Magento Bugs Continue to Prove Low-Hanging Fruit for Card Skimmers


Hackers are widely exploiting a 2017 vulnerability in a Magento plug-in that allows them to take over a user’s e-commerce website and embed malicious code that enables the skimming of credit card data.

Magento, bought by Adobe for $1.68 billion in May 2018, is an open-source ecommerce platform that lets users build online stores/process payments. Due to the nature of the data it processes it is a prime target for threat actors looking to steal shoppers’ financial credentials.

It has persistently proven a juicy vector for attacks.

The FBI warned in a flash alert earlier this month

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