Most of online stores compromised by credit-card theft

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All the small and big websites provide different services to the people like health, sports, education etc. However, technology sites are having many benfits and also  disadvantages, such as hacking, less used and many other. Such hackers aren’t hacking the site but creates other problem by changing the data. Well, in this article we will inform you how the hackers are getting access of steeling a store. 

According to a survey more than 6000 stores have been hacked, online shops payment process by attaching specially the craft codes, all these sources are using to steal payment card detail. The particular codes give access stealing the money to the theft and hackers. Almost one year ago, Willem De Groot, who is a Dutch Researcher, identifies these attacks and found almost 3501 stores that had harmful JavaScript code in their PCs. After all the situation was going even worst instead of better.

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De Groot stated that on March the ratio of infected shops were getting high, near 30 % to 4,476 and then in September it got to 5,925. There were more than 750 online stores who weren’t happy from skimming payment card details for attackers in 2015 and so today as well. Furthermore, he said that more than one group who has been busy such kind of activities. There is a kind of increase in in the variants of malware as compare to 2015. Additionally, the first malware just intercepted pages which had been checked in URL.

Malicious code is added into the system by using the known vulnerabilities in e-commerce software and content management solutions. Many things aren’t important. Many problems are creating problems but the owners are not getting them serious. When the De Groot was trying to inform owners about the same problems and vulnerabilities but he got negative answers and feedback from the owners. A few of the informal answers from the owners are mentioned here;

  • “We don’t care; it is easy for us to handle our payments by a Third party payment provider”
  • “we use to HTTPS in order to safe our job”
  • “There are many ways to manage these issues”

What is HTTPS & How it protects?

HTTPS is very important for different business and protects the user from the man-in-the-middle attacks. The attackers have also a strong authority to stop the interface between user and server.  That’s why the codes are the soperated on the HTTPS and attackers can see all the information very easily on a server in which user enters.

According to De Groot, he said that in case any one enter and inject JavaScript into your site then the database can have chances to hack.

Hacked Stores Record?

Many owners have been taking action as a result within 48 hours so 334 stores are recovered while recovering 170 new stores hacked. It seems very easy and in reality for the hackers it’s quite easy to get in to any site or page.

Finally, this article can help you to prevent all these attack by hackers. We hope that you can get enough information to protect your site and business from any of hacking actions. For further information you can visit to our website at WWW.INTERNETSEEKHO.COM


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