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WordPress Plugins could expose online shoppers on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are upon us, Checkmarx published a report analyzing the security of some of the top WordPress plugins. The Black Friday and the Cyber Monday are upon us and security experts from Checkmarx are questioning the security of some of the top WordPress e-commerce plugins that are currently used in more than 100,000 commercial websites
Publish At:2016-11-23 20:10 | Read:3654 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Black Friday Cyber Monday Cybercrime

Fake apps, identity theft, and 7 tips to keep your data safe this holiday shopping season

If the twinkle lights on trees and the familiar tunes of carols emanating from coworkers’ earbuds haven’t given it away already: we’ve officially entered holiday shopping season. This means you may be likely to use your mobile device to purchase presents for your family and friends. It’s more important than ever to be vigilant while making purchases on your
Publish At:2016-11-21 22:20 | Read:3290 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Tips + Tricks Uncategorized Cyber Monday fake apps ho

Retail Cybersecurity: Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Upon Us

In the U.S., the post-Thanksgiving shopping blitz of Black Friday often serves as a make-or-break event for many retailers. Indeed, Black Friday is the day when retailers start to make a profit for the year. No further explanation is needed to understand why retail cybersecurity is so important. Since the arrival of the browser, online shopping has evolved.
Publish At:2016-11-19 23:00 | Read:3761 | Comments:0 | Tags:Retail Black Friday Cyber Monday online shopping Point-of-Sa

Surfing sales on Cyber Monday with your mobile device? Stay safe with these tips

Cyber Monday is nearly upon us. In the span of 24 hours millions of people will run to their devices to capitalize on some of the best sales of the year. While the digital sale-rack ravaging is at its peak, we suspect security will not be top of mind for most, especially on mobile. In 2014, Cyber Monday sales rose eight percent from the year before and mobi
Publish At:2015-12-15 16:40 | Read:2128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Tips + Tricks Cyber Monday online shopping

Cyber Monday: 5 Essential Tips to Stay Safe Shopping Online

Shopping online on Cyber Monday can be a quick, hassle-free way to get through your holiday shopping list, but just as in the physical world, there are precautions every online shopper should take to protect personal and financial information.Cyber Monday has become the biggest online shopping day of the year, with last year’s online sales from Thanksgiving
Publish At:2015-11-29 02:30 | Read:2150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Cyber Monday cyber security Shopping Onli

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Security Tips

With the two most hectic shopping days of the year rapidly approaching, you may be preparing to nab a deal… but identity thieves are just as busy trying to nab your financial information. While you’re out looking for the best deals online and in retail shops on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, keep these security tips in mind to protect your identi
Publish At:2015-11-26 00:45 | Read:3532 | Comments:0 | Tags:Thought Leadership Black Friday Cyber Monday security

No Holiday Bonanza for Cybercriminals During 2014 Holiday Shopping Season

Every year, retailers dedicate a tremendous amount of energy preparing to take advantage of the holiday shopping season that kicks off with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They often institute an annual “holiday freeze” period to avoid affecting sales and technology performance with new technology or buggy patches. The reason is obvious: These are
Publish At:2015-01-05 21:35 | Read:3166 | Comments:0 | Tags:IBM X-Force Industries Vulns / Threats Black Friday Cyber Mo

IIS, Compromised GoDaddy Servers, and Cyber Monday Spam

While doing an analysis of one black-hat SEO doorway on a hacked site, I noticed that it linked to many similar doorways on other websites, and all those websites were on IIS servers. When I see these patterns, I try to dig deeper and figure out what else those websites have in common. This time I revealed quite a few GoDaddy Windows servers have been pwned
Publish At:2014-12-08 07:40 | Read:3466 | Comments:1 | Tags:Learn Webserver Infections Website Spam Cyber Monday godaddy

Hackers Have a List and They’re Checking It Twice! My Advice for Protecting Your Family This Holiday Shopping Seas

Turkey, football, quality time with the fam…and shopping online for a new TV. That’s the stuff traditions are now made of. But do you remember the time when we waited until after the pumpkin pie was served to hit the virtual mall? The reality is retail apps are better than ever and discounts are getting pushed out way earlier. And we are taking the bai
Publish At:2014-12-05 02:10 | Read:4041 | Comments:0 | Tags:Executive Perspectives Featured black friday cyber monday id

Cyber Monday: Staying Safe from Hacks and Scams This Holiday Season

Online shopping is a convenient alternative for those of us who wish to skip the never-ending checkout lines and herds of holiday shoppers. From the comfort of our own home, or cubicle, we can quickly and easily check off our wish lists, without lining up at the crack-of-dawn for doorbuster discounts.With 2014 Cyber Monday sales expected to reach a record $2
Publish At:2014-12-01 09:20 | Read:2130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Cyber Monday online shopping Phishing

Black Friday, Cyber Monday for Crooks, Too!

Underground cybercrime shops that sell credit and debit card accounts stolen from retailers are slashing prices and promoting their own Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales as fraudsters gear up for the busy holiday shopping season. Card data stolen from main street retailers, a.k.a. “dumps,” is sold to crooks who encode the numbers onto new plast
Publish At:2014-11-29 22:00 | Read:2223 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Web Fraud 2.0 Black Friday Cyber Monday

'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday' — 4 Scams To Watch Out For While Shopping

Holiday Shopping season is really an excited time for both shoppers and retailers, but unfortunately it's a good time for cyber criminals and scammers as well.With Black Friday (28th November 2014) and Cyber Monday (1st December 2014) coming up, you need to be more careful while shopping. These are the two very busy shopping days where shoppers spend million
Publish At:2014-11-26 09:55 | Read:3763 | Comments:0 | Tags:Black Friday black friday deals black friday sales Cyber Cri

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Online Shopping Made Safer

We’ve seen the infographics and read the articles. Year after year, the statistics showing the outcome of the mad online shopping spree around this time are staggering yet eye-opening. For businesses, they’re exciting to look at. We owe these numbers from groups who took interest in observing and documenting consumer behaviour as retailers contin
Publish At:2014-11-24 09:30 | Read:5953 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security black friday cyber monday safe online shoppi

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