Ransomware out, formjacking in as primary attack vectors

Ransomware out, formjacking in as primary attack vectors

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Quick and easy attack methods like formjacking gained popularity among cybercriminals last year, while more tried and true approaches like ransomware fell to the wayside in 2018, according to a new report.

The reasoning behind this switch, according to Symantec’s just-released Internet Security Threat Report, is quite straight-forward. Formjacking, which entails placing malware on a victim’s system to steal payment card information, is simple to perform and offers an incredibly high yield.

Read more here: scmagazine.com



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