Tag: cyberattack

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cybercriminals target retail with 264% surge in attacks

February 17, 2022

Via: Charged

Cybercriminals have targeted the retail sector over the past 12 months, with a 264% surge in ransomware attacks on ecommerce and online retail businesses. The figures from SonicWall’s biannual report revealed that cyber attacks and IT security threats have surged […]

News & Trends

Amazon hit by massive global outage leaving many unable to access site for hours

July 12, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon has experienced its second major outage in as many months seeing its shopping service go down across the globe for a number of hours. More than 38,000 users reported issues with Amazon’s online store across Sunday evening in the […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

A cyberattack known as e-skimming is getting more common with the rise of online shopping

January 31, 2020


During the busy holiday shopping season late last year, firearms maker American Outdoor Brands noticed a problem with one of its websites, which sells mostly hats, shirts and accessories. The site, it turned out, was subject to an e-skimming attack […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Shein says data breach affected 6.4M customers

September 28, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Not much more is known about this particular attack yet, and the investigation is ongoing, according to Shein. But it could be something as simple as an email phishing scam, which was responsible for the multi-billion Target data breach five […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers respond to cyberattacks twice a week

September 18, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Cyberattacks on retail sites continue to plague the industry. According to Zynstra, an enterprise-grade IT software provider, 16% of retailers said they experience a cyberattack or attempt every day, 11% said they respond to an attack two to three times […]