Now card skimming on the Magento based sites
There is no doubt that Magento provide their customer proper security and surety regarding their personal properties. But this card skimming operation has compromised the 7339 Magento online based stores. That is the most shocking story for the Magento based customers. This operation allowed the attackers to consume the card information as the owner use for its personal use. Perfect news of for the month. A Magento hole created online threats to the whole e commerce market.
In early august peeter marvet and the well known security researcher William de Groot commented that these online shopping were hits in the last six month. That was a tragic story. According to the experts recovery time will be consist of few weeks but more than 1200 online Magento based stores were hit in this past six months. These hackers were so fast that they were high jacking 50 to 60 stores every day. That was ridiculous. How could it be possible? According to the survey Magento online based holes compromise the accounts via malware or brute forcing.
How it get hacked and recovered on Magento?
Actual story define the whole situation. One of the hackers through this malware gets the access to the control panel site. They change the code of the site of html template. This gives a large damage to the online script. There is no doubt that it was done with malice and bad intention. This script was hosted on the attacker server.
This script discloses the very important type of information. Such as their card code, card expiry date, their card numbers their card personal information. All this information was controlled by hacker’s server. This cost the owners millions of dollars. According to Magento spokesperson.
According to their team. They have found the Magento 5000 open source users which were affected by Bruce force attacked. There is no evidence that any magneto enterprise were infected.