Tag Archives: google

Magento Skimmers: From Atob to Alibaba

Last year we saw a fairly massive Magento malware campaign that injected credit card stealing code similar to this: It uses the JavaScript atob function to decode base64-encoded domain names and URL patterns. In the sample above, it’s hxxps://livegetpay[.]com/pay.js?v=2.2.9 and “onepage”, respectively. The campaign used a variety of different domain names and targeted all sorts More Info »

Fake Google Domains Used in Evasive Magento Skimmer

We were recently contacted by a Magento website owner who had been blacklisted and was experiencing McAfee SiteAdvisor “Dangerous Site” warnings. Our investigation revealed that the site had been infected with a credit card skimmer loading JavaScript from the malicious internationalized domain google-analytîcs[.]com (or xn--google-analytcs-xpb[.]com in ASCII): The malicious user purposely selected the domain name More Info »

Typo 3 Spam Infection

Here at Sucuri most of the malware that we deal with is on CMS platforms like: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, and others. But every now and then we come across something a little different. Blackhat SEO Infection in Typo3 Just recently, I discovered a website using the Typo3 CMS that had been infected with a More Info »

Hacked Website Trend Report – 2018

We are proud to be releasing our latest Hacked Website Trend Report for 2018. This report is based on data collected and analyzed by the GoDaddy Security / Sucuri team, which includes the Incident Response Team (IRT) and the Malware Research Team (MRT). The data presented is based on the analysis of 25,168 cleanup requests More Info »

Google Analytics and Angular in Magento Credit Card Stealing Scripts

Over the last few months, we’ve noticed several credit card-stealing scripts that use variations of the Google Analytics name to make them look less suspicious and evade detection by website owners. The malicious code is obfuscated and injected into legitimate JS files, such as skin/frontend/default/theme122k/js/jquery.jscrollpane.min.js, js/meigee/jquery.min.js, and js/varien/js.js. The obfuscated code loads another script from More Info »

Hackers Use Fake Google reCAPTCHA to Cloak Banking Malware

The most effective phishing and malware campaigns usually employ one of the following two age-old social engineering techniques: Impersonation These online phishing campaigns impersonate a popular brand or product through specially crafted emails, SMS, or social media networks. These campaigns employ various methods including email spoofing, fake or real employee names, and recognized branding to More Info »

Googlebot or a DDoS Attack?

A bot is a software application that uses automation to run scripts on the internet. Also called crawlers or spiders, these guys take on the simple yet repetitive tasks we do. There are legitimate bots and malicious ones. A Web Application Firewall (WAF) filters the web traffic and blocks any malicious bots, letting the good More Info »

A Scam-Free Cyber Monday for Online Businesses

Every year we see an increase in website attacks during the holidays.  While business owners see their sales go up due to promotional Black Friday and Cyber Monday campaigns, hackers are in the background working nonstop to create malicious, fraudulent websites as well as take advantage of legitimate ones. Main Cyber Monday Threats Phishing Pages One More Info »