Ticketmaster hack much wider than initially reported, says RiskIQ

John Leonard
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Hackers target the weakest link in the digital supply chain
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Hackers target the weakest link in the digital supply chain

Hacking group Magecart responsible for a sophisticated attack via third-party vendors that could have affected 800 ecommerce sites

The data breach of Ticketmaster last month, which spilled the credit card details of 400,000 customers was part of a major skimming attack by the threat group Magecart, that was much wider than first thought....

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