With the upcoming Christmas season in India, more and more people are getting ready to buy online for discounts, EMI plans and other deals. The annual turnover of e-commerce giants like Flipkart and Amazon is the driving force behind online shopping. And as the volume of online financial transactions grows, scammers are also taking steps to hack websites and encourage buyers to reveal their credit card information. One of the most common techniques that cybercriminals use to steal credit card information is form hijacking. Cybersecurity firm Norton warns online shoppers of “formatting” attacks during the Diwali season. Here are nine things you should know about this dangerous hacking technique and how you can protect yourself.
With form hijacking, hackers steal credit / debit card information from payment forms on websites2. With the help of “formjacking” hackers steal credit / debit card information from payment forms on websites
Recently, the hackers used Formackjacking to hack the British Airways website and stole $ 3.8 million in credit card data4 / 9
The recent attack on the British Airways and Ticketmaster sites was caused by assault attacks. This resulted in the theft of credit card details from 3.8 lakh users.