Dutch merchants hacked

Dutch merchants hacked

Tech October 12, 2016 09:09

- Certainly 250 Dutch merchants have fallen victim to hackers. They are placed at the sites the digital equivalent of a skimapparaat, which sent credit card information being intercepted.

According to research by security expert Willem de Groot. In total, worldwide cracked more than 5,900 stores, including 250 so Dutch. The hackers are hereby unwittingly put a piece of software on the site, send credit card information to pay not only to shop but also to a gang of cyber criminals. These are then sold online again.

Under Dutch webshops are no huge names. It comes to shopping as VanOutlet. namely, 24Kids. en Aloe-buying. viz. De Groot says that credit card companies like Visa and MasterCard should block these stores. He also advises Google to add sites to the blocking list for Chrome browser.

The large has published the complete list online.

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