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Bluetana App Quickly Detects Hidden Bluetooth Card Skimmers at Gas Pumps

Bluetana App Quickly Detects Hidden Bluetooth Card Skimmers at Gas Pumps
August 16, 2019Swati Khandelwal
In recent years, gas stations have become one of the favorite targets for thieves who are stealing customers' credit and debit card i...

Magecart Hackers Infect 17,000 Sites Through Misconfigured Amazon S3 Buckets

Magecart Hackers Infect 17,000 Sites Through Misconfigured Amazon S3 Buckets
July 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Magecart strikes again! Cybersecurity researchers have identified yet another supply-chain attack carried out by payment card hackers a...

In-Depth Analysis of JS Sniffers Uncovers New Families of Credit Card-Skimming Code

In-Depth Analysis of JS Sniffers Uncovers New Families of Credit Card-Skimming Code
April 03, 2019Swati Khandelwal
In a world that's growing increasingly digital, Magecart attacks have emerged as a key cybersecurity threat to e-commerce sites. Ma...

New MageCart Attacks Target Bedding Retailers My Pillow and Amerisleep

New MageCart Attacks Target Bedding Retailers My Pillow and Amerisleep
March 20, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of two newly identified Magecart attacks targeting online shoppers of bedding retailers ...

Watch Video: How Hacker Installs a Credit Card Skimmer in 3 Seconds

Watch Video: How Hacker Installs a Credit Card Skimmer in 3 Seconds
March 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Card Skimmers have been around for years, but the video posted below is a perfect example of the evolution of the technology used by thi...

Hacker Finds How Easy Is to Steal Money Using Square Credit-Card Reader

Hacker Finds How Easy Is to Steal Money Using Square Credit-Card Reader
August 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Next time just be careful while swiping your credit card at small retailers or trendy stores that use Square Reader to accept credit car...

Smart ATM offers Cardless Cash Withdrawal to Avoid Card Skimmers

Smart ATM offers Cardless Cash Withdrawal to Avoid Card Skimmers
March 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Banks have tried every effort, from providing Magnetic Stripes based Credit and Debit Cards to Chip-and-Pin Cards , in order to secure i...
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