Magento gets sold again

Magento gets sold again

Adobe Systems Inc. has agreed to buy Magento for $1.68 billion, in a bid to capture a bigger slice of the digital-commerce industry from Salesforce.com Inc. and Oracle Corp. Where does that leave the future of its open source? […] Read more

Magento Credit Card Hack

Magento Credit Card Hack

Yes once again Magento is being targetted for credit card fraud. According to Flashpoint, “attackers who are using brute-force password attacks to access administration panels to scrape credit card numbers and install malware that mines cryptocurrency.”

Why you ask?  Well the stealing credit card is obvious but the mining?  Well  Magento has a big footprint in terms of hosting needs and so does cryptocurrency mining.  So what better way than to steal that power from someone else.  Bit like “sharing”  your neighbor’s cable TV link. But not as innocuous.

But don’t worry too much.  Their efforts are simply brute-force attacks using common and known […] Read more

Magento Imagine April 2017

Magento Imagine April 2017

Now in its seventh year, Imagine 2017 will bring together 2,500+ merchants, partners, developers, and commerce experts from 45+ countries to network, exchange ideas, and build relationships. Take a look at all the fun from previous years […] Read more

Malware that just won’t go away

Malware that just won’t go away

A new Magento hack which steals credit card data on checkout has been detected. Unlike other hacks it uses a Magento extension using database triggers to check and reinstall itself if components have been detected and removed. So how do you detect and/or get rid of it? […] Read more