What’s the matter?
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a warning for SMBs and government agencies about e-skimming attacks, also known as web-skimming or Magecart attacks.
A brief overview
The FBI has issued a warning to specifically the small and medium-sized businesses and government agencies that take credit card payments online.
E-skimming occurs when cybercriminals inject malicious code onto a website’s point of sale (POS) system in the form of payment card skimmer scripts, in an aim to steal customers’ payment card information.
The FBI has also provided recommendations and mitigations for the businesses to defend against e-skimming attacks, which include