Attackers compromise sites with a number of goals in mind – also referred to as actions on objective. In some instances they aim to abuse resources or gain SEO power, and in others they are seeking access to sensitive data, also known as data exfiltration.
The Rise in Cyber Stealing
Lately we’ve noticed an increase in attempts to steal login credentials. We’ve seen many attacks targeting ecommerce websites with the intention of accessing sensitive information, including credit card numbers and back-end credentials.