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Magecart-related arrests made in Indonesia

The three individuals arrested represent only a small portion of the Magecart web-skimming group, but the investigation is ongoing.

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Macy’s breach is a game-changing Magecart attack

The attackers customized the Magecart code to the Macy's website to steal credit card information in the wallet and new registrations.

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How a bank got hacked

Notorious hacker Phineas Phisher claims to have netted hundreds of thousands of pounds sterling in a 2016 hack of the Cayman National Isle of Man Bank. Here's how he did it and why it's cause for concern.

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Web payment card skimmers add anti-forensics capabilities

The newly discovered Pipka script can delete itself from a website after execution, making it very difficult to detect.

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Cobalt cybercrime group might be launching Magecart skimming attacks

Researchers link Magecart-based skimming attacks to Cobalt (a.k.a. Carbanak), whose cyber attacks have netted millions of dollars.

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Magecart web skimming group targets public hotspots and mobile users

IBM researchers discover new Magecart scripts suggest planned advertisement injection through Wi-Fi and supply chain attacks.

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How and why deepfake videos work — and what is at risk

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

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Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Web-based card skimmers are becoming harder to detect and remove thanks to evolving techniques.

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What is spear phishing? Why targeted email attacks are so difficult to stop

A highly targeted form of phishing, spear phishing involves bespoke emails being sent to well-researched victims. It is hard to spot without close inspection and difficult to stop with technical controls alone.

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Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous

Abandoned domain names are low-hanging fruit for attackers, who can use them to access sensitive email or customer data.

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4 scams that illustrate the one-way authentication problem

These scams rely on tricking consumers into believing they are interacting with a trusted vendor. Here’s how vendors can prevent the scams.

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