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Cloudflare launches Page Shield to thwart Magecart card skimming attacks

March 25, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Cloudflare has launched a new web security offering to prevent Magecart-style attacks.

Magecart is an umbrella term used to describe JavaScript-based, card-skimming attacks. Legitimate websites and e-commerce platforms containing vulnerabilities — such as in a back-end content management system (CMS) or third-party script dependencies — are exploited, JavaScript code is embedded in e-commerce-related pages, and then any payment card information submitted to these pages is harvested and sent to attackers.

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