web skimming

Pierluigi Paganini December 24, 2023
Europol and ENISA spotted 443 e-stores compromised with digital skimming

A joint law enforcement operation led by Europol and the ENISA, along with private security firms, identified 443 online shops compromised with digital skimming. Europol and ENISA collaborated in a joint law enforcement operation uncovering 443 online shops affected by digital skimming. The operation is part of EMPACT priority, a law enforcement activity targeting the criminals […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 24, 2022
Microsoft warns of new highly evasive web skimming campaigns

Threat actors behind web skimming campaigns are using malicious JavaScript to mimic Google Analytics and Meta Pixel scripts to avoid detection. Microsoft security researchers recently observed web skimming campaigns that used multiple obfuscation techniques to avoid detection. The threat actors obfuscated the skimming script by encoding it in PHP, which, in turn, was embedded in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2020
New skimmer attack uses WebSockets to evade detection

Experts spotted a new skimmer attack that used an alternative technique to exfiltrate payment information from payment cards. Researchers from Akamai discovered a new skimmer attack that is targeting several e-stores with a new technique to exfiltrate data. Threat actors are using fake credit card forum and WebSockets to steal the financial and personal information of the […]