Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2021
Retail giant Costco discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

Costco Wholesale Corporation discloses a data breach, threat actors had access to customers’ payment card information. Retail giant Costco Wholesale Corporation notified its customers of a data breach that might have exposed their payment card information. Data was allegedly exposed while customers were shopping at one of its stores. Costco discovered the security breach after […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 20, 2019
Magecart attackers target mobile users of hotel chain booking websites

Trend Micro researchers reported that a Magecart group has hacked the websites of two hotel chains to inject scripts targeting Android and iOS users. Researchers discovered a series of incidents involving software credit card skimmer used by Magecart to hit the booking websites of hotel chains. In early September, the researchers discovered a JavaScript code onto two […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2019
Magento Attacked Through Card Skimming Exploit

Currently of 300,000+ Magento stores, the vast majority of the installs is still running vulnerable versions of the popular content management system. The problem with patches is that sometimes they fix something and sometimes they break something. Sounds strange, right? Well, let us explain ourselves. See, PRODSECBUG-2198 is a security patch for Magento that fixes […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2016
PCI PIN Transaction Security requests upgradeable credit card readers

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI Council) updates its standard to reduce fraudulent activities against PoS systems. The number of credit card frauds involving Point-of-Sale continues to increase, in the last months, numerous attacks targeted retails and hotels worldwide. The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI Council) has responded with the definition […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 14, 2016
Placing a skimmer on Gas Station Card Scanner in less than 3 seconds

Attack ATM is very simple for criminals, a video released by Miami Beach Police shows two men installing a credit card skimmer in less than 3 seconds. In October, the CENTRAL MEANS OF PAYMENT ANTIFRAUD OFFICE (UCAMP) of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance released the annual report on Payment card frauds. This year […]