Enabling Retail Deals and Repelling the “Steals”

Security Boulevard

Retailers, shoppers and threat actors alike are preparing for the big day: Amazon Prime Day, when there are retail sales opportunities to be had as retailers run their own sale event to compete with, or leverage the public visibility of the day.

BrandPost: Securing IoT: Best Practices for Retailers

CSO Magazine

In particular, the retail sector is increasingly using IoT technology to personalize the customer experience and digitization. We see innovation on a daily basis. Without a doubt, one of the most game-changing innovations is the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Online Retailers That Cancel Purchases Continue To Utilize Personal Information Gathered During The Attempted Transactions

Joseph Steinberg

To understand the significance of the issue, please consider a recent experience of mine: The week of Black Friday weekend, I ordered a new refrigerator from an online retailer. CyberSecurity Privacy cancelled transaction data collection online retail

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Facial Recognition Is Coming to Retail

Schneier on Security

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5 holiday Cybersecurity tips retailers need this year

CyberSecurity Insiders

Retailers around the world are preparing for a chaotic holiday season. Supply chain disruptions are causing issues , and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is something retailers need to keep in mind, especially when operating a brick-and-mortar location.

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Taking a Neighborhood Watch Approach to Retail Cybersecurity

Threatpost

Bugcrowd CTO Casey Ellis covers new cybersecurity challenges for online retailers.

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BrandPost: Are Retailers Ready for Holiday Season Ransomware?

CSO Magazine

Retail has a ransomware problem. While almost every sector has been plagued by ransomware over this past year– which is malicious software that locks access to systems and encrypts data so that users cannot access it – retail is a particularly hard hit vertical.

Attacks On Retail Websites Up Heading Into Holiday Season

Security Boulevard

A new article in Help Net Security is reporting that attacks on retail industry websites from Q4 2020 through the first half of 2021 were notably higher than all other industries, and were characterized by more sporadic peaks in attacks.

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm

Threatpost

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Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud

Dark Reading

As retailers roll out more "buy online, pickup in-store" options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention from in-store theft to e-commerce fraud

Pathr.ai Reaffirms Position as Privacy-Centric Solution for Retailers with Spatial Intelligence Platform

Dark Reading

s Spatial Intelligence technology is used to improve business outcomes in a variety of retail use cases Pathr.ai’s

Retailers are Potentially Losing out on Profit Protecting Against Fraud…New Report Provides Insight

CyberSecurity Insiders

Unfortunately, retailers are 5-7x more likely to decline transactions from these new customers compared to returning consumers in an effort to protect against fraud. While these numbers may at first appear small, they can have devastating consequences for retailers in each industry.

Retail Me This

Security Boulevard

The post Retail Me This appeared first on Enzoic. The post Retail Me This appeared first on Security Boulevard. As the impacts of the pandemic continue to ripple outwards, hackers are tapping into credential stuffing as an easy way to victimize both companies and individuals.

How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush

Security Boulevard

The post How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush appeared first on Gurucul. The post How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush appeared first on Security Boulevard. The six-week period in the holiday season at the end of the year propels many.

Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot

Security Boulevard

Whether they are participating in it or competing against it, retailers worldwide are preparing for Amazon Prime Day. The post Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot appeared first on Cequence. The post Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot appeared first on Security Boulevard.

BrandPost: Hyper-vigilance is Critical for Retail Security

CSO Magazine

In fact, the situation is likely to be worse due to the impact supply chain issues are having on retailers and their customers. Everything around the holidays is magnified.

Retail giant Costco discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

Security Affairs

Retail giant Costco Wholesale Corporation notified its customers of a data breach that might have exposed their payment card information. The retail giant has 737 membership-only retail stores across the U.S.,

US Media, Retailers Targeted by New SparklingGoblin APT

Threatpost

The new APT uses an undocumented backdoor to infiltrate the education, retail and government sectors. Government Hacks Malware

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Retailers Can’t Afford to Neglect Security

Security Boulevard

In a recent article in Supply Chain Brain, security for another vertical was covered, retailers and their specific need for increased security. . The post Retailers Can’t Afford to Neglect Security appeared first on K2io.

Fashion retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Bleeping Computer

American fashion brand and retailer Guess is notifying affected customers of a data breach following a February ransomware attack that led to data theft. [.].

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How online retailers can boost sales completion at checkout

CyberSecurity Insiders

By allowing retailers to securely store customer payment information, the friction associated with having to enter those details every time customers shop is removed. This not only negatively impacts consumers, but retailers too.

US Retailers Pull Surveillance Company Products Linked to Genocide

Security Boulevard

Some argue a national security concern was the greater driver for pulling product off retail shelves. Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe’s dropped Lorex … Continue reading US Retailers Pull Surveillance Company Products Linked to Genocide ?.

Not Punny: Angling Direct Breach Cripples Retailer for Days  

Threatpost

fishing retailer’s site has been hijacked and redirected to Pornhub. A U.K. Breach Hacks Web Security

BrandPost: Retail Data Needs Better Security in a Contextual World

CSO Magazine

In his book The Context Marketing Revolution : How to Motivate Buyers in the Age of Infinite Media , author Mathew Sweezey (who also heads up market strategy at Salesforce) argues that the key to breaking through the infinite media noise and reaching customers is context. Hooray! Sounds amazing!

Electronics retail giant MediaMarkt hit by ransomware attack

Bleeping Computer

Electronics retail giant MediaMarkt has suffered a ransomware attack causing IT systems to shut down and store operations to be disrupted in Netherlands and Germany. [.].

What Retailers Should Know About Cybersecurity This Holiday Season

Duo's Security Blog

The holiday season is critical for the retail industry in the U.S., Retailers have to protect consumer PII and stay compliant to PCI DSS, GDPR, CPPA and more. Retail is critical to the U.S. With 52 million Americans working in retail, one in four U.S.

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud hit by Egregor Ransomware

Security Affairs

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted operations at its stores, Egregor ransomware appears to be involved. BleepingComputer was the first to confirm that the retail giant was hit by Egregor ransomware after it obtained the ransom note.

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Retail Fraud Spikes Ahead of the Holidays

Dark Reading

Researchers note massive increases in retail goods for sale on the black market, retail phishing sites, and malicious applications and social media profiles

Quantifying Online Retailers’ Bad Bot Problem

Security Boulevard

The post Quantifying Online Retailers’ Bad Bot Problem appeared first on Security Boulevard. A new report from Aberdeen Research quantifies the cost of bad bots on e-commerce profitability and offers insights on how to reduce the negative impact.

Why retailers must adopt a Zero Trust approach during this holiday season

CyberSecurity Insiders

Competition has never been fiercer for online retailers, which means it’s not just quality products and customer service that companies must focus on. Today, we’ll delve into the concept of the zero-trust approach and explain why this is the safest option for retailers.

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Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading

The retail giant discovered malicious code designed to capture customer data planted on its payment page

American retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

American clothing brand and retailer Guess discloses a data breach after the February ransomware attack and is notifying the affected customers. On July 9, 2021, the fashion retailer started sending notification letters to the individuals whose information may have been involved.

The Major Challenges of Customer Identification in the Retail Industry

Security Boulevard

Meeting the expectation of consumers these days isn’t a piece of cake for retailers as the modern consumer demands digital experiences at every touchpoint before making a purchase.

Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

Orvis , a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several weeks last month, exposing credentials the company used to manage everything from firewalls and routers to administrator accounts and database servers, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States.

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PCI Security Council, Retail ISAC Warn Retailers on Magecart Attacks

Dark Reading

Online card-skimming activities grew sharply this summer fueled by the availability of attack kits and other factors, Malwarebytes says

The Cyber Threats Facing Retailers This Holiday Shopping Season

Dark Reading

With supply chain delays and an online shopping boom, attacks will come from multiple angles

80K Retail WooCommerce Sites Exposed by Plugin XSS Bug

Threatpost

The Variation Swatches plugin security flaw lets attackers with low-level permissions tweak important settings on e-commerce sites to inject malicious scripts. Vulnerabilities Web Security

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How a ransomware attack could affect retailers

Trend Micro

Cybercriminals have recently been focusing their efforts on the retail industry, launching ransomware-based attacks that could prove disastrous for businesses if it disrupts their operations during important shopping seasons.

Cybercriminals Target Budding Cannabis Retailers

Dark Reading

Companies in the young, rapidly growing industry are targeted for sensitive information they store and immature security practices

New SideWalk Backdoor Targets U.S.-based Computer Retail Business

The Hacker News

A computer retail company based in the U.S. was the target of a previously undiscovered implant called SideWalk as part of a recent campaign undertaken by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group primarily known for singling out entities in East and Southeast Asia.

Microsoft Exchange Server Exploits Hit Retail, Government, Education

Dark Reading

Mandiant researchers identify a range of victims affected in attacks targeting newly reported Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities

Sneakers, Gaming, Nvidia Cards: Retailers Can Stop Shopping Bots

Threatpost

Jason Kent, hacker in residence at Cequence Security, says most retailers are applying 1970s solutions to the modern (and out-of-control) shopping-bot problem, and offers alternative ideas.

How bots impact retail and e-commerce

Tech Republic Security

Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan explains how bots affect pricing and availability for various retail items. He also offers consumers advice on protecting themselves from fraud