Since late last year, there has been a steady rise in malware campaigns that aim to steal sensitive personal information and financial credentials. Attackers often insert pieces of malicious code in the middle of a shopping cart process, allowing them to leak credit card numbers, billing addresses, and identification numbers. The main objective is one of the most notorious in the world of hacking – identity theft and fraud.
We have discussed in the past how images can be used to store malicious data and bypass other security scanners.
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