Web app vulnerabilities fueling millions in online fraud
On the surface, the breaches that impacted British Airways, Ticketmaster and Forbes seem like any other cyberattack: a bad actor finds a security hole and exploits it. And while the headlines may not appear unique, the fact that Magecart style attacks continue to succeed at breaching the websites of global companies without being detected is costing millions of dollars in fraudulent credit card charges and government penalties.
New research conducted by advisory firm Aite Group revealed that 100% of the eCommerce websites examined were not protected — making them easy prey for Magecart attacks. Even more startling is the fact that it took only 2.5 hours of research to uncover the 80 compromised sites. Among the other notable findings:
Download the full report to learn more about the methods and techniques Magecart groups use to conduct digital card skimming and formjacking, and the security measures you can deploy to protect your website and your customers.