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Attacks that compromise online shops to skim payment card details are increasing and growing in sophistication. The latest technique involves hiding malicious code and stolen data inside legitimate files. A Dutch researcher reported last week that almost 6,000 online shops, most of them built with the Magento content management system, have malicious code that intercepts […]

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The Travelers Risk Index, an annual survey from The Travelers Companies, provides insight into the most pressing concerns of American consumers and business leaders. While fewer respondents believe that the world is becoming riskier, there are shared concerns about cyber threats, the demands of a changing workforce and severe weather.

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Chip-and-PIN cards are here to stay in the U.S. — despite some pushback from banks and retailers alike. While the switch means better protection for consumers and companies at point-of-sale (POS) terminals, there are new security threats on the horizon as scammers shift their efforts from brick-and-mortar stores to online transactions and more aggressive chip-and-PIN […]

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Most organizations’ external perimeter is pretty buttoned up. But once you make it inside it’s still pretty weak. It’s a pretty quick operation to go from social engineering to exploit somebody’s workstation, to pivoting in the environment and escalate all the way to an administrator where you can access anything.

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