When it comes to cybercrime, retailers are two steps behind the hackers

When it comes to cybercrime, retailers are two steps behind the hackers

Washington Post (blog)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/03/21/when-it-comes-to-cybercrime-retailers-are-two-steps-behind-the-hackers/

The massive cyberattack on Target last year unleashed efforts to protect consumers from crooks swiping credit card data from in-store transactions. But as retailers and regulators scramble to develop a solution, hackers have already moved on.

Most hackers are focusing their efforts on online transactions — increasingly with an eye on those conducted over smartphones or other mobile devices.

In other words, retailers are two steps behind the criminals.

While cyberattacks on physical systems, such as registers, card readers and gas pumps, …..

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/03/21/when-it-comes-to-cybercrime-retailers-are-two-steps-behind-the-hackers/

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