‘Tis the season to be careful: how to protect your ecommerce site during the holidays

The holidays are finally here and while most people will be filling the coming weeks with goodwill and cheer, there’s a subset of society that will be doing exactly the opposite – cybercriminals. It’s predicted that cybercrime will cost the global economy more than $10.5 trillion every year by 2025 and according to the FBI, attackers are especially active during holiday periods. Cyberattacks increased in the run up to Mother’s Day Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend and Fourth of July Weekend in 2021. Now, it’s highly likely the same criminals are upping their efforts in the run up to the winter festive season. So, in this blog we’ll look at the tactics cybercriminals use to target ecommerce sites at this time of year. Plus, we’ll suggest a few ways online business owners can protect themselves against common holiday hacks. 5 common types of holiday season cyber attacks 1 – SQL Injection

This post was originally published on MediaTemple by Sarah Holt.

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