In the last few months, we noticed an increase in attacks targeting ecommerce platforms aiming to steal credit card information. We saw a similar rise last year after the summer ended, and believe that trend will continue now that the holiday season is quickly approaching.
Most of these attacks are based on intercepting the communication between the online store and the payment gateway (the checkout process) in order to send valuable information to the attacker.
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Bruno Zanelato. Read the original post at: Sucuri Blog