One of the biggest malicious trends in the last few months and years are credit card stealers — also commonly referred to as credit card skimmers or cc stealers .
In the second part of this Website Malware Anatomy series, I’m going to deconstruct several skimmers and show you what they look like, where they are hiding, and how they work.
What Are Credit Card Stealers?
When a website gets infected, website owners often ask “WHY?!” — this is especially the case with “invisible” malware types like backdoors and similar attacks where the infection’s purpose is not clear.