Anatomy of Formjacking Attacks

The rise of the Internet has contributed positively in many ways to people’s lives and you can find almost any service on the internet now. However, the convenience of the internet also opens a gate to use malware to steal people’s confidential information, and unfortunately, more and more malware authors are taking advantage of this.

Formjacking, where cybercriminals inject malicious JavaScript code to hack a website and take over the functionality of the site’s form page to collect sensitive user information, is one of the fastest growing forms of cyber attack. It is designed to steal credit card details and other personal information from payment forms that are captured on the “checkout” pages of e-commerce websites.

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Source: Palo Alto