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New MageCart Attacks Target Bedding Retailers My Pillow and Amerisleep

March 20th, 2019
Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of two newly identified Magecart attacks targeting online shoppers of bedding retailers MyPillow and Amerisleep. Magecart is an umbrella term researchers gave to at least 11 different hacking groups that are specialized in implanting malware code on e-commerce websites with an intent to steal payment card details of their customers silently.

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Hackers infect e-commerce sites by compromising their advertising partner

January 16th, 2019
Magecart strikes again, one of the most notorious hacking groups specializes in stealing credit card details from poorly-secured e-commerce websites. According to security researchers from RiskIQ and Trend Micro, cybercriminals of a new subgroup of Magecart, labeled as "Magecart Group 12," recently successfully compromised nearly 277 e-commerce websites by using supply-chain attacks. Magecart

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Android Trojan Now Targets Non-Banking Apps that Require Card Payments

August 18th, 2017

The infamous mobile banking trojan that recently added ransomware features to steal sensitive data and lock user files at the same time has now been modified to steal credentials from Uber and other booking apps as well.

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a new variant of the Android banking Trojan called Faketoken that now has capabilities to detect and record an infected

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Russian Financial Cybercriminal Gets Over 9 Years In U.S. Prison

July 11th, 2017

A 29-year-old Russian-born, Los Angeles resident has been sentenced to over nine years in prison for running botnets of half a million computers and stealing and trafficking tens of thousands of credit card numbers on exclusive Russian-speaking cybercriminal forums.

Alexander Tverdokhlebov was arrested in February, pleaded guilty on March 31 to wire fraud and on Monday, a federal court

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MasterCard launches Credit Card with Built-In Fingerprint Scanner

April 21st, 2017

MasterCard has unveiled its brand new payment card that has a built-in biometric fingerprint scanner, allowing customers to authorize payments with their fingerprint, without requiring a PIN code or a signature.

The company is already testing the new biometric payment cards, combined with the on-board chips, in South Africa and says it hopes to roll out the new cards to the rest of the world

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Hackers Steal Payment Card Data From Over 1,150 InterContinental Hotels

April 20th, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is notifying its customers that credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen after it found malware on payment card systems at 1,174 franchise hotels in the United States.

It’s the second data breach that U.K.-based IHG, which owns Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, has disclosed this year. The multinational hotel conglomerate

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Hackers Steal Payment Card Data From Over 1,150 InterContinental Hotels

April 20th, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is notifying its customers that credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen after it found malware on payment card systems at 1,174 franchise hotels in the United States.

It’s the second data breach that U.K.-based IHG, which owns Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, has disclosed this year. The multinational hotel conglomerate

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Tesco Bank Hacked — Cyber Fraudsters Stole Money From 20,000 Accounts

November 7th, 2016

Almost 20,000 Tesco Bank customers have had their money stolen from their accounts after the banking arm of UK’s biggest retailer fall victim to a hacking attack this weekend.

As a result of the hack, Tesco Bank has frozen online transactions in an attempt to protect its customers from, what it described as, the “online criminal activity.”

However, customers can still use their debit and

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324,000 Financial Records with CVV Numbers Stolen From A Payment Gateway

September 13th, 2016

Around 324,000 users have likely had their payment records stolen either from payment processor BlueSnap or its customer Regpack; however, neither of the company has admitted a data breach.

BlueSnap is a payment provider which allows websites to take payments from customers by offering merchant facilities, whereas RegPack is a global online enrollment platform that uses BlueSnap to process

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This $10 Device Can Guess and Steal Your Next Credit Card Number before You’ve Received It

November 25th, 2015

Imagine you have lost your credit card and applied for a fresh credit card from your bank. What if some criminal is using your new credit card before you have even received it?

Yes, it’s possible at least with this $10 device.

Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has built a $10 device that can predict and store hundreds of American Express credit card numbers, allowing anyone to use them for

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