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Online Stores Infected with Skimming Malware

Initial Estimates point to almost 6,000 online stores as victims.

(October 13, 2016)
Data thieves have installed scripts to skim payment card data on nearly 6,000 websites. Some of the information the malware harvest is being sent to servers in Russia. Dutch developer Willem de Groot has been investigating.  Experts point out that one way to reduce your risk is to use online proxies such as PayPal and Visa Checkout.