card data from the websites’ checkout pages and sends that data back to an infrastructure under the control of the attacker.

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POS Malware Data Breaches And Why They Keep Happening

10/07/19 12:15

Recently, more and more news has surfaced about millions of consumers becoming affected by data breaches. Most of these data breaches involve a company’s point of sale (POS) machine. The main objective for hackers, when attempting to hack a company’s POS machines, is to steal the 16-digit card number from your credit card. Obtaining credit card information from big companies can be extremely lucrative for hackers, as on the black market, credit cards can sell for up to £100 per number.

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Kieran Murphy

eCommerce, Big or Small – Are You Being Hacked Right Now?

14/06/19 11:04

eCommerce has changed the way we shop and has brought huge benefits to consumers and businesses, but it comes with increased risks. Criminals are increasingly exploiting the weaknesses in businesses’ IT systems, applications and processes.

According to the British government statistics, there were 2 million cyber crimes last year and that number is increasing fast. That’s because cybercrime is potentially very lucrative; and the risk of getting caught compared with other crimes is relatively low.

We know from our own research that 79% of all businesses, both large and small, are at risk.

 

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Over 75% Of Global Magento Websites At High Risk Due To A Simple Oversight

13/03/19 17:46

Security scans and analysis on over 170,000 Magento websites (the most popular e-commerce platform globally) revealed that over 75% are at high risk from cyber criminals, with a further 1% being at critical risk.

Our latest global survey identifies the most significant vulnerability for SMEs is hackers looking to exploit the absence of critical security patches.

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Zacharias Pigadas

Reflections on the recent SolarWinds breach

17/12/20 14:59

So… 2020 is turning out to be the gift that keeps on giving. So much has happened within the last year both in InfoSec, and more importantly, in non-InfoSec, that we are pretty sure we will all be glad when 2021 comes along. With unexpected events coming our way in almost every single month of 2020, December has not failed to deliver.

Read More

Magento 1 Under Attack

15/09/20 18:36

Over the past couple of days a large number of Magento 1 websites (and smaller numbers of Magento 2, OpenMage, ASP.net and PHP sites) have been observed as being infected with a previously unknown card data skimmer. This has been one of the largest campaigns in recent times, we have identified more than 4,400 infected websites (and counting). The malware uses a key logging approach to extract card data from the websites’ checkout pages and sends that data back to an infrastructure under the control of the attacker.

Read More

POS Malware Data Breaches And Why They Keep Happening

10/07/19 12:15

Recently, more and more news has surfaced about millions of consumers becoming affected by data breaches. Most of these data breaches involve a company’s point of sale (POS) machine. The main objective for hackers, when attempting to hack a company’s POS machines, is to steal the 16-digit card number from your credit card. Obtaining credit card information from big companies can be extremely lucrative for hackers, as on the black market, credit cards can sell for up to £100 per number.

Read More
Kieran Murphy

eCommerce, Big or Small – Are You Being Hacked Right Now?

14/06/19 11:04

eCommerce has changed the way we shop and has brought huge benefits to consumers and businesses, but it comes with increased risks. Criminals are increasingly exploiting the weaknesses in businesses’ IT systems, applications and processes.

According to the British government statistics, there were 2 million cyber crimes last year and that number is increasing fast. That’s because cybercrime is potentially very lucrative; and the risk of getting caught compared with other crimes is relatively low.

We know from our own research that 79% of all businesses, both large and small, are at risk.

 

Read More

Over 75% Of Global Magento Websites At High Risk Due To A Simple Oversight

13/03/19 17:46

Security scans and analysis on over 170,000 Magento websites (the most popular e-commerce platform globally) revealed that over 75% are at high risk from cyber criminals, with a further 1% being at critical risk.

Our latest global survey identifies the most significant vulnerability for SMEs is hackers looking to exploit the absence of critical security patches.

Read More