Formjacking is a type of cyber attack, whereby hackers insert a small piece of malicious code into the checkout pages of e-commerce sites, which then enables them to steal customers’ payment card information.
There’s just one week to go until Christmas, that means seven shopping days left, including Christmas Eve – even fewer if you’re doing you plan to shop online, as you’ll have to factor in extra time to process and deliver your order.
If you’re shopping online, you’ll also have to factor in the added risk – although secure website and payment technology is always improving, hackers and fraudsters are always finding more devious ways to defraud people, and so online fraud is still a massive problem.
So, to help ensure you stay safe as you shop online this Christmas, Sainsbury’s Bank has produced this informative infographic…
Around the world, we spend a combined 7.5 billion hours online every day, which adds up to 856,164 years spent browsing – that’s long enough to travel from Earth to Mars and back again.
So, how exactly are we spending so much time connected to the internet? And are we wasting too much time online?
The school summer holidays are almost over, which means mornings can get back to some sort of slightly hectic normality – but there could be a new lesson on the kids’ curriculum this new term, as cyber security is to be taught in schools.
If you were in business around the turn of the millennium, you’ll no doubt have been spooked by talk of the Millennium Bug – you may even have taken steps to prevent the glitch from crippling your company’s IT systems.
Now someone is suggesting it was never really a problem – unsurprisingly, they’re using this theory to support their own about Brexit, and the doom-merchants are wrong on the impact of leaving the EU, just as the experts were wrong about the impact of the Millennium Bug.
So, did we really all overestimate the Millennium Bug?