Cybercriminals Targeting E-commerce Website Vulnerabilities This Holiday Season
Expect unprecedented levels of online data theft this holiday season due to a lack of deployed client-side security measures.
Tala Security highlights the widespread vulnerability resulting from integrations that enable and enhance website functionality. These integrations, which exist on nearly every modern website operating today, allow attackers to target PII and payment information.
98% of the Alexa 1000 websites were found to be lacking security measures capable of preventing attacks. In related warnings, both the FBI and the PCI Council cautioned that hackers are targeting online credit card information.
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