Nearly 6,000 online stores hit by hackers

Thousands of retailers have been hit by credit card detail stealing malware. They way the hackers got in? Unpatched software flaws.

Over 5,900 e-commerce sites contain malware that steals victim’s credit card details, according to a security researcher.

The malicious code has been placed on 5,925 compromised sites by hackers, according to Dutch security analyst Willem De Groot. He said that hackers gained access to a store’s source code using various unpatched software flaws.


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