Ransomware hits e-commerce platform X-Cart

E-commerce software vendor X-Cart suffered a ransomware attack at the end of October that brought down customer stores hosted on the company’s hosting platform.

The incident is believed to have taken place after attackers exploited a vulnerability in a third-party software to gain access to X-Cart’s store hosting systems.

“We have identified what we believed to have been the vulnerability but do not wish to disclose the name until its confirmed by our security firm,” Jeff Cohen, VP of Marketing for Seller Labs, the company behind X-Cart, told ZDNet in an email.

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Source: ZDNet