Adobe announced yesterday plans to buy the Magento e-commerce platform for $1.68 billion. While the Magento brand is mostly known for the open source online store CMS of the same name, Adobe was mostly interested in Magento Commerce, an online-store-as-a-service platform.
Security researchers say they've identified at last 1,000 Magento sites that have been hacked by cybercriminals and infected with malicious scripts that steal payment card details or are used as staging points in the delivery of other malware.
A new W3C standard is slowly creeping into current browser implementations, a standard that will simplify the way people make payments online.
Canadian police have seized the domain of Fazny.ca, an online electronics store that stole users' payment card data and used it to make fraudulent purchases.
A couple from the Brick Township in New Jersey stands accused of using a flaw in the Lowes online portal to receive goods for free at their home.
A botnet specialized in gift card fraud is using the infrastructure of nearly 1,000 websites to check the balance of several types of electronic gift cards in order to defraud legitimate card owners.
Willem de Groot, a Dutch security expert, is asking owners of defunct or soon-to-be-dead online stores to donate their domains so he can set up honeypots and track credit card stealing malware and other types of cyber-attacks on e-commerce targets.