The US Federal Bureau of Investigation issued today a warning for the US private sector about e-skimming attacksal known as web skimming, or Magecart attacks.E-skimming attacks happen following a simple pattern: (1) hackers gain access to a company’s online store; (2) hackers hidemalicious code on the company’s website; (3) the code collects payment card information from users while they’re making purchases on the infected site.
In a highly sophisticated impersonation attack, attackers impersonate a legitimate vendor, which does business with the targeted company, in order to steal money or sensitive information. uch emails are drafted so as to appear legitimate tricking unsuspicious users into making the wire payment, thereby causing financial loss.
Critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Mozilla Firefox web browser and Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR), and a high-severity bug has been reported for Google Chrome, all of which could allow for arbitrary code execution. The bugs were announced as part of larger updates (to Chrome 78 stable channel release, Firefox 70 and Firefox ESR 68.2) that also included several fixes for high-severity and moderate flaws