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Magecart Web Skimming Attacks

Updated on 2022-12-07

A newly spotted web skimming campaign, active since at least 2021, has infected 40 e-commerce sites. The threat actor, Group X, leveraged a unique supply-chain technique. Read more: Defcon Skimming: A new batch of Web Skimming attacks

Updated on 2022-12-06: Groups X, Y, Z

Jscrambler researchers have an analysis of recent Magecart web skimming operations carried out by three groups they are tracking as Group X, Group Y, and Group Z. Read more: Defcon Skimming: A new batch of Web Skimming attacks

Updated on May 2022: Web skimming attacks

Microsoft has a good review on web skimming attacks and the latest techniques these groups are using these days.

Overview: Magecart attacks

Sucuri said it found a web skimming operation attacking WooCommerce-based shops that exfiltrates payment card data to Telegram channels.

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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