One in five Magecart-infected stores get reinfected within days

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Online stores that have been infected with the Magecart malware –known to record and steal credit card details from checkout forms– often get reinfected after clean-up operations, a recent report has revealed.

“In the last quarter, 1 out of 5 breached stores were infected (and cleaned) multiple times, some even up to 18 times,” said Willem de Groot, a Dutch security researcher and the creator of MageReport, an online malware and vulnerability scanner for online stores.

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In related news, Zack Whittaker reports, Meet the Magecart hackers, a persistent credit card skimmer group of groups you’ve never heard of.

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